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Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Honda Civic

2015 Honda Civic
$365
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Hyundai Elantra

2016 Hyundai Elantra
$442
Annual Repair Cost
on average

Overall Reliability Rating

Excellent

The Honda Civic Reliability Rating is 5.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 1st out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $365 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are both much lower than other vehicles, so the Civic is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

Excellent

The Hyundai Elantra Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 9th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $442 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity and frequency of repairs are lower than other vehicles, so the Elantra is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.

Reliability Rating Breakdown

Cost
Average annual repairs total
$365
inexpensive
very expensive
$442
inexpensive
very expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.3
not often
way too often
0.2
not often
way too often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
8%
minor issues
major issues
10%
minor issues
major issues

Overall Car Ratings & Details

(122 Reviews)
(75 Reviews)
Rating Details
5 star
(20)
4 star
(74)
3 star
(15)
2 star
(7)
1 star
(0)

The Honda Civic ranks highest in engine and ranks lowest in brakes.

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“where do we go?!”

Rating Details
5 star
(10)
4 star
(36)
3 star
(21)
2 star
(5)
1 star
(2)

The Hyundai Elantra ranks highest in heating and ranks lowest in brakes.

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“DON'T BUY IT WILL REGRET IT. at least the 2016 one”


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