3rd Generation (2012—2015) Civic Hybrid Problems

This generations ranks 20th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (50%), hvac (25%), and the engine (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. A/C Not Working 2 complaints at an average of 62,725 miles in the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid.
  2. Clicking Noise 1 complaints at an average of 75 miles in the 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid.
  3. Won\'t Start 2 complaints at an average of 24,780 miles in the 2014 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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2015 0 0 5 0.0
2014 2 0 8 0.71
2013 2 0 3 1.45
2012 4 0 8 4.03

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