Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mazda Miata MX-5

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Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a Mazda Miata MX-5 is $421. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems

Mazda Miata MX-5 vehicles have 9 reported problems.The most commonly reported Mazda Miata MX-5 problem is: Ticking Noise From Valve Lash Adjusters Due to Infrequent Oil Changes
A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the en...
Some models may have a problem where the check engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. ...

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 7th out of 21 for subcompact cars. The average annual repair cost is $421 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are lower than other vehicles, so the MX-5 Miata is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

Mazda Miata MX-5 Reviews

Mazda Miata MX-5 vehicles rate highest in Engine and needs improvement in Electrical
Mazda Miata MX-5 (35 Reviews)
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Most Common Mazda Miata MX-5 Questions

There are 305 related questions for Mazda Miata MX-5 vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Mazda Miata MX-5 questions.
I overheated the engine and now it won't start.
The battery voltage is 12.4v the output from the alternator with the car running is 11.5v. there are no positive or...
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