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Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Santa Fe Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. 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    
2016 Honda Civic 34
66.8831168831% 66.8831168831% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Civics, 3.8 months of data per Civic, average 4300 miles
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Santa Fes, 6.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 5600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2015 Honda Civic 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Civics, 9.3 months of data per Civic, average 10500 miles
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  32 Santa Fes, 9.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 10300 miles

 

2014 Honda Civic 11
3.71428571429% 3.71428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 Civics, 9.7 months of data per Civic, average 15600 miles
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 26
38% 38% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Santa Fes, 9.8 months of data per Santa Fe, average 21100 miles

 

2013 Honda Civic 13
4.18719211823% 4.18719211823% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  63 Civics, 8.6 months of data per Civic, average 29500 miles
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 30
37.684729064% 37.684729064% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Santa Fes, 8.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 34400 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Most of the sample is Santa Fe Sports.

 

2012 Honda Civic 13
2.53456221198% 2.53456221198% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  70 Civics, 9.1 months of data per Civic, average 50900 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Santa Fes, 8.3 months of data per Santa Fe, average 48000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 Honda Civic 18
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 55400 miles
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 80
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  25 Santa Fes, 9.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 57900 miles

The reported repair frequency for the 2011 has been much higher than that for adjacent model years for over a year. One possible explanation: this was the first model year assembled at Kia's plant in Georgia.

 

2010 Honda Civic 23
12.2710622711% 12.2710622711% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  43 Civics, 8.7 months of data per Civic, average 66800 miles
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Santa Fes, 8.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 59800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 Honda Civic 36
18.9075630252% 18.9075630252% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Civics, 9.5 months of data per Civic, average 81500 miles
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 54
39.0756302521% 39.0756302521% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  41 Santa Fes, 10.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 72800 miles

 

2008 Honda Civic 49
32.4175824176% 32.4175824176% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  72 Civics, 9.2 months of data per Civic, average 97900 miles
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 62
46.7032967033% 46.7032967033% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Santa Fes, 10.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 77000 miles

 

2007 Honda Civic 41
18.2808716707% 18.2808716707% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  70 Civics, 8.7 months of data per Civic, average 111000 miles
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 76
52.1791767554% 52.1791767554% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Santa Fes, 9.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 103600 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2006 Honda Civic 45
25.3246753247% 25.3246753247% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  67 Civics, 8.4 months of data per Civic, average 129200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2005 Honda Civic 40
12.6865671642% 12.6865671642% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  40 Civics, 8.9 months of data per Civic, average 132300 miles

 

2004 Honda Civic 67
36.5800865801% 36.5800865801% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  45 Civics, 8.4 months of data per Civic, average 143500 miles
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Santa Fes, 10.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 99700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Honda Civic 77
34.2676311031% 34.2676311031% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Civics, 9.2 months of data per Civic, average 141300 miles

 

2002 Honda Civic 61
21.6049382716% 21.6049382716% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Civics, 9.1 months of data per Civic, average 129700 miles

 

2001 Honda Civic   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Civics, 9.3 months of data per Civic, average 167000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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