9th Generation (2013—2017) Accord Problems

This generations ranks 59th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (22%), interior (22%), and the engine (15%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Starter Failure 99 complaints at an average of 50,945 miles in the 2013 Honda Accord.
  2. Daytime Led Lights Burning Out 42 complaints at an average of 39,985 miles in the 2016 Honda Accord.
  3. Starter Not Working Properly 29 complaints at an average of 46,500 miles in the 2014 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 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2017 54 0 60 54.82
2016 188 1 124 35.94
2015 125 2 139 20.91
2014 290 2 146 61.73
2013 517 2 149 57.68

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