What Cars Have Timing Chains Instead of Timing Belts?
Cars that have timing chains instead of timing belts include the 2006 to 2016 Honda Civic, 2003 to 2016 Honda CR-V and Accord 2.4 and 2003 to 2011 Honda Element. Other cars with timing chains include the Toyota 2005 to 2012 Avalon V6, 1998 to 2012 4-cylinder Corolla and 2002 to 2012 4-cylinder Camry. Timing chains are maintenance-free and typically last as long as the engine. Mechanics generally change timing belts every 60,000 to 120,000 miles.