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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Honda Civic 32 Civics, 6.9 months of data per Civic, average 4300 miles5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Honda Civic 59 Civics, 8.7 months of data per Civic, average 14100 miles2
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Honda Civic 83 Civics, 9.0 months of data per Civic, average 36100 miles

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0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Honda Civic 25 Civics, 9.8 months of data per Civic, average 40800 miles15
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Honda Civic 45 Civics, 9.2 months of data per Civic, average 55900 miles23
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Honda Civic 67 Civics, 8.4 months of data per Civic, average 65900 miles28
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Honda Civic 82 Civics, 8.5 months of data per Civic, average 83500 miles27
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Honda Civic 70 Civics, 7.9 months of data per Civic, average 96300 miles37
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Honda Civic 64 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 121600 miles

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30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Honda Civic 34 Civics, 9.3 months of data per Civic, average 114900 miles42
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Honda Civic 45 Civics, 8.2 months of data per Civic, average 145100 miles58
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Honda Civic 39 Civics, 8.4 months of data per Civic, average 129200 miles51
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Honda Civic 46 Civics, 8.7 months of data per Civic, average 129300 miles66
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Honda Civic 39 Civics, 7.8 months of data per Civic, average 160200 miles

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20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2000 Honda Civic 26 Civics, 8.6 months of data per Civic, average 138800 miles54
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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1999 Honda Civic   17 Civics, 3.5 months of data per Civic, average 156300 miles

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Honda Civic Reliability

You won't find Honda Civic reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Honda Civic truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Honda Civic reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Honda Civic was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda Civic has been recently.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Honda Civic

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Honda Civic

Honda Civic Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 205-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
This is my fourth Civic and they have proven reliability.
2011 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
no problems
2010 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
bulletproof reliability
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Reliable car.
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Remains to be seen. Bought on basis of good reputation for this car.
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
excellent
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
They have a well-deserved excellent reputation. I had one several years ago and it just kept going. Sold it with 134k with the original clutch. Replaced the water pump, a dash switch, and the horn in eleven years.
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
There are many good cars in this regard, but Honda is again one of the leaders, as well as having the least expensive parts for maintenance and repair, according to a CAA Survey a couple of years ago.
2008 2dr Coupe 205-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
It is a low maintenance, low cost to own, and long lasting small vehicle that can be driven "worry free".
2008 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
does what it is supposed to do
Honda Civic Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 205-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
clutch should not go out in 9k miles
2007 4dr Sedan 205-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
little things go wrong
2007 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Had an oil leak at 27,000 miles that required warranty work. It was a known problem. On returning home I found the engine grounding strap had not been reattached.
2007 2dr Coupe 205-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Came off the lot with many rattles and squeaks. Had to have both rear bearings replaced and had a third gear issue. Had to have transmission rebuilt to repair 3rd gear.
2006 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Major rear suspension problems that Honda refused to correct under Warranty. Definately my last Honda. I had to replace the rear control arms out of my own pocket