A wedge-shaped profile courtesy of the high shoulder line, and a sharply-raked windshield and backlight give the Accord coupe a sleek look that combines luxury with sport. A rigid unibody structure and a revised and recalibrated fully-independent double-wishbone suspension provide the smooth, quiet, well- damped ride of a European luxury-sports car. The mechanic told me the new brakes fine and to ignore the noise. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. There is no arguing that this is a well-engineered car, capable of outstanding performance. If the passenger frontal air bag module has been replaced, such as after a crash necessitating frontal air bag deployment, the replacement air bag module may include a Takata air bag inflator.
As always, the rival magazines disagreed in most of their conclusions. And a Honda replacement only provides one year's warranty. I just wish I would of bought a transmission before I bought the car. For the performance-minded, a six-speed manual gearbox is available at no extra cost, and should add to the already good fun-to-drive factor. It's grown more inside than outside, and combines style, comfort, and efficient performance in the way that Honda does best. Mechanic said compressor relay had failed, replaced it.
The two-door has a sexy, sleek, curved roof line, and a back end that hints of Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Overall Car — I love the quality of a Honda. Likewise, the clutch in our four-cylinder Accord was feather-light, and the movement of the shifter through the five-speed pattern was quick and positive. It's the bread-and-butter of the coupe world, combining fun and frugality without giving up all of its practicality yes, the back seats are usable for adults. It continues to run very well. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Welcome to the middle class; no, not the socioeconomic bracket, but more likely than not, your mode of transportation.
Aslo rebooted the control module. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. And although Honda tells us the styling of both coupe and sedan has been inspired by the lithe and muscular cheetah, this new Accord still looks tame to my eye. The swept roofline of the coupe is 37 mm 1. The new Accord is a remarkably refined car, with basic features that must have competitors squeezing their calculators in frustration.
The car had less than 100K miles on it. During spirited driving the combination of a great seat, leather-wrapped steering wheel featuring tilt and telescopic adjustment and a solid left-foot dead pedal hold the driver squarely in place. But yawn, it's such a family car. When it does, cold air usually only comes out on the passenger's side. Sometimes weeks at a time, sometimes not for weeks.
Unless, of course, they're buying it at such a knockdown price they can't help themselves. Presumably, it was a middle-aged cheetah with a desk job. . Shortens actual time from 3+ hours labor to 30 min. We also liked the accommodating seats, which have gained extra padding.
Dumpy rump notwithstanding, this car is highly aerodynamic, boasting a 0. As the automatic transmission takes the place as the country's favorite way to shift gears, the manual equipped Accord truly is easy enough to drive that you could for hours on end. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. The radio continues to work, but I don't know the time or temperature settings and I don't change radio stations. I have had the dealer check it in the past not recent and complained, but no one ever found where the leak comes from. Engine would rev when trying to shift.
For its price it is a phenomenal value that will make you think you own a much more expensive car. The affected vehicles have a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment. My best ever car buy. It had to be replaced. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
It's been very confusing with lots of electronic issues for a long time. All repairs due to the high number of kms Appearance: I love the classic lines. In unusual fashion, the aluminum cylinder heads now incorporate the tuned ports of the exhaust manifolds into their castings. We found it pleasingly roomy, and liked the well-thought-out storage, which includes a two-level centre console with a pair of big, grippy cupholders. Primary Use: Commuting to work If You Want Get Up And Go With Reliability And Gas Friendly, Then This Is A Good Match — Good power coming from the 3.
This has been the biggest problem? The original recall began in June 2012, and owners of those vehicles may obtain the free remedy. It should have been a recall as the car would just stop moving forward in the freeway. The four-door has a more massive, chunky look, especially from the side. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? The recall is expected to begin during August 2014. Honda will notify owners of these vehicles beginning on October 26, 2012, and will notify these owners again when parts are available so those vehicles can be brought to dealers for applications of the free remedy. After a week in the V6, automatic transmission version, I've found that it's a typical Honda. Seating surfaces and the steering wheel rim are leather, the console trim is aluminum veneer for a contemporary sport look, and carefully-designed soundproofing results in low noise levels.