Thisengine will operate on three cylinders during light load and cruise tomaximize fuel economy. I went to the dealer for a oil change and was told that I needed to have my brakes changed with less then 18,000 miles. This is the best dealer I went to while in search for a car. Unfortunately, the new Accord earns the same complaint we've had about Acuras--there are too many buttons on the stack. Along with the styling changes came size changes: Everything on the 2008 Accord got bigger. This latest Accord has gone through some changes and, this time, some of those changes aren't necessarily so good. At a quick glance, the Accord Coupe does look big, but it's more of an illusion caused by the taller, longer nose.
Comfortable leather interior, loaded and sunroof. Popular Mechanics commends Honda for including an active noise-canceling exhaust system and active motor mounts that keep the exhaust notes down to a minimum inside the cabin and smooth out any vibration. My father owns an american car and had his first break job at 50,000 miles. The Bad This car is not for the enthusiast, as it understeers and has a characterless automatic transmission. The car cruised down the course, taking the corners at a reasonable 25 mph.
As you would expect with a sedan such as the Accord, it's loaded with standard safety gear. This latest Accord has gone through some changes and, this time, some of those changes aren't necessarily so…. Tinny sounding over roughy roads and loud noise from the c pillar area, a friend from Honda fixed with a piece of paper folded. No, the Accord is meant for less-thrilling use. Anti-lock brakes, six airbags, and active head restraints are standard.
We have few complaints about the Accord coupe. Recall Date 2018-04-26 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. The larger cabin means more space between front-seat occupants, filled with a larger center armrest. The result is a very supple suspension package that seems to soak up bumps almost imperceptibly, without numbing its road feel. Local dealer is good and cost of scheduled preventative maintenance has been low.
However, our test car had a noticeable rattle in the passenger seatback that proved that no car, even one as reliably well assembled as the Honda Accord, is without flaw. For 2008, made substantial exterior and interior styling changes to the Accord, going for a more modern, edgy look and feel, which some liked and others didn't. Fortunately for him, the light came back on within the 2 second time limit, so the run continued. Each editor would take off from the starting point, with the stopwatch beginning as soon as the Eco light came on. The recorded time for this run was 1:44. Among the numerous standard safety features of the 2008 Honda Accord Coupe are side curtain airbags, Honda's Vehicle Stability Assist electronic stability system, all-disc anti-lock brakes, and active front head restraints. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138.
With the car maintaining a good amount of its initial speed, it seemed he would get far up the third rise, but the car slowed quickly as it hit this uphill stretch, and no amount of feathering the accelerator would keep the Eco light on. Map resolution in the navigation system is poor. Primary Use: Commuting to work I Love It. But the cabin tech isn't cutting edge, so there are some things you might miss, such as an iPod connection or an internal hard drive. Build quality is pretty good and there have been no maintenance or repair issues. It works well as a commuter and family car, and its low emissions make it an environmentally conscious choice, but don't expect the most cutting-edge cabin tech.
The Accord defines what Americans want in their midsize vehicle: reliability, comfort, performance, and affordability. The recall is expected to begin June 2018. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. I've taken to a Honda dealer that mentioned about an 8 year warranty extension for this concern with 125,000 miles. I think that honda should let people know about the brake problem when they buy the cars. Note: This recall supersedes Recall 15V665. They've modified the double-wishbone front suspension geometry and gone with a multilink rear.
The interface can be a little difficult--we found the touch screen easier. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great Car — This car was great on gas, performance, handling and style. The Accord Coupe is new for 2008, and it's difficult to find much wrong with the new model. Inside, the newbody design provides more interior room. There is know way they did not know of this problem. The 268 horsepower make their presence known when the driver asks for them.
We suspected an overanxious dealer, but doing some looking, it seems others have had this problem as well. A legacy of class-leading quality and comfort is held up in the 2008 Honda Accord Coupe. We've previously raved about the voice-command system in Hondas. The dash may appearoverwhelming at first, as there appears to be a million buttons in thecentre stack, but once you become familiar with it, they are verysimple to use. Four-wheel independent suspension, frontand rear sway bars and low profile 18-inch tires keep the coupe levelduring aggressive cornering while soaking up the bumps at the sametime. Recall Date 2016-05-24 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co.