really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,656 miles

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problem #5

Feb 012010


  • 7,000 miles
I have recently purchased a 2009 Honda Accord LX-premium and believe that the front seats are unsafe. I believe that the feature to move the headrest forward in the event of a rear-end collision puts the upper-back region of the seat too far forward, creating a very uncomfortable region with little lower-back support. I find that my lower-back aches after an hour of driving, and needed to lean up against the steering wheel while driving to relieve the pain. I believe this is unsafe if the airbag deployed. I have resorted to putting a bolster pillow in the lumbar region, but this again places me too close to the airbag, on the edge of the seat, and no more seat adjustment is possible. I have seen these comments on-line as well, and some have been cutting into the seats to disable the headrest feature, with mixed results. I don't want to open the seats to perform these actions since the side airbags are in the seatbacks. I think these front seats should be promptly recalled in order to fix this design defect.

- Cupertino, CA, USA

problem #4

Sep 022009


  • 4,169 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Honda Accord. The contact stated that whenever she slides the driver side seat forward, the track was very rough. She was also not sure if it was locked in place due to the rough slide. She took the vehicle to the dealer twice and was informed that an updated seat track was unavailable. The vehicle had not been repaired to-date. She called the manufacturer and was told that they could not assist her. The current mileage was approximately 10,100. The failure mileage was 4,169.

- Canton, GA, USA

problem #3

Oct 202009


  • 4,500 miles
Honda Accord 2009- driver side automatic seat adjustor/tracking system is malfunctioning. Every time we adjust our seat forwards or backwards it bumps hard several times. Honda service and Honda Corp said they are aware of the problem but have no fix. This car malfunction could potentially be a safety hazard. They are still selling these Accord on their lots without any disclosure. Updated IVOQ 10/22/10

- Kennesaw, GA, USA

problem #2

Jul 242009


  • 75 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the driver's seat was adjusted it would vibrate excessively as if it was separating from the track. He also has concerns of the seat separating in the event of a crash. The dealer stated that they were unable to repair it. The manufacturer stated that they are aware of the failure; however, they can't repair it until the repair part is made. The current mileage was 6,025. The failure mileage was 75.

- Buckeye, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jun 182009


  • 0 miles
Purchased new 2009 Honda Accord, front passenger seat is loose, not secure to auto frame, fear seat will dislodge in accident.

- Sea Girt, NJ, USA