1982 Honda Accord LXS

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's a little car that's nearly extinct in rust-prone areas.

1982 Honda Accord LXS


We saw a '77 Accord in this series not long ago, and it was startling how many readers had never seen a first-gen Accord on the street. Now we're going to look at an example of the early 2nd-gen Accord, which was still quite small (2,076 pounds) and was the first Accord to be built in North America. Horsepower was up to 76- yes, those weight and power numbers would be considered laughably small nowadays, though these cars drive just fine- and Honda's rep for reliability was really getting entrenched in the American consciousness by this time.

1982 Honda Accord LXS


The price back in 1982? $8,449 for the LX, or $1,050 more than the base Accord hatch. Clearly, the cachet of the LX badging wasn't enough to stop some vocab-challenged vandal from keying "ASS" into the hood paint.

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS

1982 Honda Accord LXS


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