Used Honda Accord 20032007 expert review

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Used Honda Accord review

Honda Accord 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine.


Two engines were offered: the 166-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder and and powerful 244-hp 3.0L V6. choices included a 5-speed or 5-speed manual. A 6-speed transmission was available in late EX V6

The Accord’s 2.4L 4-cylinder engine with i-VTEC is one of the in its class; it is a strong, yet very low-maintenance workhorse.

Fuel The 4-cylinder Accord is ranked the top of the family sedan category in of fuel economy. The 2007 automatic Accord is rated at mpg (11.2/7.6 L/100 km) city/highway. The 4-cylinder automatic Accord can for 431 miles (693km) on one 17.1-gallon tank of gas, based on 80% 20% city driving.

The 2007 V6 Accord with an transmission is rated at 18/26 mpg L/100 km) city/highway.

Handling and On the road, the Accord handles well with good feel. The steering is responsive and The ride is firm and not very The wind and road noise are at higher speeds.

The 4-cylinder is strong enough for daily while the V6 is one of the most powerful in its

Timing belt or chain: The engine doesn’t have a belt; a maintenance-free silent chain is used instead. The 24-valve SOHC V6 VTEC has a belt that needs to be at recommended intervals.

Safety: brakes were standard; control was standard on V6 models. In the frontal crash tests, the Honda Accord received stars for both the driver and the passenger. In the frontal offset tests performed by the Insurance for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Honda Accord received overall rating.

Pros: Fuel economy in models, V6 power, excellent responsive steering, safety rich-looking interior, sharp panel, easy to maintain.

Road and wind noise, chips easily, automatic problems in early models.

If you are looking for a fuel-efficient mid-size with good safety and Toyota Camry is too plain and for your taste, Honda is a logical choice. We recommend to for a 4-cylinder Accord; it’s to maintain, good on gas and the automatic is less likely to have We have taken the 4-cylinder Accord on many very road trips and it performed

For an automatic model, consider an warranty, at least for the powertrain; are numerous complaints about the transmission, mostly for 2003 and V6 models.

What to look for a used Honda Accord: As a step, check the used car records to see if there were any accidents in the past. Don’t buy a car if the Engine light is on before you what the problem is; once we been contacted by a person who a Honda Accord over with the Check Engine on. After further diagnostic, It out that the engine needed to be due to lack of compression in one of the cylinders.

During a test-drive, watch out for irregular with the automatic it is a weak spot. If there is a when shifting into avoid the car. When a car, check the engine oil low oil level could indicate oil consumption. Watch out for a noisy steering pump. Make to test the CD changer.

Check if the and the heater control lights are if not, the repair could be Read more What to for when buying a used This post has a well-done of common issues: 7th Gen FAQ.

Before buying a car, it inspected by an independent mechanic.

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