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Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
40 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 13700 miles driven2017 Honda Civic
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  40 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 13700 miles driven
39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 14900 miles driven2017 Mazda Mazda3
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  39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 14900 miles driven
45 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 28100 miles driven2016 Honda Civic
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  45 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 28100 miles driven
42 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 26000 miles driven2016 Mazda Mazda3
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  42 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 26000 miles driven
26 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 43300 miles driven2015 Honda Civic Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  26 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 43300 miles driven
51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 35400 miles driven2015 Mazda Mazda3
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  51 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 35400 miles driven
67 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 50000 miles driven

Redesigned.
2014
Mazda Mazda3
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  67 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 50000 miles driven

Redesigned.
29 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 54300 miles driven2013 Honda Civic Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  29 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 54300 miles driven
38 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 62400 miles driven2013 Mazda Mazda3
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  38 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 62400 miles driven
42 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 77800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2012
Honda Civic
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  42 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 77800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
59 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 81200 miles driven2012 Mazda Mazda3
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  59 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 81200 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 72400 miles driven2011 Mazda Mazda3 Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 72400 miles driven
28 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 85300 miles driven2010 Honda Civic Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 85300 miles driven
54 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 93600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2010
Mazda Mazda3
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  54 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 93600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
41 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 115200 miles driven2009 Honda Civic
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  41 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 115200 miles driven
41 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 117800 miles driven2008 Honda Civic
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  41 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 117800 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 112700 miles driven2008 Mazda Mazda3
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  35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 112700 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 139800 miles driven2007 Honda Civic
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  35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 139800 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 122400 miles driven

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.
2007
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  27 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 122400 miles driven

First model year for the MazdaSpeed3.
28 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 156000 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2006
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  28 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 156000 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.

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Honda Civic vs. Mazda Mazda3 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Honda Civics and Mazda Mazda3s with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Honda Civics and Mazda Mazda3s that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 have been recently.

To see how frequently Honda Civic and Mazda Mazda3 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Honda Civic

Honda Civic Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
that it has a reputation as one of the best small cars out there see full Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Civic has always been rated very high for reliability by Consumer Reports. Owners have told me that they enjoy good Honda relationships. My Accord was very well taken care of by our local dealership. see full Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
I have not heard much bad about cicics overall and have owned several see full Honda Civic review
2009 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
This is my second Honda, and they are bullet-proof reliable and well constructed fit and finish. see full Honda Civic review
2009 2dr Coupe 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
sport pedigree see full Honda Civic review
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Been around for quite some time. They really hold their value. see full Honda Civic review
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Rated very high everywhere. see full Honda Civic review
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed manual FWD
In our part of Canada, Honda is one of the leaders in resale value. see full Honda Civic review
2008 4dr Sedan 110-horsepower 1.3L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
It is a mystery to me, but it appears to work and will add value to the car for trade in and resale. see full Honda Civic review
2008 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 1.8L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
honda relability see full Honda Civic review
Honda Civic Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 197-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Ricer. You should know what that word means in car culture before you get yourself into the Civic Si. That said, the eighth generation Civic Si has been around long enough that people are starting to figure out what Honda actually made... so maybe the reputation isn't all bad. see full Honda Civic review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Mazda Mazda3

Mazda Mazda3 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Good reputation, and quality is way up. JDPower just put them right at the top, over Civic see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Even though many disagree... The smile in the front of the 3 is in reality a "grin". Mazda designs vehicles that keep drivers want to test their vehicles and continue driving them. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Zoom Zoom is an effective marketing strategy. The original Rx7 (which I owned) put real go-cart style sports car performance in an affordable bracket. They continue to do so with the RX8, as well as the 3 and 6 see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Sedan 167-horsepower 2.5L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I seem to like almost all the cars they produce. Sporty ones (mx-5, rx-8) and not so sporty ones (CX suvs, mazda6). Besides, Zoom-Zoom! see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2010 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Mazda has always been reliable and viewed as a fun to drive, sporty brand. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2009 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
This car has won Car & Driver Magazines Best Hot Hatch comparison 3 years running. It is THE BEST performance buy on the market. The 3 has good CR/CU/JD Power ratings. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2009 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Mazda lives up to its zoom tagline and is known for reliability and longevity. The 3 is the successor to the Protege5. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2008 4dr Hatch turbocharged 263hp 2.3L I4
6-speed manual FWD
"Fun" see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2007 4dr Sedan 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Good rep.... see full Mazda Mazda3 review
2007 4dr Sedan 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed shiftable automatic FWD
mazda has a big mileage warrenty and is known for the cars having a sporty feel. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
Mazda Mazda3 Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 156-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
The are not really known to be reliable and this is high in my list. see full Mazda Mazda3 review
 
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