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Honda Civic and Toyota Prius 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
42 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 17100 miles driven2017 Toyota Prius
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  42 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 17100 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
35 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 28700 miles driven2016 Toyota Prius
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  35 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 28700 miles driven
25 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 44100 miles driven2015 Honda Civic Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  25 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 44100 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 47500 miles driven2015 Toyota Prius
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  35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 47500 miles driven
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, 11.7 months per vehicle, 73400 miles driven2013 Toyota Prius
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  38 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 73400 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.
53 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 88200 miles driven2012 Toyota Prius
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  53 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 88200 miles driven
48 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 99700 miles driven2011 Toyota Prius
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  48 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 99700 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 86600 miles driven2010 Honda Civic Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 86600 miles driven
139 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 114600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2010
Toyota Prius
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  139 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 114600 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
41 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 115200 miles driven2009 Honda Civic
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  41 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 115200 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 117600 miles driven2009 Toyota Prius Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 117600 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
53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 140600 miles driven2008 Toyota Prius
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  53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 140600 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
58 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 152100 miles driven2007 Toyota Prius
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  58 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 152100 miles driven
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.
39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 156400 miles driven2006 Toyota Prius
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  39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 156400 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 181300 miles driven2005 Toyota Prius
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  37 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 181300 miles driven
25 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 184800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2004
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  25 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 184800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.

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Honda Civic vs. Toyota Prius Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Honda Civic and Toyota Prius reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Honda Civics and Toyota Priuss with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Honda Civics and Toyota Priuss 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 Toyota Prius lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda Civic and Toyota Prius have been recently.

To see how frequently Honda Civic and Toyota Prius 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 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
made in japan, high quality control see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The past reputation of the Prius as rated by such groups as Consumer Reports and the PriusChat online forum. see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Every Toyota I have owned have been flawless and completely dependable. see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Despite the recent "runaway car" incidents -which everyone should know that they need to put their cars in neutral whether it be a Toyota or a Ford, I think that all the foreign car makers "get" it when it comes to reputation and image. see full Toyota Prius review
2009 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Sends a message to automakes that advanced green technology is something people really will pay for, and find attractive in a car. see full Toyota Prius review
2009 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota quality see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
High resale / reliabilty see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Once again, toyotas rule the road. The dealership is also very good at helping out with repairs (from past experience, 2001 4Runner). see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota has had a great reputation for reliability. see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The image of the Prius as being enviro-conscious fits in well with my own practices ("going green"). see full Toyota Prius review