This car had a manufacturing defect in the transmission. After multiple loss of all transmission fluid Honda tried to blame us for the problem. The transmission failed at 50,200 on a 50,000 warranty and Honda refused to fix it. An outside shop found a machining defect from the factory in one of the case halves of the trans. replaced half at a cost of $1800 total repair and no problems in over 100G of additional mileage. Honda never answered my letter until 4 years later. Would never buy another as a result of their bad customer attitude and lack of concern/support. Have pictures and parts as proof of defect. Honda did not care at all!!!
Handling, economy? But not when the transmission goes due to a mfgr defect and a mfgr who does not care! Other than that... dependable. Constant Axle/CVJ failure/noise.
Customer care! CUSTOMER CARE! When your service and customer care stinks, you need a lot of work to get a customer back. Never a Honda again!!!