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Nissan Sentra vs. Honda Pilot

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Nissan Sentra

$405
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Honda Pilot

$517
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Nissan Sentra Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 10th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $405 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Sentra.
4
Group 4
Group 4
Above Average
The Honda Pilot Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 18th out of 26 for midsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $517 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. While the frequency of repairs is higher than normal, the severity of those issues is average, so your Pilot may have a few more shop visits when compared to other models.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$405
inexpensive
expensive
$517
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.18
not often
very often
0.61
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
11%
not urgent
urgent
11%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5
(4)
4
(30)
3
(22)
2
(5)
1
(2)
The Nissan Sentra ranks highest in electrical and ranks lowest in suspension.
“2013 Nissan Sentra Car seems to have a lot of problems. The motor bogs out a lot, making a loud noise. My back tires ware quickly. And it just started recently over heating! The ac also doesn't blo...”
“2013 Nissan Sentra Car seems to have a lot of problems. The motor bogs out a lot, making a loud n...”
5
(8)
4
(26)
3
(7)
2
(1)
1
(1)
The Honda Pilot ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in brakes.
“ I bought my Honda pilot new in 2007 I have replaced tires , brakes , wiper blades ,one cracked windshield and one radiator that was hit by a stone and punctured it. I have 88937miles on my car...”
“ I bought my Honda pilot new in 2007 I have replaced tires , brakes , wiper blades ,one cracked ...”
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