About Honda Accord
As one of the longest-running vehicles in the mid-size class, Honda Accord has been manufactured by the Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation Honda since 1976. Being produced in compact, full-size and mid-size, Honda Accord has made itself one of the best-selling cars in the United States. Garnered awards such as Motor Trend's Import Car of the Year, Car and Driver's recipient of the Ten Best, Drive's Car of the Year and so on, Honda Accord has been through nine generations until now.
The eighth-generation Honda Accord was produced from Mid-2007 to 2012. As a full-size sedan and mid-size (D-segment) coupe introduced as a 2008 model, North American version of Honda Accord came in base LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L V6, LX-P and LX-S. Its engine options ranged from 2.4 L I4 engine rated at 177 hp with 161 lb-ft of torque to 3.5 L V6 engine cranking out 272 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. And all engines were coupled with the 5-speed manual or automatic and a 6-speed manual transmission. Current ninth-generation Honda Accord starts from 2012 and was refreshed for the 2016 model year. Besides the trim levels carried from the previous generation, North American Honda Accord added Sport and Touring trim levels. It now comes with an updated information system featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and full LED lighting on higher trim levels. At present, Honda Accord is powered by engines varying from 2.0 L I4 to 3.5 L V6 and engines send power through 5-speed, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions.
Honda Accord Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Being comfortable, roomy, intelligently engineered, easy-to-drive, Honda Accord also has strong resale value and a solid reputation for reliability. It is hard for it not to be an automotive icon. But as a qualified Honda Accord owners, you should be aware of these and be prepared in advance:
First, transmission failure is the worst reported problem with Honda Accord. When Honda Accord drove at about 100,000 miles, this issue may arise. According to some drivers, this issue would have some signs before the complete failure and they are kind enough to offer some they have met for your reference. Normally, difficulty shifting gears is common symptoms; but some also said they could grinding sounds from underneath the vehicle and noise became louder as time passes by. Meanwhile, some also complained the transmission slippage affected their driving experience a lot. If you do not want your Honda Accord also suffers from above symptoms, please be sure to keep the transfer case, transfer case seal, clutch disc, and automatic transmission filter in fine condition all the time.
Second, premature brake wear is also a very critical issue about Honda Accord. As braking system is in solidary with driving safety, no driver will ignore any issue with it, neither nor Honda Accord drivers. They offered some symptoms and solutions about this issue for information. As the accumulation of mileage, brakes became noisier and noisier, during this period, its response also was more and more sluggish and worse. Meanwhile, brake pedal becomes pulsating and you may find score marks on the rotors. The Accord brake pad set, brake disc, brake drum and brake rotor could be the culprits.
However, in order to keep your Honda Accord's overall quality excellent, you should realize the significance of routine maintenance. Cabin air filter could get clogged after long-term exposure to all kinds of contaminants such as pollens, dirt, or dust; wiper blade may get broken after sweeping off debris on the windscreen for a long time; power window switch, headlight and emblem could be bad due to a high frequency of usages. All these parts are essential for your Accord's long lifespan, thus, routine maintenance on them is also indispensable.
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