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Honda Accord Reliability

You won't find Honda Accord reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Honda Accord truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Honda Accord reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Honda Accord was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda Accord has been recently.

Honda Accord Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2013 Honda Accord 143 Accords, 7.5 months of data per Accord, average 8000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
22
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Honda Accord 37 Accords, 10.2 months of data per Accord, average 16600 miles10
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Honda Accord 37 Accords, 9.5 months of data per Accord, average 34800 miles21
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Honda Accord 56 Accords, 9.0 months of data per Accord, average 43000 miles19
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Honda Accord 53 Accords, 9.1 months of data per Accord, average 53500 miles7
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Honda Accord 96 Accords, 9.2 months of data per Accord, average 68800 miles27
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Honda Accord 102 Accords, 10.2 months of data per Accord, average 78200 miles29
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Honda Accord 79 Accords, 9.4 months of data per Accord, average 94600 miles18
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Honda Accord 66 Accords, 9.4 months of data per Accord, average 106900 miles31
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2004 Honda Accord 77 Accords, 8.7 months of data per Accord, average 119500 miles50
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Honda Accord 54 Accords, 9.3 months of data per Accord, average 136000 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
65
30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Honda Accord 40 Accords, 8.6 months of data per Accord, average 134500 miles52
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Honda Accord 27 Accords, 8.7 months of data per Accord, average 148400 miles66
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2000 Honda Accord 42 Accords, 8.9 months of data per Accord, average 149300 miles61
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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1999 Honda Accord 28 Accords, 8.6 months of data per Accord, average 149900 miles60
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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1998 Honda Accord 29 Accords, 6.0 months of data per Accord, average 174600 miles48
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Honda Accord

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What Our Members Are Saying about Honda Accord Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Honda Accord: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 2dr Coupe 271-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed manual FWD
Our past Hondas have been the most reliable cars we've owned. I would expect the Accord Coupe to be much more reliable long-term than the Volkswagen.
2011 4dr Sedan 177-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Now approaching 140,000 miles and other than 2 sets of tires, only cost has been maintenance as called for by Miantenance Minder. I drove an 2008 Accord to 150,000 and passed on to a family member with similar experience (although brakes had been replaced).
2010 4dr Sedan 271-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I drove each of my Accords for more than 14 years with no major repairs.
2010 2dr Coupe 271-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Reputation....Still new I have no personal experience
2010 4dr Sedan 271-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Wife had an Accord from 2000 and very little ever went wrong with it until it dropped the transmission July 2009. No brainer to get another one to serve as the every-day family car.
2010 4dr Sedan 177-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
After owning and repairing many European cars, it is comforting to know that the Accord is much more likely than not to have extraordinary reliability and durability. It is a calming feeling.
2009 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Proven track record. Have owned other accords
2009 4dr Sedan 271-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
2009 4dr Sedan 177-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
same as above
2009 4dr Sedan 190-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
It is my 6th Honda. % previous ones gave no reason to suspect anything down the road.
Reliability and Durability of the Honda Accord: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
window and trunk rattles
2006 2dr Coupe 244-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
This car has been at the dealer almost once every couple of months, it feels like the car is just falling apart in my hands. Just the other day the power window controls fell out of the door. The transmission sometimes refuses to go into gear from Park
2006 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Another issue I had was around 60,000 miles, I had to replace the power steering pump. I heard this whine sound from under my hood and next thing I know, I am coughing up another $500 to replace the pump. I had all the fluids changed when recommended and this still happened.<br />
Between the motor mount and power steering pump, I have spent $1300 more on this accord than I did on my 99 Camry.
2006 4dr Sedan 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
My issue with the accord is at 38,000 miles I was told I had a broken motor mount. I am not sure why or how a broken motor mount would occur in under 3 years of ownership. I found that annoying because the car was maintained and not beaten on and this happens. Nothing better than coughing up $700.00 just before your child is born.
2003 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
cold start valve or cylinder slap after 53K miles
2002 2dr Coupe 200-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I bought the car so I could drive it, change the oil, and keep driving it. But from faulty fog lights, worn radio controls, two transmissions, two alternators, and numerous rattles, I have not reached my goal of maintenance-free driving and quality.

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