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Honda Accord vs. Volvo S40 Reliability

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Results are for year ending September 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Honda Accord 21
33.1168831169% 33.1168831169% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  51 Accords, 6.6 months of data per Accord, average 6500 miles

 

2015 Honda Accord 16
16.6666666667% 16.6666666667% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  82 Accords, 10.0 months of data per Accord, average 13800 miles

 

2014 Honda Accord 17
15.9340659341% 15.9340659341% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  121 Accords, 9.4 months of data per Accord, average 26600 miles

 

2013 Honda Accord 15
8.12807881773% 8.12807881773% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  132 Accords, 10.0 months of data per Accord, average 38100 miles

Redesigned.

 

2012 Honda Accord 19
16.0098522167% 16.0098522167% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  37 Accords, 10.0 months of data per Accord, average 52600 miles

 

2011 Honda Accord 20
7.87545787546% 7.87545787546% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  26 Accords, 9.3 months of data per Accord, average 76700 miles

 

2010 Honda Accord 43
41.5750915751% 41.5750915751% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  44 Accords, 9.0 months of data per Accord, average 71800 miles

Some reports of oil consumption for both engines, most of them over a year ago. Honda has extended the warranty for this issue to eight years.

 

2009 Honda Accord 21
3.0612244898% 3.0612244898% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  47 Accords, 9.8 months of data per Accord, average 87500 miles

Some reports of oil consumption for both engines, most of them over a year ago. Honda has extended the warranty for this issue to eight years.

 

2008 Honda Accord 28
9.34065934066% 9.34065934066% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  75 Accords, 8.7 months of data per Accord, average 88400 miles

Redesigned. Some reports of oil consumption for both engines, most of them over a year ago. Honda has extended the warranty for this issue to eight years--now running out.

 

2007 Honda Accord 38
16.0098522167% 16.0098522167% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  87 Accords, 9.7 months of data per Accord, average 111800 miles
2007 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 S40s, 10.6 months of data per S40, average 99300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2006 Honda Accord 40
21.6981132075% 21.6981132075% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  72 Accords, 8.8 months of data per Accord, average 122600 miles
2006 Volvo S40   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 S40s, 9.5 months of data per S40, average 98900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2005 Honda Accord 43
15.2452025586% 15.2452025586% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  51 Accords, 9.2 months of data per Accord, average 136700 miles
2005 Volvo S40 76
43.3901918977% 43.3901918977% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  25 S40s, 8.2 months of data per S40, average 123100 miles

Includes 2004.5s, first model year.

 

2004 Honda Accord 46
18.3982683983% 18.3982683983% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  59 Accords, 8.8 months of data per Accord, average 141200 miles

 

2003 Honda Accord 62
25.8095238095% 25.8095238095% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  46 Accords, 8.8 months of data per Accord, average 157100 miles

Redesigned. Has long had a higher repair frequency than other model years.

 

2002 Honda Accord 58
23.9726027397% 23.9726027397% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  39 Accords, 8.5 months of data per Accord, average 149500 miles

 

2001 Honda Accord 85
44.2084942085% 44.2084942085% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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  27 Accords, 7.3 months of data per Accord, average 180500 miles

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TrueDelta Reviews the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Honda Accord

2015 Honda Accord Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearComment
2014 This "why to buy" is tentative. While the regular Accord's reliability has been excellent, Honda has produced some decidedly unreliable hybrids in the past. So I'd like to see more time and miles before declaring the new Accord Hybrid glitch-free. The new Fusion had a glitchy first year, including poor panel fits, but has improved since. full 2014 Honda Accord review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Honda Accord

2015 Honda Accord Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan 278-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
It's been fairly reliable. I have put nearly 80,000 miles and so far I have only had to deal with brakes. full 2013 Honda Accord review
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. full 2012 Honda Accord review