Mazda MX-5 Miata Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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Mazda MX-5 Miata
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a Mazda MX-5 Miata is $429. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Mazda MX-5 Miata Problems

Mazda MX-5 Miata vehicles have 9 reported problems.The most commonly reported Mazda MX-5 Miata 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...
Some models may have a problem where the check engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap....

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The Mazda Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 5th out of 32 for all car brands. This rating is based on an average across 345 unique models. The average annual repair cost for a Mazda is $462, which means it has above average ownership costs. The other factors that contribute to Mazda reliability include an average of 0.4 visits to a repair shop per year and a 10% probability of a repair being severe.

Most Common Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

There are 315 related questions for Mazda MX-5 Miata vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Mazda MX-5 Miata questions.
I overheated the engine and now it won't start.
When the key is inserted into the ignition switch on my 2008 mazda mx-5 miata it will not turn. obviously i can not...
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