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1996 Honda Accord User Reviews

1996 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 47 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 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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PROS
"fuel economy" 20 reviews
"ride" 15 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 12 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
CONS
"power" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews

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Kader writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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Reliability

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Slightly underpowered without VTEC

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Exceptional — The 1996 Honda Accord is an exceptionally reliable vehicle with a very low cost of ownership. With currently over 170,000 miles, it runs beautifully. However, without the VTEC engine, this car does not pick up as quick as responsively as many drivers may want. The styling is wonderful with a design that does not look outdated at all despite it being a 14 year old vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Caitlin writes:
1996 Honda Accord 25th Anniversary Review
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5

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Feels nice and luxurious w/ leather seats, and sunroof! :p

Cons

It's automatic, but I will live! haha

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The Best Generation Of The Accord, I Think. — Overall it's a great car I love it! Honda is a great make and this generation of the Accord is my favorite!! :) Performance is awesome has the wonderful v-tech motor!:) kicks you back a little for just a 4-banger! lol theres small squeaks within the suspension but that going through tough gravel roads at 45mph. nice and smooth though! gas mileage is awesome over 420 miles per tank! i love it it's very fun to drive! wish it was stick but everything else makes up for the loss there.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Coupe Review
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4

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Good Handeling, Fuel Efficient, Fun To Drive, Only One of Its Kind back when I owned it.

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Automatic Transmission Died, plus the many other repairs due to the previous owner not taking good care of it

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My Honda Accord Lx 2 Door — First Car. Good Quality except for a few problems. For a car from 1996 and the mileage no major surprises. For 140,000+ miles it ran strong. Gets up and goes. Very fuel efficient. High 20s low 30s mpg. Cost of ownership wasn't too bad. I loved the car and it was a lot of fun to drive. Drove it many miles and had many great memories with it. I would recommend a 1996 Honda Accord to anyone if you buy a good quality one. Great vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Norman writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

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everything

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weak window mechanism

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Excellent Car !! — what a great car , the only thing i can fault it on is the windows , exactly the same problem as the rover 600 , performance is tuned for cruising on motorways but if you want to burn a boy racer off at the lights , you shouldnt have any problem . Very reliable , luxurious roomy interior and lots of toys , comfortable ride and good looks with a bit of performance thrown in , great for carting your kids around at high speed .

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Mike writes:
1996 Honda Accord DX Review
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4

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Great family car that can save you a lot on gas on long trips or just a daily commuter.  Don't forget at a great price!

Cons

Not really fast or have alot of power considering it being a 4 cyclinder

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Great For Starters, Good Handling, Nice Size, Low Maintenance! — What I like about this car is that anyone can drive it young or old and just a good ole vehicle to drive around town! I don't think I can say anything bad about this vehicle because it's such a popular demand in today's economy!!!

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Edward writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

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its a honda

Cons

nothing

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Not 4 Sale — i love a honda. if u wanta good car wth lots of mods avalible here u go. turn key and lets go go go. cheap good running cars. lots of goodies n store in years 2 come for sure. no joke

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

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almost everything

Cons

sloooooowwwwwwwwwwww

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Awesome And Reliable If You Dont Want A Track Ready Car — i love every part of it except how slow it is. brakes tend to roast on spirited drives, handling is good now that i lowered it but it still needs a rear sway bar. never had ANY issues with it besides usual maintenance. i get 30mpg combined

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Darin writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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5

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Honda

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nothing yet

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White Beauty — Just like the car. A car is just what I need on those rainy days. Just need to get all the maintenance up to date and drive it whenever needed. Hoping to have the car for a while. Enjoy the drive!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Henry writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

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last for ever

Cons

skweeky selt cant do any thing to stop it

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Great Car — it is solid not much breaks on it it stares every time if i hadint beat the piss out of the auto teans it would be finr it is just a sensor i ned to get. it has 215000 mi and will do another 21500

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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David writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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Reliability, Classic "car" design

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The Car To Own — Performance is what you would expect from a 4 cylinder. The quality is excellent per all Hondas. Good gas mileage. Cheap to operate with mileage and low/no maintenance problems. I find it fun to drive since I don't have to worry whether it's going to start.

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2010 Honda Accord Reviews

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