1st Generation (1979—1979) Accord Problems

Accord owners with a 1979—1979 model year have the most problems with the fuel system (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Floods Out 1 complaints at an average of 106,679 miles in the 1979 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 1979 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
1979 1 1 0 0.33

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