by adasil2 on May 10, 2013 Vehicle: 1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary 4dr Sedan
I bought my accord (LX, 4 cylinder, automatic) upon graduating high school in 2004. It had 113,000 or so miles at that time, and it's been my only car until now (2013), and now sits at 247,000 miles. I have driven it all over the country, and cannot believe it's still in such great condition. Minor repairs, a new paint job in 2009, and that's it. I have never heard of another car this reliable, and I would highly recommend it if you can find one to purchase!
by freestylin on Mar 25, 2013 Vehicle: 1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary 4dr Sedan
I got this car in December 2012 and ever since have been extremely happy with it. In terms of reliability, nobody can beat Honda. I have had no problems with this car, and that's pretty amazing considering the car is as old as me. I am definitely going to be a loyal Honda buyer from now on. As soon as this car dies, I will simply buy another one. I recommend this car to anyone who needs reliable and economical transportation at a good price. Btw, mine has 170,000 kilometres on it (something like 105,000 miles) on the 2.2L engine and no rust on the outer body.
by Dp on Dec 3, 2009 Vehicle: 1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary 4dr Sedan
Bought with bad rotors, breaks, bad front tires and cracked radiator, 600$ out the door to begin with. Fixed it all up and its been some what reliable. A year later, had to have the head gasket resurfaced. Mechanic said that the 96+ years have a problem with the head gasket. That cost me another 1200, recently, the car has been chugging the radiator fluid, but the lines/hoses are new and radiator is sealed up tight. Still unresolved problems with loss of radiator fluid. Ill top her off and when I park it after a drive, it will overflow or dump about 1/3 of the fluid on the street and it only happens the one time I top it off. Wish I got a Tacoma. I prob got one of a few lemon accords.
by Kristie on Apr 13, 2007 Vehicle: 1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary 4dr Sedan
I purchased this car on 3/7/07, with 111,777 miles on it. The carfax report indicated that this was a one-owner car. At 111,972 miles I needed to have the following parts put on the car: front brake pads, rotors and wheel bearings $458.00, rear disc brake pads and rotors $139.40, left front CV shaft assembly $161.90, replacement of complete exhaust from catalytic converter back $398.54. As of today, 4/13/07, the alternator went out, add another $376.00 for the part (if you want one with a reasonable/and/or lifetime warranty). Also, I guess some type of pump has gone out because the windshield washer fluid doesn't work. Worst car I've ever owned.
by Torch on Sep 5, 2004 Vehicle: 1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary 4dr Sedan
This has been a the most dependable
vehicle I have ever owned. You get
bored with the car before it wears
out!!! (I just bought a ford truck)
I have been thru 4 sets of tires and a
couple complete brake jobs..I think
this is due to the weight all in the
front of the car and fortunately my
husband is a mechanice!!At 122000 miles
I am noticing a hesitation in the
transmission shifting from 2nd to 3rd
in the cold weather until the car warms
up. Would recommend this car to
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