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Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Sienna Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Ford Fusion 19
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Fusions, 6.9 months of data per Fusion, average 8900 miles
2015 Toyota Sienna 16
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  47 Siennas, 6.5 months of data per Sienna, average 6200 miles

 

2014 Ford Fusion 24
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  86 Fusions, 9.8 months of data per Fusion, average 18400 miles
2014 Toyota Sienna 13
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Siennas, 9.9 months of data per Sienna, average 15900 miles

 

2013 Ford Fusion 45
50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  93 Fusions, 8.9 months of data per Fusion, average 30700 miles

Redesigned. First model year has been a little glitchy.
2013 Toyota Sienna 19
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Siennas, 10.2 months of data per Sienna, average 33300 miles

 

2012 Ford Fusion 33
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  70 Fusions, 8.9 months of data per Fusion, average 38900 miles
2012 Toyota Sienna 10
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Siennas, 9.7 months of data per Sienna, average 47200 miles

 

2011 Ford Fusion 30
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  58 Fusions, 9.7 months of data per Fusion, average 61300 miles
2011 Toyota Sienna 28
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  70 Siennas, 9.3 months of data per Sienna, average 66400 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2010 Ford Fusion 46
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  109 Fusions, 9.5 months of data per Fusion, average 73400 miles

Refreshed for this model year.
2010 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Siennas, 9.8 months of data per Sienna, average 77600 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 Ford Fusion 26
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Fusions, 8.8 months of data per Fusion, average 78500 miles
2009 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Siennas, 10.4 months of data per Sienna, average 84500 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2008 Ford Fusion 42
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  52 Fusions, 9.9 months of data per Fusion, average 91200 miles
2008 Toyota Sienna 42
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  48 Siennas, 10.2 months of data per Sienna, average 107300 miles

 

2007 Ford Fusion 57
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  53 Fusions, 8.8 months of data per Fusion, average 104800 miles
2007 Toyota Sienna 67
50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Siennas, 9.4 months of data per Sienna, average 106400 miles

 

2006 Ford Fusion 71
50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Fusions, 9.0 months of data per Fusion, average 110100 miles

First model year.
2006 Toyota Sienna 59
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  60 Siennas, 9.2 months of data per Sienna, average 113800 miles

 

2005 Toyota Sienna 44
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  42 Siennas, 9.2 months of data per Sienna, average 121600 miles

 

2004 Toyota Sienna 76
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 Siennas, 10.1 months of data per Sienna, average 148400 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2003 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Siennas, 10.1 months of data per Sienna, average 143000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2002 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Siennas, 10.1 months of data per Sienna, average 152800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2001 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Siennas, 7.8 months of data per Sienna, average 174600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2000 Toyota Sienna   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Siennas, 6.5 months of data per Sienna, average 215400 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Sienna Reliability Comparisons

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Ford Fusion

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
So far, not one problem
2010 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
I have had zero defects or problems in the 28+K miles on the car. The only complaint I have with the car is the sun visors are not user friendly, they have fixed detents and you can not get them to stay in the desired location without a little effort.
2010 4dr Sedan 240-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I had a 2006 Ford Fusion SE V6 before my 2010 and it was an excellent car, and only got the 2010 because I fell in love with the looks of it. I put 65,000km on my 06 Fusion in 2 and a half years and no problems. It was a great and very reliable car.
2010 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
Well engineered and assembled. Comfortable ride and handling. No rattles, loose trim, etc. Good fit and finish.
2010 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
History of the previous model showed above average reliability in Consumer Reports
2010 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
Consumer Reports says more reliable than Accord or Camry. After 9,000 miles, so far so good. We were going to buy an Accord but they have luggage mashing trunk hinges, but not the Fusion. Plus the Accords are ugly.
2009 4dr Sedan 221-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Past reposting.
2009 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Past results have been favorable and I have had no issue after 2900 miles.
2009 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
When comparing reliability with some other cars I considered, Nissan Altima for example, I noticed that Ford Fusion owners rate its reliability close to the owners of Honda Accord and Toyota Camry.
2009 4dr Sedan 221-horsepower 3.0L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
Built strong with attention to detail. Have heard nothing but good things from fellow Fusion owners as to weather they were happy they bought theirs or not, so I bought mine, and agree 100%
Ford Fusion Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
This is a new car in hyrbid that has no track record
2006 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Absoulutely aweful. Put 2 clutches and 1 engine in this car. It was used as a family vehicle, but was in the shop more than we drove it.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Toyota (regardless of people feel) is a company that produces dead reliable cars.
2010 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Toyota is perceived to produce reliable cars. I'm hoping this one proves right.
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Toyota stood behind their warranty. They did not just "reset the computer"... they got to (hopefully) root cause. See below on dislikes.
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Previous and current owners give it high marks
2008 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
no problems
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
This is the most reliable minivan on the market. I hear the Honda drives just a bit better but it is not as reliable
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Excellent product reviews and manufacturer reputation. 50,000km and no problems thus far.
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Minimal time in shop, few repairs needed, less down time.
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Toyota quality is already well known overall and I already own a Toyota as well
2007 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I considered the Odyssey and Sienna to replace my 00 Chrysler T&C LTD. I had a better selection of Sienna's, and their reliability is reported to be much better than the Honda.
Toyota Sienna Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The reliability of this van has been horrible and definitely not what i expected out of Honda. We bought it used from a family who meticulously maintained it at Honda. Anything that needed to be done, was done and done on time. first big issue was the transmission, it had 135K on the original. That costed about $5000 to replace, Contacted honda for assistance, they prettty much gave the middle finger. as its gotten more miles on it, its been problem after problem. and this van has been so expensive to maintain...for a 2006, parts are extremely expensive.
2009 4dr Minivan, ext. 266-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I had major computer (electrical?) issues - all warning lights on console lit up. Details: NHTSA.gov TSB. Multiple trips for repair and 30 days loss of use to remedy. I bought Toyota over Honda due to (TQM) quality methods. I feel somewhat cheated here.
2004 4dr Minivan, ext. 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
We have had at least 8 recalls on the car We have replaced the transmission which was faulty from day one Run flat tires are horrible - bad decision