Mazda MX-5 Miata Recalls & Reliability
There have been no safety recalls issued from NHTSA.
Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.
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Auto critics are pleased with the MX-5 Miata's solid reliability history. The '09 Miata carries a three-year/36,000-mile limited warranty, as well as a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
- "Since its debut nearly two decades ago, the Miata has won over legions of driving enthusiasts and earned accolades from auto critics and consumers alike thanks to its entertaining drive and impressive reliability record." -- Edmunds
- It's "icing on this particular cake that the Miata turned out to be virtually bulletproof, with plenty of high-mileage examples still running around today." -- Orlando Sentinel
- "These have been reliable cars, and there's no reason to think they won't continue to be." -- Forbes
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