2005 Honda Accord Review | Edmunds.com

2005 Honda Accord

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Honda Accord Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.0 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 240 hp @ 6250 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 19/28 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2005 Honda Accord

  • No other sedan puts together all the elements of a family car as well as the 2005 Honda Accord.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Roomy and stylish interior, tight build quality, smooth ride, powerful and efficient hybrid model, good crash test scores.

  • Cons

    Tepid handling, brakes should be more powerful.

  • What's New for 2005

    Honda takes a bold leap for 2005 with the introduction of the Hybrid Accord. Rather than add a hybrid motor to its four-cylinder, Honda bolts its third-generation IMA system to the Accord's already-potent V6. In one fell swoop the Accord hybrid has become the class leader in fuel economy (30 city, 38 highway) and power (255 horsepower). Other changes for the 2005 Honda Accord this year include new wheel cover designs for the LX and EX trims, a new coin pocket design, illuminated steering wheel controls and improved rear styling in sedans with redesigned taillamps. In addition, front-seat side airbags and full-length head curtain airbags are now available on all trim levels all the way down to the base DX model.

    Read our Honda Accord Hybrid Long-Term 20,000-Mile Test

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 19
  • cty
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  • 28
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


2 of 2 people found this review helpful

After over 333,333 miles...

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

This is my third Honda Accord, and my accidentally best choice. Much more improved paint coating and rust protection. The car looks like new even now. Good acceleration in tough road situations. A fair 29-30 mpg, mostly on highways. Very comfortable seats. Superb ergonomics, which makes the car so appreciated during a long travel. The car is a nightmare for a car salesman or an example of an excellent workmanship.




John henry

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

Tough decison: Accord vs. Subaru Legacy. I won! I chose the Accord Coupe, EX V-6 coupe. What a car! One word: graceful! OK, two words, comfort too. Beats out my past cars: Volvo, Mini-Cooper, VW Jetta, MGB and Ford Explorer. Gotta be best car under $30,000. Very pleased buying this car. I love this car!




The best of 7 hondas

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

As a proud owner of mnay Honda's, I have worked my way up from a CVCC to the Accord EX V6. The car handles suberb, great power, acceleration and fun to drive.




If it was made in

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

First time Honda Experience and the biggest dissapointment so far. Leased in March , a month later annoying noises at the curtain airbag,rear seatbelt - had to be fixed , scrape sounds when changing gears 1-2 - Honda have no clue how to fix it....two months later - rear speaker is going off + annoying sounds when AC turned on ...Come on ..have 1400 miles on it and it seems that the car will fall apart at 10000 or so...




Excellent car

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I spent a couple months looking for a replacement for my mustang GT convertible. This is definitely the best choice when it comes to looks/comfort/value. I had an impression of Hondas to be plain but this car was surprising luxurious. I test drove the Altima and Maxima SL prior to buying this car. In comparison, the Accord has superior interior (aluminum?/metal panels are beautiful), comparable stereo sound and HP, and are $3000 less. Everything is placed well ergonomically, and the exterior is very sharp. I wasn't looking for XM radio but it has turned out to be one of my fav features of the car.




Love driving this car!

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Accord EX V-6 2dr Coupe (3.0L 6cyl 5A)

I'm 50+. I wanted a sporty, good looking, powerful (quick when I needed it), full featured, fun to drive, and reasonable gas mileage car without paying exorbitant price. Wow! Got all I wanted with the 6 cyl 2dr coupe -- with sun/moon roof. Tried Mustang, 350Z, 2 different Mazda's, Acura, and others. Nothing compared when considering power, comfort, styling, carrying room (for trips), economy, reliability, and price.



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Full 2005 Honda Accord Review

What's New for 2005

Honda takes a bold leap for 2005 with the introduction of the Hybrid Accord. Rather than add a hybrid motor to its four-cylinder, Honda bolts its third-generation IMA system to the Accord's already-potent V6. In one fell swoop the Accord hybrid has become the class leader in fuel economy (30 city, 38 highway) and power (255 horsepower). Other changes for the 2005 Honda Accord this year include new wheel cover designs for the LX and EX trims, a new coin pocket design, illuminated steering wheel controls and improved rear styling in sedans with redesigned taillamps. In addition, front-seat side airbags and full-length head curtain airbags are now available on all trim levels all the way down to the base DX model.

Read our Honda Accord Hybrid Long-Term 20,000-Mile Test

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Talk About The 2005 Accord

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anowosad
anowosad
07-20-2013
Honda Accord 2005 87K alternator just died. Car has been driven in Florida only....


pradeepkk90
pradeepkk90
01-04-2014
I have a 2005 Honda Accord. I have gotten the battery replaced six months ago but in the past two months after not using the car for 7 days, the car battery has lost its charge. Is it a battery issu...


elbonnoble
elbonnoble
08-18-2014
i drive a 2005 honda accord ex sedan 3.0 V6, i want to make some basic performance upgrade with out spending to much money....



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