9th Generation (2013—2017) Accord Problems

Accord owners with a 2013—2017 model year have the most problems with the electrical (23%), interior (22%), and the engine (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Starter Failure 99 complaints at an average of 50,945 miles in the 2013 Honda Accord.
  2. Starter Not Working Properly 29 complaints at an average of 46,500 miles in the 2014 Honda Accord.
  3. Daytime Led Lights Burning Out 38 complaints at an average of 40,007 miles in the 2016 Honda Accord.

What Accord Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2017 54 0 60 55.1
2016 183 1 124 36.23
2015 125 2 139 21.12
2014 287 2 145 61.18
2013 516 2 148 58.01

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