Mazda cars with factory fitted Thatcham security systems

Mazda fit as standard a Thatcham category 2 immobiliser or category 1 alarm to nearly all new cars built for the UK market. Privately imported car models or older cars will have no Thatcham approved security at all so your insurance company may ask for an aftermarket alarm or immobiliser to be fitted.

"Does my car have a thatcham alarm or immobiliser?"

It's very important to check BOTH lists as some cars may have be fitted with a CAT2 first but later models could be fitted with a CAT1.

Older cars have NOT been listed below, more detailed information about older cars fitted with Thatcham alarms or immobilisers can be downloaded here as a PDF file from

Mazda cars fitted with Thatcham category 2 immobiliser

Model Year
323 BA Jan 95 – Jan 01
626 GE Jan 95 – Jan 03
MX6 GE Jan 95 – Jan 98
Xedos 6 CA Jan 95 – Jan 00
Xedos 9 TA Jan 95 – Jan 01
MX3 EC Oct 95 – Jan 98
MX5 NA Sep 95 – on
MX5 May 94 – Sep 95
Demio DW Feb 00 – Jul 03
MX5 NB Apr 98 – on
323 BJ Mar 99 – on
626 GF/GW Jan 99 – on
Premacy Jun 99 – Mar 05
MPV Oct 99 – Mar 05
Tribute (all models) Jun 01 – Dec 04
Mazda 2 Feb 03 – on

Mazda cars fitted with Thatcham category 1 alarm

Model Year
Mazda 2 (all models) Sept 07 – on
Mazda 3 (all models) Nov 03 – on
Mazda 5 (all models) Jul 05 – on
Mazda 6 (all models) May 02 – on
RX 8 Jun 03 – on
MX-5 (NC) Oct 05 – on
CX7 Jul 07 – on

Mazda cars without Thatcham security systems

Mazda cars not listed above could still have been fitted with an insurance approved Thatcham category 1 alarm or cat 2 immobiliser by the car dealer or car security specialist so it's worth checking the car documents.

"If your car has not been listed above?"

Since this page was last updated newer car models may have been added and many older cars have not been listed so if you cannot find your make, model and year above it's worth downloading the FULL Thatcham Listing as a PDF file from

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