When you drive your new Mazda off the lot, you probably aren’t worried about the repairs ahead. That’s because new cars shouldn’t need big repairs, and Mazdas are generally reliable, anyway. But like other standard factory warranties, they don’t cover everything. It’s good to know exactly what you’re getting with your warranty. In fact, Mazda warranties are shorter than most other manufacturer warranties. New Mazda factory warranty coverage includes the following.
3-year/36,000-mile New Vehicle Limited Warranty
This warranty, Mazda’s version of bumper-to-bumper coverage, protects your car—and your wallet—against defects in materials and workmanship in all parts supplied in your Mazda. The bumper-to-bumper limited warranty is the most comprehensive coverage. Like most auto companies, Mazda’s factory warranty is transferable on all new vehicles sold and serviced in the U.S.
5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty
Mazda’s Powertrain Limited Warranty protects your vehicle’s powerhouse against defects in materials and workmanship in the powertrain components supplied by Mazda. These components usually include the engine, transmission, axles, front and rear wheel drive systems, transfer case, drive shafts, differentials, and drive box.
The Mazda powertrain warranty is transferable to subsequent owners during the warranty period.
3-year/36,000-mile 24/7 Roadside Assistance Program
For the first three years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first, Mazda will provide 24/7 roadside assistance and towing to the nearest Mazda dealer. If a covered powertrain part causes the breakdown, roadside assistance and towing are included if you’re still under the Mazda powertrain warranty coverage period.
12-month/12,000-mile Replacement Parts and Accessories Warranty Coverage
For vehicles year-model 1996 and beyond, a Mazda dealer will repair or replace Mazda parts or accessories that were properly installed, but later found to be defective in material or workmanship.
36/60-month High-Performance Replacement Battery Warranty
If your Mazda’s battery was installed by a Mazda dealer or professional, your battery’s first 36 months come with free replacement and labor.
At 37–48 months, you will be responsible for 70% of the battery MSRP and labor.
At 49–60 months, you will be responsible for 80% of the battery MSRP and labor.
The Mazda battery warranty does not cover improper installation or battery recharging, or use in applications for which the battery is not designed. The warranty also does not protect against accidents, misuse, theft, fire, freezing, and improper discharging.
96-month/100,000-mile Mazda RX-8 Rotary Engine Core Warranty
The Mazda RX-8 rotary engine core warranty includes coverage for the rotary housing and internal parts, as well as the internal seals and gaskets. It also includes roadside assistance for the length of the Rotary Engine Care Limited Warranty Extension (96 months or 100,000 miles).
Mazda Emissions Warranty
For Mazda vehicles, the Federal and California emissions warranties are listed below.