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1996 Honda Accord Coupe

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By mlstove
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1996 Honda Accord Coupe EX 2dr Coupe


Review

Bought the car with 28K miles in 2000 and still drive this car daily with now 228K!! In fact, the car went the past two years without anything but oil changes until it was time to replace the timing belt again. It is amazing the clutch hasn't needed replaced, nor has any other major item engine wise other than a starter over the years. CV joints went out at 180K, and the wheel bearings are getting close now. My wife drives and 07 sedan and my stock radio is a nicer system. I think the brakes on this car are better than the 07! And it survived a collision with a 6-point buck this year and all I needed was a headlight and a hood!


Favorite Features

Reliability Great Ride


Suggested Improvements

Exhausts - Never seem to last more than 3-4 years! Unequal corrosion. Why the passenger side shows signs of rust and not the drivers side is a mystery. The back quarter panels will rust before this car will ever stop running. Otherwise, if you're looking for a car to trick out or save money for reliable transportation, this model Accord is for you!


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A worry-free car
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By TJ
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1996 Honda Accord Coupe EX 2dr Coupe


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When you get in your car, you should expect it to work. Also, with routine and preventative maintenance, you should expect NOTHING to go wrong with the car. My Honda has been running strong for 3 straight years. I changed out the plugs, hoses, added a new muffler and oxygen sensor and at 174,000 miles it is running perfectly. I will definitely buy another Honda when the time comes, but I plan to run mine into the ground.


Favorite Features

Moon roof is flawless after 12 years


Suggested Improvements

Make carjackers not want to steal them (only slightly kidding)


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my Accord
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By Bill
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1996 Honda Accord Coupe EX 2dr Coupe


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Great all around car. Good in snow. could use more power. Controls well laid out. Had problems with Ac, starter, fuel injectors.


Favorite Features

manual transmission, 6 disc cd changer


Suggested Improvements

Stronger springs for trunk lid.


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Very good everyday driver
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By The Commander
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1996 Honda Accord Coupe EX 2dr Coupe


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Well, Hondas are known to be reliable and this one is no different! I've owned it for past 5 years at 42,000 miles and other than AC problem and window problem, nothing major.


Favorite Features

Very fun to drive with beefier tires.


Suggested Improvements

Get some good tires and you are good to go!


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Excellent, fun car
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By donoby
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1996 Honda Accord Coupe EX 2dr Coupe


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Car is excellent for someone looking for clean handling and excellent reliability. while succeeding generation Handa Accord coupes are more stylish, this car still looks good after 8 years.


Favorite Features

Reliability, clean handling.


Suggested Improvements

Occasionally wish for additional power from the 4 cylinder.


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