Purchased my wagon when it had 57,000 miles on it, now has 140,000. The only "problem" was the antenna stopped working [repair estimate $425.00] so I went to a stereo shop and had a window antenna installed under the rear view mirror - works great.
Bought as certified Honda with 35k miles. This Accord wagon has never left me stranded. It always started with the exception of one time in the driveway due to an old battery that was defective. I perform regular maintenance, 7.5k mi synthetic oil, 90k timing belts/Water pump, 30k transmission service Honda Z1 ATF, regular brake and other fluid changes. Car runs like new. In the past 3 years have replaced both CV axles (Boots cracked), exterior drive belts (were original), ABS reservoir (leaking seal) and HVAC Evaporator. Also over 10 years replaced two sets of tires and two sets of brake pads and two batteries. Have CD changer and put 4 new 4-way Pioneer TS-A1682R stereo speakers.
Good fuel economy 22-25 MPG with ability to transport 5 people or many items in the back of the wagon. Stereo is excellent again with upgraded speakers and all options work after 12 years.
Higher capacity HVAC. AC is a little weak in very hot days with full load of people although this may be due to the need for the after market window tinting needing to be redone. Better factory window tinting.
Dependable and economical are an
Over 7 years and 135,000 miles, not
once have I regreted buying this car.
It's been used for local driving, coast
to coast trips and towed behind a
motorhome for about 35,000 miles and
still tight and it runs, drives like
the day I bought it new.
The only times it's been in the shop is
for routine Honda maintenance items.
Parts replaced to date are: tires,
battery (last year) wiper blades and
one warped brake rotor (under
warranty). I plan to keep it for a
long time yet. When it's replaced, it
will most likely be with another Honda
Excellent handling and manueverability.
Well laid out dashboard, roomy and
comfortable for a midsized auto. Great