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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 33 Civics, 7.3 months of data per Civic, average 4300 miles5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Toyota Corolla 30 Corollas, 6.9 months of data per Corolla, average 10200 miles6
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2013 Honda Civic 60 Civics, 8.9 months of data per Civic, average 14100 miles2
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2013 Toyota Corolla   17 Corollas, 7.7 months of data per Corolla, average 25700 miles

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2012 Honda Civic 83 Civics, 9.2 months of data per Civic, average 35900 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
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2011 Toyota Corolla   15 Corollas, 8.8 months of data per Corolla, average 33600 miles

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2010 Honda Civic 45 Civics, 9.3 months of data per Civic, average 55600 miles23
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2010 Toyota Corolla 76 Corollas, 9.0 months of data per Corolla, average 57300 miles26
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2009 Honda Civic 72 Civics, 8.7 months of data per Civic, average 67100 miles25
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2009 Toyota Corolla 47 Corollas, 10.2 months of data per Corolla, average 73500 miles22
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2008 Honda Civic 84 Civics, 8.5 months of data per Civic, average 82800 miles27
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2008 Toyota Corolla   22 Corollas, 9.4 months of data per Corolla, average 80700 miles

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2007 Honda Civic 72 Civics, 8.2 months of data per Civic, average 97200 miles35
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2007 Toyota Corolla 25 Corollas, 9.4 months of data per Corolla, average 93600 miles26
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2006 Honda Civic 68 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 121600 miles

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2006 Toyota Corolla 28 Corollas, 9.1 months of data per Corolla, average 108200 miles19
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Honda Civic 35 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 114300 miles40
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2005 Toyota Corolla 39 Corollas, 9.5 months of data per Corolla, average 125000 miles33
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2004 Honda Civic 46 Civics, 9.1 months of data per Civic, average 142100 miles52
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2004 Toyota Corolla   18 Corollas, 7.8 months of data per Corolla, average 122300 miles

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2003 Honda Civic 41 Civics, 8.5 months of data per Civic, average 128100 miles48
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2003 Toyota Corolla 33 Corollas, 10.3 months of data per Corolla, average 151900 miles63
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2002 Honda Civic 47 Civics, 8.9 months of data per Civic, average 130900 miles66
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2002 Toyota Corolla   12 Corollas, 7.8 months of data per Corolla, average 117600 miles

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2001 Honda Civic 39 Civics, 7.8 months of data per Civic, average 160200 miles

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2001 Toyota Corolla   20 Corollas, 8.1 months of data per Corolla, average 157100 miles

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2000 Honda Civic 26 Civics, 8.8 months of data per Civic, average 138400 miles52
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2000 Toyota Corolla   11 Corollas, 7.8 months of data per Corolla, average 141600 miles

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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 vs. Toyota Corolla Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla truly differ in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla were 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 and the Toyota Corolla have 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 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
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Reliable car.
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
 

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

Toyota Corolla Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have given it a thrashing and nothing has broken. It is a Toyota so it probably wont be breaking any time soon. Interior components arent top of the line, but they are tough. Seat is firm and will likely last a good while.
2009 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
This will be the 5TH Toyota that I have owned and all of them have given great service & reliability
2009 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Nothing has broken yet, even after hitting a snow bank it was able to drive 15km home.
2009 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
60000 miles on odometer, only regular oil and oil filter changes (every 5000-6000 miles ) and air filter (once) so far. Start in the morning and then keep going
2009 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The most reliable car in its category.
2008 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
As I said before... the reliability and durability of this car has amazed me so far - 70K miles and 5 years.
2008 4dr Sedan Not a single problem yet (1 year)
2007 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Corolla has proven to be the most reliable car in Canada for many years. I owned other Toyotas before and was exteremly happy with the cost of ownership over a long period of time.
2007 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Bullet-proof reputation, ease & cost of maintenance
2006 4dr Sedan Established history of reliable vehicles.
Toyota Corolla Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Had lots of wear on car and recent Toyota reliability reports made it risky to buy a Toyota even though I had reliable Toyota for years. Might buy one again when their are stable reliablity trend.
2009 4dr Sedan 132-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I am concerned about the EPS and the new engine design. Although some have disliked the EPS, the jury is still out for me. Plus, will it be reliable long-term? Also, I have read about some oil consumption problems. Hmm ...