The 6th generation of the Accord has a cumulative PainRank™ of 60.22. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? You should avoid this generation like the plague that it is.
Owners of the 1998–2002 Accord model years have sent in 2833 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (60%) followed by the body (14%) and the engine (10%).