Honda - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Honda models

The following chart shows the Honda models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Honda has sold far more Accord model cars than the CRX model.

Table 1. Compare Honda models

Honda Model Number of Problems
  Accord
19,069
  Civic
11,335
  CR-V
10,134
  Odyssey
9,946
  Pilot
4,355
  FIT
1,643
  Element
1,247
  Civic Hybrid
1,172
  Passport
1,034
  Ridgeline
804
  Insight
359
  Prelude
249
  Accord Hybrid
172
  S2000
122
  Crosstour
93
  HR-V
89
  CRX
40

Number of problems reported for all models of Honda built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Honda cars have reported a total of 61,863 problems across all Honda models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Honda models, is 2573.9. Cars from Honda's 2003 model year have the most problems reported (5,672 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Honda
1,085
  1997 Honda
1,256
  1998 Honda
2,459
  1999 Honda
2,750
  2000 Honda
2,792
  2001 Honda
3,353
  2002 Honda
3,715
  2003 Honda
5,672
  2004 Honda
3,706
  2005 Honda
3,735
  2006 Honda
3,956
  2007 Honda
4,723
  2008 Honda
4,893
  2009 Honda
2,228
  2010 Honda
2,292
  2011 Honda
1,680
  2012 Honda
1,780
  2013 Honda
2,292
  2014 Honda
1,688
  2015 Honda
1,545
  2016 Honda
1,362
  2017 Honda
1,476
  2018 Honda
1,220
  2019 Honda
116

Common problems of Honda Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Honda cars. The number one most common problem of Honda cars is related to the vehicle's air bags, with 9,800 problems reported. The second most common Honda car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,606 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Honda vehicles



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