Every Honda Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Honda generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 7th Generation Honda Accord

From 2003 to 2007, the Accord accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 84.63. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 59 Honda generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
59th Accord Gen 7 2003—2007
84.63
58th Accord Gen 6 1998—2002
60.22
57th Civic Gen 7 2001—2005
55.76