1989 Honda Accord User Reviews

1989 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 37 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"reliable car" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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amcgrady writes:
1989 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

Pros

Great little car

Cons

Can't think of any

amcgrady
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Great Car For Its Age — I bought this car over 3 years ago for $1500.00. Mine was the 4-door manual transmission version. I was expecting better gas mileage from it but I wasn't unhappy with the 30mpg I was getting. It was very fun to drive and handled well. For a 20-year-old car, I was impressed that it didn't have any squeaks or rattles and the A/C was still very cold. The sunroof and power windows all still worked perfectly as well. I sold this car to my mom about two years ago and it's still going strong with 225k miles on it. Haven't had a lick of trouble from the engine, transmission, or clutch. The driver's side door handle (inside) is broken and she hasn't been able to find a replacement yet, but she says it's not that big of a deal to her. I would buy another one in a heartbeat if I could find one for the same deal. That exact same car is now selling for over $3k in my area (even with similar mileage.)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Krissy writes:
1989 Honda Accord DX Review
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Awesome Car

Cons

None really

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Take Care Of It And It Will Take Care Of You! — This was my baby. I loved this car. It was in all around good car. The only little problem with mine was it had a pretty bad oil leak. No one could tell me where it was coming from and it kept ruining my altenators. I replaced the altenator like 3 times. Everyone kept telling me I needed to get rid of it that it was no good. If I had known I was gonna go through what I went through money wise since my honda I would still have my car! Best car you could ever own! It handled great, had great speed, the interior was emaculate as well as the outside, gas mileage was about 23 - 25 miles to the gallon. Was really fun and exciting to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jet1942 writes:
1989 Honda Accord Review
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5 speed is peppy!  way more pep than  96 model with automatic I owned

Cons

black paint started failing at about the 10 year mark and is really bad on hood, roof & trunk

jet1942
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1989 Honda A Great Car For The Last 20 Years (and Still Drives Like It Did When New!) — my son's first car out of college. when he moved to japan I bought it for my daughter to drive in high school and college. In 1998 I swapped my 1996 honda for the 89 cause I thought it would be more reliable for her in Atlanta. Eleven years later I am still driving the 89 accord. Except for a few things that have failed like ac, cruise it still runs great, has no rattles or squeeks, and the steering is better than any car I have ever driven. You just point the car where you want it to go and it doesnt wander at all. Amazing for a 20 year old car!! I like this car so much I am even considering a quality paint job with original paint (black with a gold fleck) I know, I know it will cost more than the car is worth in the market but I would completely restore this car (if I had the money)so a good paint job might not bust the budget.

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Hondaman writes:
1989 Honda Accord Lxi Review
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It beats most base model new cars

Cons

no cup holders. stops at 110

Hondaman
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It Kicks Ass — Awalys starts up in the winter even when its -30. And the parts are really cheap and easy to find.I have nearly jumped this car and imm still driving it today.And its a really fun car to drive.They should make and sell these cars today becouse of the gas milage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Scott writes:
1989 Honda Accord LX Coupe Review
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Reliable, great handling, and fun to drive.

Cons

Not a true performance coupe.

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1989 Honda Accord Coupe Lx — One of the least expensive coupes to have pop- up headlights. The double wishbone suspension made this a great handling car, and the Honda 4cyl. engine got better than average performance and gas milage. Very reliable, with excellent fit and finish.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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HondaAccordDXperson writes:
1989 Honda Accord DX Hatchback Review
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5

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fuel

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number built

HondaAccordDXperson
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Perfict!!!!! — I love my car! It gets about 45-50 MPG on the highway. It has a strong build. The car is perfict. But there were not many built. It being a standerd makes it a realy fun car to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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AllAmericanGirl writes:
1989 Honda Accord Review
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Solid consistent performance

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Air conditioner issues

AllAmericanGirl
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Reliable Solid Performance And Classic Lines. Stilling Driving After 20 Years. — I have had the 89 LX for 20 years and I still enjoy driving it. Reliable solid performance and classic lines. Never thought I would end up driving it for 20 years, but it is still fun to drive so why make a payment?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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igutierslcc writes:
1989 Honda Accord Lxi Review
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Spacious

Cons

Old

igutierslcc
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Fun Relaible And Spacious Car — I bought this car on craigslist for $650- it runs great no problems so far. What I really love about this car besides its cool headlights is how spacious it is inside, trunk wise and how wide all the windows are.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Melissa writes:
1989 Honda Accord Lxi Review
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speed, acceleration, gas mileage

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gas leak that was never found

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An Ok Car! — I absolutely LOVED this car. Wish I hadn't sold it. The mileage was great, the acceleration was terrific. The only problem that it really ever had, and my mechanic couldn't figure out, was that it had an oil leak somewhere and he could never find out where. I'd have to add at least 2-3 quarts every couple of days.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Taylor writes:
1989 Honda Accord LX Review
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nice drive

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kind of old

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Very Nice — Acceleation is not that good but the handling is excellent. It has a good audio system with a remote. It has brand new tires and some slick rims. It is fun to drive and a good first car.Muy Bien GO HONDA

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Honda Accord Reviews

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2011 Honda Accord Reviews

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Nice Car By bearbow

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