However, the locking release is inconveniently placed in the middle of the rear package shelf. I am impressed with the with how the car had survived in a frontal crash I had. I just fixed an oil leak but other than that the car is awesome. The cars already were pretty good-looking vehicles, so achieving a sharper appearance wasn't easy. Year of manufacture 1996 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2001 Engine and transmission 2.
If you want a car that will provide reliability and a decent ride, the Honda Accord is a very good option. It's an even sportier sedan. Trunk will hold approx 4 suitcases. That's why Accord owners enjoy driving these cars. The freshened rear styling features new lights and chrome accents as well as wider parking lights for improved visibility and a larger trunk opening.
It might have a bit of an image problem, old mans car etc. I frankly can't even believe that they group the Camry and the Accord in the same class of automobile. General Comments: This car has been by far the most reliable I have ever owned. Dealership have always offered first class service, even fixed one of the windows free of charge after I broke it using a cheap cup holder. The engine is very noisy as well. With the base engine, we recommend it be combined with the manual transmission for peppier performance.
The Accord is offered in a variety of trim levels and configurations. Power Customer Satisfaction Index, a measurement of quality after the first year of ownership. Except for the center rear position, all seats have 3-point safety belts. And when you've signed the bottom line, you drive home in a car that will provide years of trouble-free driving pleasure. Braking is another key element in all-around competence, and the Accord performs well in this regard, too. The Accord consistently appears on Top 10 lists for magazines. The electrical system worked all those years and still does.
For 1995, Honda finally added a V6 engine option to the Accord lineup. Rain or shine, hot or cold it has never even thought about letting me down. Optional on all models and standard on the V6 versions is the electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission, which includes a feature called Grade Logic. The Accord has earned a reputation as one of the most consistently reliable cars on the market. All I do is regular oil changes and just did the first transmission flush.
It also wins consistently high scores in various quality surveys, including the J. Fuel economy averages nearly 28 miles per gallon for the 4-cyl. It is a very sturdy, quiet, major problem free car. Plus, the parts prices for this car are outrageous. Side mirrors fold in for folks that park in narrow areas - rather than breaking off when hit.
The only thing it needs is regular maintenance and your good. I'm a bit of an Accord enthusiast. A chrome- accented grille gives a more sophisticated look. In addition, Honda began offering a 2. I would rate the Honda more on par with the Mazda 626.
So many countless awesome stories with that car. I would guess that if there is any engine the F20C was derived from its probably this one. Unfortunately, they require a separate locking clip to secure a child safety seat. The only things that have been replaced is the clutch fly wheel and a radiator. Walkaround The Accord's styling changes over the years have been evolutionary, not revolutionary, although Honda did up the visual ante in the last makeover, putting a little more dash into the design. The logic system provides smoother shifting when climbing or descending hills. The Accord, which last underwent a major redesign in 1994, is scheduled for a complete make-over for the 1998 model year.
The Camry has a far more quiet cabin and has better acceleration. For 1996, the Accord sports modestly revised front and rear styling touches. So my suggestion is take to your Camry and try to make some upgrades - you will find Toyota to be one of the most difficult vehicles to work on - plus most parts are not compatible. The engine is rated 130 horsepower. Honda obviously cuts corners too -- they didn't even put a stainless steel exhaust system on this car. It's an F series engine really in name only.
Like so many midsize cars, the rear seats technically can accommodate three adults, but the center position is not comfortable for the third person. I expected much more from all the raves I read about this vehicle. The back seat folds down for longer articles that may not fit in the trunk. Great car, going to run this thing till it blows up. The cosmetic restraint is largely due to the fact that Honda is onto a winning formula as Accord buyers come back to buy again more frequently than buyers of most other brands. Tires, timing belt, battery, oil and filter, air filter, etc.