2nd Gen (1998 – 2002) Honda Passport Problems

The 2nd generation of the Passport has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.76. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 1998–2002 Passport model years have sent in 47 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (36%) followed by the engine (12%) and the suspension (12%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 1998 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2002 4
2001 11
2000 9
1999 13
1998 10

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