Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Mazda MX-5 coupe?
Check the bodywork and alloy wheels carefully for any damage, and make sure the electric hard-top folds as it should.
Mazda has earned a reputation for reliability in the past, but that halo seems to be slipping. The brand has fallen into a mid-table position of 16th out of 32 car brands surveyed.
The MX-5 came bottom in the coupé and convertibles class, with owners citing issues with the bodywork, non-engine electrics and interior trim.
If you would like to see the full reliability list for coupés and convertibles, head to the What Car? reliability survey for more information.