1990 Honda Accord Consumer Review: It was a lemon only a mother c

1990 Honda Accord Coupe - Consumer Review

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It was a lemon only a mother could love
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1990 Honda Accord LX 2dr Coupe


This car was a nightmare for the first 9 years - back to the dealer for multiple problems under warranty, 5 batteries in 6 years, stuck around 100 times times in 100 degree heat with a car that would not start. But other than that, it was a charm to drive. Was overcharged on repairs several times. Once I left the closest Honda dealer and found an independent or drove across town to the other dealer, the problems were solved and it has run flawlessly ever since. Sears battery is 7 years old and still going strong. Does need need motor mounts. I'm hoping to put another 100,000 miles on it. Makes a great second car.

Best Features

Charm - lots of comments about exterior style. Exterior paint is almost flawless, in spite of many days parked outside in burning sun. Fun to drive. Interior design, good seating. Peppy, with good maneuverability. All the accessories still work after 13 years!

Worst Features

Better customer service. Passenger side automatic seatbelts are a major inconvenience. Interior fabric could be better. Wheel covers need better durability - all have broken or cracked. Wish that routine maintenance was cheaper (especially the timing belt.
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