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Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Santa Fe Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 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 31
59.0909090909% 59.0909090909% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  48 Civics, 4.9 months of data per Civic, average 5500 miles
2016 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Santa Fes, 8.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 8000 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2015 Honda Civic 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  44 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 12800 miles
2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 4
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  32 Santa Fes, 9.7 months of data per Santa Fe, average 12600 miles

 

2014 Honda Civic 10
0.549450549451% 0.549450549451% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  39 Civics, 9.3 months of data per Civic, average 17700 miles
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 31
46.7032967033% 46.7032967033% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  37 Santa Fes, 9.5 months of data per Santa Fe, average 23000 miles

 

2013 Honda Civic 15
8.12807881773% 8.12807881773% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  61 Civics, 8.9 months of data per Civic, average 32200 miles
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 41
59.3596059113% 59.3596059113% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  42 Santa Fes, 8.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 36900 miles

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

 

2012 Honda Civic 14
6.15763546798% 6.15763546798% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  69 Civics, 8.9 months of data per Civic, average 52700 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Santa Fes, 9.4 months of data per Santa Fe, average 52200 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2011 Honda Civic 22
10.8058608059% 10.8058608059% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  27 Civics, 10.0 months of data per Civic, average 61900 miles
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 91
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 Santa Fes, 9.1 months of data per Santa Fe, average 59100 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 22
10.8058608059% 10.8058608059% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  39 Civics, 9.8 months of data per Civic, average 69300 miles
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  16 Santa Fes, 9.8 months of data per Santa Fe, average 65800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2009 Honda Civic 31
14.72303207% 14.72303207% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  55 Civics, 9.7 months of data per Civic, average 85300 miles
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 54
41.5451895044% 41.5451895044% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  40 Santa Fes, 10.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 80100 miles

 

2008 Honda Civic 54
37.9120879121% 37.9120879121% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  73 Civics, 9.4 months of data per Civic, average 101400 miles
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 51
34.6153846154% 34.6153846154% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  29 Santa Fes, 8.9 months of data per Santa Fe, average 81100 miles

 

2007 Honda Civic 42
19.9507389163% 19.9507389163% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  66 Civics, 8.3 months of data per Civic, average 114100 miles
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 78
55.4187192118% 55.4187192118% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  26 Santa Fes, 9.5 months of data per Santa Fe, average 104000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2006 Honda Civic 55
37.8706199461% 37.8706199461% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  60 Civics, 9.0 months of data per Civic, average 131200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2005 Honda Civic 35
8.42217484009% 8.42217484009% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  36 Civics, 9.6 months of data per Civic, average 136700 miles

 

2004 Honda Civic 62
32.2510822511% 32.2510822511% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  43 Civics, 8.6 months of data per Civic, average 144800 miles
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Santa Fes, 8.6 months of data per Santa Fe, average 98100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2003 Honda Civic 58
22.7619047619% 22.7619047619% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  40 Civics, 8.8 months of data per Civic, average 149500 miles

 

2002 Honda Civic 55
21.6242661448% 21.6242661448% Fewest Trips Most Trips
see reported repairs
  36 Civics, 9.7 months of data per Civic, average 131900 miles

 

2001 Honda Civic   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Civics, 7.9 months of data per Civic, average 167600 miles

* Small sample, members only.

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