Another list of the most stolen vehicles in America is out, and at the top of the list is the same goddamn car that’s always at the top of the most stolen lists: the 1990s Honda Accord. How are there any left to steal?
My piece of crap Honda Accord, which has been ruining my life since day one, is finally sold and out of my hair. Okay, actually it’s not, because I’m a genius and sold it to my landlord. Who happens to live 50 feet away. And who can’t drive a stick.
On July 4th 1976, America celebrated its bicentennial. In that same summer, a small company known for selling fun motorcycles introduced a car that will later dominate the mid-size sedan segment. Take a break from your cookouts and say happy 4oth birthday to the Honda Accord.
Alright, I’ve just got to get this off my chest. My blood is boiling, and my brain is fuming with rage. This 1995 Honda Accord, which I’ve owned for only seven months, is destroying my life.
“I bought a Honda Accord,” your neighbor tells you. And you nod and tell him “That’s a good car,” because it is! You can’t really go wrong with an Accord, even if it is a boring, safe, obvious choice. But a modern Accord starts around $22,000; for about the same money, you can own this impossibly sweet 1981 Accord LX…
The Honda Accord has almost always been a sensible, reliable car that actually won’t put you to sleep in the turns. That’s still the case for 2016. What do you need to know before you buy a Honda Accord? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
Want to own the 2005 Honda Accord UFC superstar Ronda Rousey once lived in? Of course you do. On the plus side, it’s the LX model and it’s full of all kinds of Ronda Rousey’s personal items. On the minus side, it needs a transmission, it’s a little pricey for an ‘05 Accord, and she says you can’t jerk off to it.
Wanna see the all-new 2016 Honda Accord Coupe? Of course you do, you’re gonna see it everywhere in a few months. Car and Driver has totally undisguised spy shots. Looks like a big Civic, kinda?
America loves it some mid-size sedans. Wagons might be more practical and crossovers are now outselling the humble four-door, but mid-sizers remain the chariot of choice for a massive swath of the population. Nearly every automaker offers one and each comes in dozens of flavors, so how do you pick the best? We’re…
It was a simple dream, really.
I drive more than 20,000 miles a year. My manual transmission BMW has taken a beating in both repairs and resale value. It's time to replace it with something else. What is the best car under $30,000 that can seat 4 comfortably, has good MPG, isn't a total bore to drive and won't plummet in value with all those miles?
Everyone loves the Honda Accord! Especially thieves, and who could blame them? It's practical, reliable, fun to drive, and very popular. That's why the Accord topped the NICB's list of stolen vehicles for 2013.
Finally, the Toyota Prius has been unseated as the best-selling car in California and a sign that order is being restored. So what gasoline-only car unseated it? The Honda Accord? Still, it's a win.
Even in this era of the Porsche 918 Spyder and its ilk, enthusiasts tend to look down on most hybrid cars as slow, dull, soft, and antithetical to driving fun. The proof that this might be changing comes from the most unlikely of places: the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, a car that exceeded my expectations in every way.
So does everyone in Brooklyn drive a 1993 Honda Accord? Because if so, it's easy to make this mistake this well-meaning mom did. While her daughter and friends were on vacation, the car-sitter moved an Accord identical to an Accord belonging to one of the women, causing a clusterfuck of trouble.
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This Accord driver must have some willful disregard for the rules of society when you parallel park in a straight-on parking lot.
Bravo, Honda. You've actually made the new 2013 Honda Accord smaller and, well, slightly less boring. Now keep it up.
If you've ever thought that new cars all look the same, here's proof. Swap the grills between two different makes (like between a Kia and a BMW) and it's hard to tell which design looks more appropriate.