7th Gen (2003 – 2007) Honda Accord Problems

The 7th generation of the Accord has a cumulative PainRank™ of 84.63. 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 2003–2007 Accord model years have sent in 3072 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (46%) followed by the interior (14%) and the body (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2003 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2007 284
2006 192
2005 302
2004 618
2003 1672

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