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not as reliable as expected
By jmsms on 07/04/14 06:12 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

at 45000 miles began having popping and crunching sounds from the front end especially in hot weather and at 48k took it in to get looked at and was told that the front end ball joints were bad and also that the rear brakes were gone and rotors needed resurfacing. Now reading about Hondas and ball joint failures on the web, but this seems awfully premature. I have not had ball joint issues like this even in cars that I have kept over 100k(no previous Hondas). Some of these failures can be catastrophic. I had thought to keep this car and give it to one of my kids to take to college but now I am not so sure. Apparently a design flaw from what I have been reading.
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful
Can't trust this car
By frustrated2013 on 08/03/13 05:28 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

I have had my 2010 Accord for a little over three years. Just this year, I was told the oil was low so I needed a $125 software update. Within a couple of months, I was stranded on the highway with what Honda says was misfired spark plugs because of the low oil. Spark plugs changed software update re-done on June 1. By, July 7, oil was low again, I added a quart and then again around 2 weeks later. Last night noticed the car running rough, then it happened again. Check again light flashing car feeling like it was going to shut off. Off to the dealership we go....time to get rid of this clunker!!! I am so disappointed. Wish Honda would step up to the plate, Toyota did.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Honda Accord Reliability
By gimpus on 06/22/13 08:03 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

2010 Accord is nothing but trouble. In t.5 years, I've experienced all the problems mentioned in the past blogs....oil consumption of 1 qt per 1000 miles is "normal". I purchased an Accord to do the exact opposite of what I am doing now--checking oil levels, spending time at the dealership letting mechanics tell me everything is within "parameters". Now I had to change brakes, deal with AC not getting cool, flashing check engine lights, wheel alignment problems; all in 2.5 years. I am a careful driver and 80% of the mileage was on highways. Avoid this car.
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4 of 6 people found this review helpful
Disappointed
By honda2517 on 05/09/13 07:54 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

I purchase the V6 EX-L early in 2010. Starting at 40,000 the car started to "consume" oil. The dealer says that it is normal to "consume 1 quart per 1000 miles. This is completely ridiculous. People say well oil isn't that expensive, just add as needed. I am concerned about the long term reliability. I am also appalled that all the service people at the dealer say it is normal. This is a company problem and I will not own another Honda.
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Buyer Beware!
By tflower on 04/16/13 13:55 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

I am a three time Honda buyer because of the reliability of the vehicles. This car has major issues with oil consumption due to poor engine design. At three years old and 50K the engine has to be replaced. I had the oil changed 4 weeks prior and the car started running rough and check engine light came on. There was not any oil on the dipstick! Honda knows there is a problem but has not issued any warnings or recalls. The fact that they are not forthcoming has really angered me. This is not Honda quality or reliability. Buyer beware and do your research before buying this vehicle.
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Bad car no dealer support
By dennisrk on 12/25/12 16:37 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

My 2010 Accord uses oil 1liter every 4000 km, gas milage is very poor 9.5 km to the liter best I ever got on a trip.The bumpers are a different color than the rest of the car.Dealer blames milage on blended fuel ,I get 8km to the liter with my f150 4wheel drive.
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2010 Accord
By burguy on 01/30/12 15:36 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

Bought new & have owned a little over two years now. Sixth Accord we have owned since 1989. The car is all Honda, except for the road noise. We have had the car back to the dealer multiple times and they finally said the V6 is just noisy. "after all, it's not a Lexus" We were told that "this is a common complaint and the 4 cyl. is much quiter". I think it will be a great car mechanically, but we are trading it in at 30 months and about 30,000 miles. Move over Honda, we are going to look at the '13 Camry & maybe the ES350.
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My 5th Accord
By mj06iu on 01/23/11 22:01 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

Overall I am happy with this car. I have owned 17 cars in the last 19 years and Honda's have been easy to drive because of their great resale value. I drive about 40K miles per year, so I need a reliable that I will not lose my shorts when I fall out of love with it. I am a bit disappointed with Honda's lack of extras compared to competitors. So like I said, I'm happy with it just not in love. I will say that my last car that I owned for 30months was a 2007 Acura TL S-Type and I LOVED it. At the end of the day I would love to be able to buy American, however the reliability and value for my buck just doesn't seem to be there yet.
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1 of 4 people found this review helpful
I'll never buy another Honda
By BJ on 11/09/10 00:00 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

Problems: A/C poor. GM figured it out 40 yrs ago. Squeak & rattles at shifter/headliner/sunroof/dash. Daytime RL makes speakers "buzz" Tires force balanced, still ng. Water leaks behind both rear door trim pads. Poor hood/fender fit. Poor taillight to body fits. Exhaust misaligned to bumper cover. VERY ROUGH 2 to 1 downshift (Dealer says normal)Poor driver door fit. Hondas are so over-hyped. They have the same problems as other cars, it's just that most people don't notice. Honda builds the same garbage as every other maker in this price range. I can imagine the problems this will have when it has more than 3K.
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Easy to own
By Big Al on 09/30/10 00:00 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2010 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)

Review

I like the car, it is fast and low slung. Brakes seem good and the ride is decent. The radio is very good. Only two problems so far the brake discs are pitted from road salt, and the seats are not smooth when moving back and forth. The brakes work well and the seats still work it's just not something I like. I am not getting anywhere near 30mpg more like 20mpg BUT it is only driven in the metropolis of DC. Anyway it is a great car the V6 is good too I love it when I push the loud button and it lifts the front end, real old school feel. I can put a car seat in the middle of the back seat and my other two kids on either side. It works great, not something for long family road trip but it works
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