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 Del Sol model.

Table 1. Compare Honda models

Honda Model Number of Problems
  Accord
17,717
  Civic
10,590
  Odyssey
9,401
  CR-V
8,223
  Pilot
3,869
  FIT
1,510
  Element
1,191
  Civic Hybrid
1,145
  Passport
1,022
  Ridgeline
741
  Insight
329
  Prelude
245
  Accord Hybrid
120
  S2000
118
  Crosstour
82
  CRX
40
  Del Sol
13

Number of problems reported for all models of Honda built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Honda cars have reported a total of 56,356 problems across all Honda models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Honda models, is 2446.6. Cars from Honda's 2003 model year have the most problems reported (5,560 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Honda
1,086
  1997 Honda
1,253
  1998 Honda
2,436
  1999 Honda
2,723
  2000 Honda
2,755
  2001 Honda
3,308
  2002 Honda
3,626
  2003 Honda
5,560
  2004 Honda
3,580
  2005 Honda
3,555
  2006 Honda
3,785
  2007 Honda
4,498
  2008 Honda
4,652
  2009 Honda
2,090
  2010 Honda
2,141
  2011 Honda
1,573
  2012 Honda
1,594
  2013 Honda
1,990
  2014 Honda
1,354
  2015 Honda
1,277
  2016 Honda
874
  2017 Honda
453
  2018 Honda
108

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 9,335 problems reported. The second most common Honda car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,230 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Honda vehicles



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