2nd Generation (2006—2011) Civic Hybrid Problems

Civic Hybrid owners with a 2006—2011 model year have the most problems with the wheels (23%), electrical (19%), and the engine (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Uneven Tire Wear 11 complaints at an average of 43,762 miles in the 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid.
  2. Uncomfortable Seats 3 complaints at an average of 76,103 miles in the 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid.
  3. Abnormal Tire Wear 7 complaints at an average of 44,805 miles in the 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid.

What Civic Hybrid Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 5 4 12 1.53
2010 11 4 12 2.89
2009 21 3 14 12.01
2008 43 2 17 12.0
2007 36 3 18 9.5
2006 51 5 18 13.89

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