I bought this car in 1998 and it had
31,000 miles on it. It has 239,000
now. Right after I bought it the
distributor had to be replaced, then
the alternator at about 120,000 miles.
Other than that, normal maintenance.
Still averages about 28 mpg between
city and highway driving. It has a
manual transmission and I have never
replaced the clutch. In the next month
I will be getting my second set of half
shafts (driveshafts) put in. Then I
will be selling it in favor of a newer
Accord. By all accounts the newer
models have only gotten better.
Most comfortable driver's seat I have
ever experienced. No annoying problems
that usually plague older cars. The
power windows still work well, the
gauges all work, doors still close
tightly, quality interior materials.
The stereo is crap on this car, and my
2000 CRV so I replaced both with after-
market gear. Since this is the only
area Honda has failed to improve, they
should outsource their sound systems to
Bose, Sony, Harmon Kardon, Infiniti,