1979 Honda Accord User Reviews

1979 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews

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pup writes:
1979 Honda Accord 2 DR Hatchback Review
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4

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style, comfort, handling, uncompremising build

Cons

rust

pup
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A Real Classic Car That Is A Joy To Drive — hi i owed a 1979 accord hatchback for about 5 years found it a joy to drive nippy great handling round bends, and ultra reliable,good room with the seats down at the back, probable still my favorite all time car for reliability comfort and handling, even against some german cars i have owed, the ex were more refined for there day with electric roof window and ariel,big chucky chrome buttons, no compromising in build qulity, its a shame about the rust as im sure it would have still be running today, would gladly trade my audi a4 tdi in for another one no computer ecu issues that can be expensive just good straight car that did not show compromise when first, built, a truely great car like no other that i,ve owed in over 20 years driving

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mustafa writes:
1979 Honda Accord 4 DR Sedan Review
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4

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it's speed i almost reached the end of it woow

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spare parts

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Amazing — wonderfull car perfoms good as you maintain it gives you powerfull it's fuel is very economy espicially in travilling it likes to go open roads acceleration is perfect i can handle it very good having some options didn't appear in other brands before ten years later

Primary Use: Family transportation

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kens16v writes:
1979 Honda Accord 2 DR Hatchback Review
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3

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excellent dash (1979 folks!), good pep and handling, nice purr to the engine

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ate master cylinders, transmissions, and even motors for lunch

kens16v
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We Make It Simple... Is Missed. Nice Car, Good Driving, Nice Sounds, A+ Dash — 1st car in high school, 1990. I had an 86 Escort for 1 month with a manual...then, I received this Honda from my Dad. It was way superior to the 86 Escort. Impressive for a 79. Loved the interior. Fat sporty 4 spoke steering wheel. Nifty storage compartments including a handy coin box. Nice big gauges. Everything was within easy reach. Good space for 4. Purred like a kitten, handled well, nice acceleration (even though it was a Honda-matic). It went through 2 transmissions, 2 master cylinders, over heated twice... 2 rebuilds... and only had like 90k. So I would say there was "bugs" in the early models. Still, the packaging of this time for Honda was perfect. I am not a fan of the weighty overly complicated cars they make now. Give me a nice interior, good quality design, and manual windows.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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scrinmemphis writes:
1979 Honda Accord Hatchback LX Review
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5

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A Classic Honda... Reliable, efficient

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Turns out mine was a crash rebuild. Still great car!

scrinmemphis
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Would Buy It Again In A Heartbeat! — I absolutely loved my Honda. Gave it away in 1993 and regret it. What a great car! Performance wasn't bad for for an "Economy" car. Seemed to brake and hadnle well. Big hatch door. Loved the interior. Fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Goldfigga writes:
1979 Honda Accord 2 DR Hatchback Review
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Great engine, reliable, nippy, retro and nice to drive.

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No power steering and expensive to insure (being a teenager).

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Sadly Missed By Me For Many Years. The Silver Gem! — Interior was full of little flip lid stash pockets and other little gizmos. My car was silver and had black interior. Cloth and PVC seats that were really comfortable.1600cc engine which was big enough in the early 90's as it was my first car. I would have driven it for more years than 2 if some prat kept his speed down while driving on an iced up lane..Fancy writing off a parked car!! Cheers who ever you are.

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1978 Honda Accord Reviews

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1980 Honda Accord Reviews

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1981 Honda Accord Reviews

If You Can Still Find One. Buy It. By Joey

It just got too rusty. I would have kept it longer if it wasn`t for that. New England winters werent kind to it. It was the best car I ever had. Rusty Jones didn`t keep it from rotting away to nothing... Read More

I Love It. By CS12

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1982 Honda Accord Reviews

It's A Scrappy Little Car. By greenshade

I have a 1982 Honda Accord Hatchback that I paid $250.00 for last year. It gets okay mileage. It's been used pretty hard, but at nearly 200,000 miles, it is still going. I'm trying to find a manual to... Read More

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1983 Honda Accord Reviews

My First And Only... By eeml11

I've had this car for about ten years now, has served me well. Has needed two master cylinder replacements (both from the boneyard) and a head gasket at 190,000 miles, but otherwise a low-maintenance ... Read More

Very Stable Car By Raya

Good looking car, stable and steady when driving. With Vtec engine more powerfull. Read More

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