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
19,356
  Civic
11,529
  CR-V
10,418
  Odyssey
10,063
  Pilot
4,489
  FIT
1,675
  Element
1,254
  Civic Hybrid
1,177
  Passport
1,039
  Ridgeline
831
  Insight
363
  Prelude
252
  Accord Hybrid
186
  S2000
123
  HR-V
114
  Crosstour
100
  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 63,009 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 2621.7. Cars from Honda's 2003 model year have the most problems reported (5,697 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
1,259
  1998 Honda
2,463
  1999 Honda
2,750
  2000 Honda
2,798
  2001 Honda
3,374
  2002 Honda
3,736
  2003 Honda
5,697
  2004 Honda
3,728
  2005 Honda
3,752
  2006 Honda
3,983
  2007 Honda
4,758
  2008 Honda
4,923
  2009 Honda
2,256
  2010 Honda
2,329
  2011 Honda
1,697
  2012 Honda
1,819
  2013 Honda
2,351
  2014 Honda
1,776
  2015 Honda
1,639
  2016 Honda
1,539
  2017 Honda
1,624
  2018 Honda
1,396
  2019 Honda
187

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 9,910 problems reported. The second most common Honda car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,687 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Honda vehicles



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