really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,000 miles

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problem #1

Oct 012007

Accord 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles
The trunk lid is not stable when lifted up and will fall down easily. For many times, when we are loading stuff into the trunk, the trunk lid will fall down unexpected. The action of puting a luggage or grocery bag into the trunk will shake the car a little bit, which is normal for most cars, but the unusual thing for this Honda Accord is that the trunk lid will fall down by this shaking. I was hit by the trunk lid several times and I would expect some serious injury could happen to someone. Another complaint about the trunk lid is the sealing. I live in southen California so rain is rare. But a heavy rain caused the trunk became a pool and the trunk mat is fully soaked. Although at that time, the car was still under the Honda certified warranty, Honda told me the trunk sealing is not covered. What even angered me about Honda's service is they put an unmatched spare tire into my trunk. I found that out after having this car for more than 2 years and had a flat tire.

- Goleta, CA, USA