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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 Hyundai Sonata 26 Sonatas, 3.8 months of data per Sonata, average 3900 miles0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Hyundai Sonata 26 Sonatas, 8.1 months of data per Sonata, average 9600 miles11
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Toyota Camry 49 Camrys, 8.0 months of data per Camry, average 7600 miles6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Hyundai Sonata 63 Sonatas, 9.6 months of data per Sonata, average 23800 miles12
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Toyota Camry 38 Camrys, 9.1 months of data per Camry, average 16300 miles3
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Hyundai Sonata 49 Sonatas, 8.4 months of data per Sonata, average 35800 miles29
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2012 Toyota Camry 106 Camrys, 9.6 months of data per Camry, average 32300 miles

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15
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Hyundai Sonata 100 Sonatas, 9.2 months of data per Sonata, average 51400 miles

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30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Toyota Camry 60 Camrys, 8.9 months of data per Camry, average 47800 miles16
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Hyundai Sonata   21 Sonatas, 7.8 months of data per Sonata, average 55900 miles

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2010 Toyota Camry 37 Camrys, 9.8 months of data per Camry, average 61900 miles17
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2009 Hyundai Sonata 49 Sonatas, 9.7 months of data per Sonata, average 70900 miles38
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2009 Toyota Camry 49 Camrys, 9.2 months of data per Camry, average 82300 miles24
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2008 Hyundai Sonata   19 Sonatas, 10.2 months of data per Sonata, average 94400 miles

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2008 Toyota Camry 27 Camrys, 8.4 months of data per Camry, average 93900 miles21
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2007 Hyundai Sonata 31 Sonatas, 9.3 months of data per Sonata, average 100000 miles33
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2007 Toyota Camry V6   22 Camry V6s, 9.3 months of data per Camry V6, average 100200 miles

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2007 Toyota Camry 4 44 Camry 4s, 8.5 months of data per Camry 4, average 93900 miles

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0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 26 Camry Hybrids, 9.2 months of data per Camry Hybrid, average 114600 miles

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10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Hyundai Sonata 50 Sonatas, 9.5 months of data per Sonata, average 108900 miles

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2006 Toyota Camry   12 Camrys, 9.3 months of data per Camry, average 123200 miles

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2005 Hyundai Sonata   11 Sonatas, 7.7 months of data per Sonata, average 117900 miles

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2005 Toyota Camry 39 Camrys, 9.5 months of data per Camry, average 114900 miles36
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2004 Hyundai Sonata   18 Sonatas, 8.5 months of data per Sonata, average 126500 miles

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2004 Toyota Camry 34 Camrys, 8.1 months of data per Camry, average 127400 miles35
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2003 Toyota Camry 28 Camrys, 8.5 months of data per Camry, average 134200 miles66
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2002 Toyota Camry 37 Camrys, 8.1 months of data per Camry, average 141700 miles64
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2001 Toyota Camry 26 Camrys, 9.0 months of data per Camry, average 153300 miles67
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2000 Toyota Camry   16 Camrys, 9.5 months of data per Camry, average 130000 miles

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1999 Toyota Camry   17 Camrys, 3.2 months of data per Camry, average 169900 miles

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Hyundai Sonata vs. Toyota Camry Reliability Comparisons

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

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

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Hyundai Sonata

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

Hyundai Sonata Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I have owned several new cars in my life - the 2013 Sonata is the first car with Zero issues - zip zero zilch - in the first year of ownership. It just works perfectly each and every time.
2013 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far the car has been great. I had a 2011 Sonata (which is the identical car) and put over 90,000km on it and then traded for the exact same car (a 2013) which now has 36000km. I have had no warrantee work done the either vehicle.
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This car is not as reliable as japanese counterparts. Many isues since I bought car on 2011. Mainly A/C, Panroramic roof, and suspension problems. Hyundai could also do much better into training personnel to repair cars without so many visits to dealer. Seems not enough training into is put into repairing their products. I do not recommend this car (Sonata 2.0T) to anyone, since there are many other choices with better reliability and better service. I have owned: Lexus (best), Honda, Toyota. All these cars where much better in terms of reliability.
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 177hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
5/60,000 bumper to bumper warrantee 10/100,000 - (for me, I got LIFETIME!!) drive train warranty
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
"It Has The Best Warranty In The Business."
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 177hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
Long track record of major component reliability. The car will last without major issues for 5 years -statistically.
2009 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Warranty: bumper to bumper for 5 years/60,000 miles.
2009 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Reputation for reliability and quality.
2009 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So Far so good with 13,000 miles. Knock on wood.
2008 4dr Sedan 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I have about 9000 miles on it now with zero problems,I just love it and I am 66 years old and owned lots of new cars in my lifetime.
Hyundai Sonata Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 177hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
Suspension noises, Burning Rubber smell thrtough air vents, Faulty Electronics. So far; I am not please with the R & D of the car as I have spent over 23 Hours in the service waiting area in 6 Motnhs.
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 177hp 1.6L I4
7-speed automated manual FWD
if you are not the original owner i would sell before 90k miles
2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 178hp 1.6L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
average at best. i never had as many repairs that were not simple wear-and-tear than on this vehicle.
 

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

Toyota Camry Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Bullet proof reputation and easy access to dealer if there is an issue. Have never had a problem with a Toyota vehicle.
2011 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My experience with this car has been great across all categories with the exception of a few minor cosmetic repairs. A little better MPG would be nice though.
2009 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Camry has a good reliability record.
2009 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
owned a 1997 for 325,000 kms never a problem, 10litres/100km from day 1 to day I sold it.
2009 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Has a great reputation for reliability and durability...just keeps on going.
2009 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
This Camry has proven very reliable with no unscheduled repair issues in the first 80,000 miles. There were three Toyota recalls but no issues were apparent due to them.
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Have Solara 2004, has been durable.
2008 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
So far so good. I have not had any problems whatsoever.
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far just oil changes and other regular maintenance visits to the shop at 60,000 miles. Other than the smell from airvents that was fixed with lysol.
2008 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
17K miles not a single issue.
Toyota Camry Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Know it would last , Leary of buying the VW
2011 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
No cons!
2002 4dr Sedan 178-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Cheap and weak parts. At 110,000 miles I have replaced the radiator and alternator neither of which are wear and tear parts that should be needing replacement so soon. In addition the front end of the suspension makes a clunking noise over bumps.