2009 Honda Accord Sedan LX-P 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)
I tend to buy cars and run them for many years and for 200k + miles. I did a lot of research and was concerned about the 4cyl using oil as that complaint was reported by some 08-09 owners but in 3k miles I haven't used a drop. Seats are comfortable and handling is good. It's just a 4 cyl so don't expect great performance. It's geared right so even going up hills it rarely downshifts. Honda tends to build good cars and this is no exception, even though it's already 7 yrs old, everything is tight, no rattles. I drive 25 mi to work every day and get about 28 mpg. Only thing I don't like is there's no outside temp. display, but maybe I just haven't found that yet...
2009 Honda Accord Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
This is the 2nd Accord I've owned. The first was bought new in 1993. Drove it for 15 years and never missed a beat. Fantastic car. But the 2009 has been a huge disappointment. Here's a laundry list of it's shortcomings: Rear brakes have been replaced twice. (97000 miles on car) 1st time under warranty (partially) 2nd time on me. rotors pads and calipers. Rear deck rattles along with various rattles from the dash. Carpet on passenger side won't stay put. Keyfobs (yes both) are inoperable. At 90,000 it began burning oil. Now burns a quart of oil every 1500-1700 miles, but Honda says that's normal (BS). Road noise is rather high. Fan for the heater/AC is squeaky on low. So it's high or tear your hair out with aggravation. Drivers seat is good for about an hour of driving before back ache sets in.
I kept the car cause it was paid for, but the oil burning is the final straw for me. Getting rid of it soon. Won't ever get another Honda.