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?

Answered by CarsGuide 24 Mar 2017

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.

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Honda recall to replace faulty Takata airbags for second time

Honda recall to replace faulty Takata airbags for second time

24 Jan 2017 · by Robbie Wallis

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.

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Accord road noise

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Oct 2014

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.

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Honda Euro Luxury paint issue

Answered by CarsGuide 30 Aug 2013

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.

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Honda gearbox overhaul

Answered by CarsGuide 16 Nov 2012

Word from the industry is that Honda autos typically need rebuilding after 90,000-100,000 km. They just wear out.

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