Long-term reliability should be one of the key factors when buying a car. No one wants to buy a vehicle that requires constant repairs, depreciation, and replacement of parts. A few days ago we shared the news that Mazda has positioned itself as the most reliable car manufacturerand below you will find a list of the five most reliable Mazda models on the market.
The Mazda CX-3 is a small crossover SUV that combines comfort, efficiency and performance. It has a powerful 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 146 hp and is paired with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Weighing less than 3,000 pounds, the CX-3 has agile and responsive handling. According to RepairPal, it will only cost you an average annual repair cost of $345. The CX-3 earned a 4.5 out of 5 star rating for reliabilitymaking it one of the most reliable vehicles in its class.
The Mazda2 It is the smallest subcompact utility of the brand offered in the United States. It comes with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, producing 100 hp, enough for most of the inhabitants of the city. Like the CX-3, it has a six-speed manual or automatic transmission that offers 27 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with the automatic and 29 mpg city and 35 mpg highway with the manual.
Owning a Mazda2 is relatively easy on the wallet, as most owners only spend an average of $449 per year for repairs. It has a 4.5 out of 5 star reliability rating.
The Mazda CX-5 perfectly reflects the Japanese automaker’s reputation for athletic performance. Its near-luxury interior, ample cargo space, and clever exterior design make it a strong contender in the midsize SUV arena. Under its hood, you will find a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine producing 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque.
The optional turbocharged four-cylinder engine gives it more power, around 256 hp. Despite its size and power, it will only cost you an average of $447 per year for repairs. With a 4.5 out of 5 star reliability ratingthe CX-5 ranks first on RepairPal’s list of 26 midsize SUVs.
Available as a four-door sedan or a five-door hatchback, the Mazda3 is a practical choice for most drivers. Also It has two engine options, a 2.5-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder producing 186bhp and a 2.5-litre turbocharged with 250bhp.. According to RepairPal, the Mazda3 has an average annual repair cost of $433, making it affordable to keep on the road. It ranks ninth out of 36 reliable compact cars, earning a 4.0 out of 5 star rating.
5. Mazda MX-5 Miata
While old-school sports cars often come with hefty repair bills, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is an exception. The latest model of this classic roadster is equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 181 hp and 151 lb-ft of torque. It also has excellent fuel efficiency of 30 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
This sleek and agile car will only cost you an average of $429 per year in repairs, making it one of the most reliable vehicles in its category. Ranks eighth out of 21 subcompact vehicles with a 4.0 out of 5 stars reliability rating.
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