Honda Accord 2012 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Honda Accord 2012 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Focus 2012: Is it good on the highway?
The Focus is a good car with a serious flaw; it has a dual-clutch automatic transmission that gives trouble. I would happily have a 2012 Focus with a manual gearbox, but I wouldn't buy one with a dual-clutch auto. I'd be looking at a Japanese or Korean brand and going for something like a Mazda 3, Honda Civic or Accord, Hyundai Elantra with a good record of reliability.
Honda recall to replace faulty Takata airbags for second time
Honda Australia has issued a recall notice to replace faulty Takata airbag inflators in a batch of 25,282 of its vehicles, which had already been recalled to rectify the same issue.Read More
Used Honda Accord review: 2008 - 2013
Graham Smith reviews the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Honda Accord as a used buy. It's one of Honda's most reliable and classy sedans and it has plenty of fans New They carried the same ...Read More
Used Honda Accord and Accord Euro review: 2003-2015
Two substantially different Honda Accords were sold in Australia from 2003 onwards; one mid-sized, the other large and almost in the same size class as our home grown Commodores and Falcons. It's ...Read More
Accord road noise
Before you jump out of the Honda, head to a tyre specialist (Bob Jane T-Marts is usually good) and talk about switching to a quieter tyre. A change of tyres can really help and it's a lot cheaper than a change of cars.
Honda Euro Luxury paint issue
Orange peel was once a no-no for painters, it was thought to be a poor finish, but for some reason we've come to think that it means that lots of paint has been applied and it's now ok. There's nothing you can do about it without repainting the car. As for the scratching I would recommend regular polishing to give the surface maximum protection.
Used Honda Accord review: 2003-2012
Honda cars have long held a reputation as being a step above other Japanese marques in quality and prestige. Nowhere does this show more than in the medium-large Accord sedans.These days the Honda ...Read More
Honda gearbox overhaul
Word from the industry is that Honda autos typically need rebuilding after 90,000-100,000 km. They just wear out.