The Problem: The fuel filler pipe can rupture in a rear collision. This could cause a fuel leak, which is a fire risk.
Injuries/Deaths: None reported. There are also no reports of fires.
The Fix: Mazda has not yet specified the repair for the problem.
If You Own One: Concerned owners can get a free loaner, demo, or rental vehicle until Mazda dealers repair the vehicle.
More Information: Mazda also has a stop sale on new examples of the CX-5 until the company fixes the problem.
WASHINGTON, DC (February 1, 2016) – Today, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with 2014-2016 Model Year (MY) CX-5 vehicles.
On all 2014-2016 MY CX-5 vehicles, the fuel filler pipe could rupture during a rear collision, and could potentially cause fuel leakage.
Approximately 264,463 vehicles are affected in the U.S.
There are no reports of accidents or injuries occurring in the subject vehicles as a result of this condition.
If a customer has concerns about driving their vehicle before the repair is available, dealers will offer a free loaner, demo, or rental vehicle.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through more than 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.