What Villager Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

What Breaks

Years to Avoid

Villager Generations

The Villager has 2 generations, each with their own issues. Using the same PainRank™ system we've determined that you're better off avoiding the 2nd generation (1999–2002).

  1. 2nd Generation Villager

    Years
    1999–2002
    Reliability
    7th of 28
    PainRank
    1.08
    Complaints
    16
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  2. 1st Generation Villager

    Years
    1993–1998
    Reliability
    2nd of 28
    PainRank
    0.47
    Complaints
    20
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Villager Key Numbers

  1. 36 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 326 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 17 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.