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1998 Honda Accord Sedan - Consumer Reviews

1998 Honda Accord Sedan

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Transmission sucks
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By camille
on

Vehicle

1998 Honda Accord Sedan LX V6 4dr Sedan


Review

At 62,000 miles the transmission gave
out, cost $1,300 to replace with
another vtec, which after 15,000 gave
out again. It has no take off speed
and is dangerous to drive with an
unreliable transmission. It
neutralized in the middle of the high-
way. Gas mileage sucks, wont buy
anther one.


Best Features

Comfy drivers' seat, easy controls


Worst Features

Fix the transmission for customers with this problem


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Fun, Practical Car
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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By Mike the honda nut
on

Vehicle

1998 Honda Accord Sedan LX V6 4dr Sedan


Review

This car is a great. The V6 is very
powerful. It shifts smoothly. The
gas mileage is pretty good considering
the engine (27 mpg on highway). I
drive it a lot on long trips, and it
is very comfortable to ride in. It
has lots of leg room in the front
seats and the back seat is not too bad
considering it is a coupe. The trunk
is quite large, and I'm able to throw
golf clubs and a couple suitcases in
there and still have room to spare.
IF I ever replace this car, it would
be with a newer accord V6.


Best Features

V6 Engine-its fast


Worst Features

Honda should have offered the manual transmission with the V6.


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Transmission problems
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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Reliability
By wlk
on

Vehicle

1998 Honda Accord Sedan LX V6 4dr Sedan


Review

At 56000 miles the transmission is
slipping when shifting from 1st to 2nd
gear. The check engine light will come
on with a code indicating the
transmission has a fault. Seems to be
a design problem that Honda admitted
to in 2000-2002 but not 1998 and 1999.
Don't buy one unless you get the
transmission checked out. The cost for
a new transmission id $4000!!! Ouch!!!
I am trading mine in. Hopefully none
of the readers will buy it!!! The
Odessey with the V6 is having the same
problem. I was at the dealer getting
mine evaluate and someone was there
with the same oriblem on her Odessey.


Best Features

Handling.


Worst Features

Fix transmission problem. Extend warranty to 1998 and 1999. Not worth losing your reliable reputation over this major problem.


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Boring, reliable car that MOOS
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
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Exterior Design
Build Quality
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By tessa
on

Vehicle

1998 Honda Accord Sedan LX V6 4dr Sedan


Review

Good car, fun to drive, boring to look
at, very reliable, but there is a
mooing sound near the gas tank which
has never been resolved. Every once in
awhile, more often when it is hot, the
car moos like it is relieving
pressure. Very weird. Owned this car
three years and have to sell for a
minivan now. But won't consider the
Odyssey because of the mooing.


Best Features

V6!!!! Haven't had any mechanical problems (aside from the mooing) in the three years we've owned it.


Worst Features

Liven it up a bit; offer more colors;


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I LOVE HONDA
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
By samuel jones
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Vehicle

1998 Honda Accord Sedan LX V6 4dr Sedan


Review

I cant wait to get into my car everyday
and drive < i dont know if you could
ever feel to pure joy that i have when
i start my engine. My car out gos and
out prefoms every car that i have see
and been in even the top of the line
lux. car.


Best Features

the speed handleing interior


Worst Features

dont change anything


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