The car handles well, accelerates quickly, stops on a dime, and is pretty comfortable in the meantime. V6 sedan delivers an impressive 271 hp. The Accord quickly established a reputation as a reliable, low-priced car that was stingy on gas consumption. I currently own a 2002 Accord, and previously had a 1995 Accord with 406,000km, which was running perfectly until it got rear ended and written off. One editor commented on the smooth suspension dynamics, the happy result of front and rear double-wishbones.
The interior is comfortable and spacious. Weather trim was flaking badly everywhere. I've had a 92 Accord and this 94, both had unacceptable rust in the rear wheel wells. The interior materials are pretty good, I welcome the dash material matching headliner that will never sag. By integrating the technologies from the earlier Accord and Prelude, Honda trimmed costs and produced a well-made, economically priced family car. For all our praise, two problems stand out in logbook comments.
It had mainly been used on rust in the back, and the miscolored front bumper maybe 90% of old Camrys and Accords are like this from previous accidents. . Rust at many corners of the car, windshield, drivers door, rear wheel wells. Oddly the transmission was fairly smooth for me, only when the car was cold around town would it shift rough. When the Accord was launched in 1976, America was still feeling the effects of the 1973 oil embargo, an event that helped to define oil as a finite, potentially costly resource.
The price of gasoline, which averaged 38. I would buy this car again in a heartbeat. The first identified a climate-control glitch: Whenever the heater was employed all the windows immediately fogged up, forcing use of the air conditioner to clear the condensation-annoying on a cold or rainy day. The Accord is available in eight levels of engine capacity and trim. The price of gasoline, which averaged 38.
The interior is comfortable and spacious. These are decent cars for some, you just need to look out for rust. The Accord has earned many accolades during its long existence. Its fuel efficiency is a modest 20 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. First owners had to replace the transmission at 98k. The Accord is available in eight levels of engine capacity and trim. Both models seat five people.
We photograph vehicles as they become available to us in our area, but some older or hard-to-find models may not be represented within this tool on our site due to availability. Sales skyrocketed from approximately 18,000 in 1976 to more than 120,000 by 1978. A major engine manufacturing facility for Accords is located in Anna, Ohio. A high quality photo of your vehicle is not available in our library of images. Accord also won this year's Kelley Blue Book award for Best Resale Value in the mid-size car segment.
Yes Review Date: 30th April, 2012 I agree 100% with you! Sales skyrocketed from approximately 18,000 in 1976 to more than 120,000 by 1978. And no sooner had the famed golden calipers been handed over to eager recipients at , then plans were afoot to add an Accord to our long-term fleet. Glovebox fell to the floor, easy fix. This car's '94 redesign focused on improving the features of the prior Accord as well as updating its styling. From its inception as a tiny, gas-sipping car, the Accord has evolved to become the industry standard of reliable, well-designed transportation.
Cheers, and enjoy your Accord!! In a cargo-related problem, the strut that lifted the trunk lid on our test car failed at 16,715 miles-and even after the part was replaced, the lid was abnormally difficult to lift and lower. The analog instruments are large and easy to read; all of the cockpit switchgear can be easily manipulated with the touch of a finger. A major engine manufacturing facility for Accords is located in Anna, Ohio. Minor gripes focused on the location and design of the seat adjusters. We were impressed with the '94 -so impressed, we named it Motor Trend's 1994 Import Car of the Year. Some parts could be easier to work on, the brakes are well known for being a challenge.
The 2011 Accord achieved five-star ratings in safety from the New Car Assessment Program of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The current generation of Accords includes a roomy sedan and a sporty coupe. All of these cars have been absolutely brilliant!! Its fuel efficiency is a modest 20 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. The 2011 Accord achieved five-star ratings in safety from the New Car Assessment Program of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These models also feature rear-view backup cameras.
The current generation of Accords includes a roomy sedan and a sporty coupe. The second problem related to the four-speed automatic transmission. Air filter housing screws excessively rusted, not really a serious issue. General Comments: Honda makes exceptional cars, and this one is no exception. Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes allow for more-effective stopping in poor weather conditions-something that proved to be a useful feature for our past wet, muddy California winter.