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Honda Fit vs. Hyundai Elantra Touring Reliability Comparisons

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

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Honda Fit and Hyundai Elantra Touring reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Honda Fit and the Hyundai Elantra Touring 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 Fit and the Hyundai Elantra Touring have been recently.

Honda Fit Reliability vs. Hyundai Elantra Touring Reliability: Honda Fit Reliability vs. Hyundai Elantra Touring Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2015 Honda Fit 31 Fits, 3.1 months of data per Fit, average 2300 miles

Redesigned.
12
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Honda Fit 51 Fits, 10.5 months of data per Fit, average 12900 miles0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Honda Fit 48 Fits, 9.9 months of data per Fit, average 30400 miles3
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Honda Fit 39 Fits, 9.2 months of data per Fit, average 36800 miles7
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Hyundai Elantra Touring 33 Elantra Tourings, 10.4 months of data per Elantra Touring, average 40000 miles49
50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Honda Fit 50 Fits, 9.6 months of data per Fit, average 47800 miles10
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 41 Elantra Tourings, 9.5 months of data per Elantra Touring, average 45500 miles34
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Honda Fit 105 Fits, 10.5 months of data per Fit, average 69100 miles

Redesigned.
15
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring   16 Elantra Tourings, 8.4 months of data per Elantra Touring, average 64800 miles

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2008 Honda Fit 51 Fits, 10.2 months of data per Fit, average 82100 miles18
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Honda Fit 60 Fits, 9.4 months of data per Fit, average 95400 miles32
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Honda Fit

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

Honda Fit Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
It's up to the reputation of Honda. Perfect.
2012 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
This is my second Honda Fit. Neither of them have required repairs.
2011 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Jazz (Fit) is rated #6 in Europe in terms of reliability by a warranty company. Few problems reported on Truedelta. Consumer Reports rates reliability high. No long term test I have read has had any issues.
2011 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Honda like Toyota make super cars maybe not bulletproof but quality for sure! I have to admit I did think about looking at the Elantra and soul. GM lost me forever in the mid 80s with their diesel conversions absolute dogs....never again
2011 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Honda brand is known for reliability. This particular car has been in Europe as the Jazz for some time and it has excellent reliability statistics. Also- the sheer number of old Hondas I see on the road.
2011 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
When my 14 year old Subaru became a maintenance headache, I asked my mechanic what brand of car she would recommend for a replacement. She strongly recommended Honda or Toyota.
2010 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Finally, the best part of owning a Honda Fit is the reliability. I'm working my way through grad school delivering newspapers. I put on about 120 miles a day on my Fit. After 3.5 years I've put on 105,000 miles on my car with only 1 repair needed (not regular maintenance). The only repair I've needed so far was for a 3rd gear sensor. Basically, it lets you know if your transmission is starting to go. Luckily, it was the sensor that went bad not the transmission (which runs as smooth as it did on mile 1) The cost to replace the sensor was $150. All other repairs were general maintenance (oil changes, tire replacement, transmission flush etc)
2010 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I've put 105,000 miles on my 2010 Honda Fit. It runs like new. I put on around 120 miles a day on my Fit and it has never left me stranded.
2010 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Terrific ratings here on TrueDelta.
2010 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The car, although brand new, is solidly built. The Honda reputation is that the car will practically outlive me. I expect it to be reliable for a very long time.
Honda Fit Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Hatch 117-horsepower 1.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Replacement tire choices very limited and the stock (Dunlop) tires do not get very many miles before needing replacement, 23,000 miles in our case.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Hyundai Elantra Touring

Hyundai Elantra Touring Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Wagon 138-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
10/100k Powertrain Warranty and 5/60k Bumper to Bumper Warranty not matched by any other Manufacturer. Researched owners reviews on Hyundai and its models along with this model and it is Thumbs Up experience for the owners.
2009 4dr Wagon 141-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Initial quality has been better then the last car we bought new, whick was a 2004 Honda Civic