9th Generation (2013—2017) Accord Problems

This generations ranks 59th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and will be a constant headache to anyone who owns one. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (23%), interior (22%), and the engine (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Starter Failure 100 complaints at an average of 50,836 miles in the 2013 Honda Accord.
  2. Daytime Led Lights Burning Out 54 complaints at an average of 41,523 miles in the 2016 Honda Accord.
  3. Starter Not Working Properly 34 complaints at an average of 47,017 miles in the 2014 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 61 1 60 60.66
2016 205 2 124 38.73
2015 130 3 139 21.59
2014 307 2 147 61.61
2013 527 2 150 59.94

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