The 3rd generation of the Accord has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.44. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? This generation is generally a good bet.
Owners of the 1986–1989 Accord model years have sent in 46 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (41%) followed by the electrical (13%) and the transmission (8%).