1996 Honda Accord User Reviews

1996 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 49 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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"fuel economy" 20 reviews
"ride" 15 reviews
"reliable car" 12 reviews
"power" 12 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
CONS
"power" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews

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Alfonso writes:
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GREAT gas mileage. Runs on regular.

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Plastic parts break easily.

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It Was Worth It Back Then, But It's Crap Now. — Bought it new... in a champagne color. As you can see, it's silver now. 3-4 crashes and it's still not so bad. We left it a month on vacation in freezing weather and came back, and still started perfectly. Wheels are ugly. Plastic parts break easily (headlights, window motor, fake wood trim).

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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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Amber writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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3

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It's great on gas milage!

Cons

needs body work, and it's gettin old

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It's A Good Work Car..... — Cost of ownership- gas mileage is great and oil change like 1 every 3 months for 20 bucks- heck yeha! I have been in a couple accidents with it and am looking for parts for the front. I love driving this car... It's my first car and I still have it...

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Edward writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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its a honda

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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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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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Damian writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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Customizeable body, quick accel, dependable

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interior could use some work, the a/c blows...selectively.

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Fun To Drive, The Exhaust Sounds Mean, And It's Easy On The Wallet. — This car belonged to my bro JP, I cleaned it up, installed a touch screen flip out Monitor, added limo tints, fixed some body damage, replaced the V-Tec Solenoid, changed the throttle, fixed the cold air intake, and prepped for a turbo manifold. the car gets about 30 to the gallon, and can pull about a 10 on the strip. Solid Black, Vallory.

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Brandon writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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Clean, good MPG

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noise on the road

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1996 Honda Accord. 123,000 Mi — Accelerates well for a 4 cylinder. Transmission shifts rough like all Hondas.. The drivers window shifts to the side a little going up so the seal on the outside is off. Stereo system is great for a stock system. Gets about 28mpg pretty much no matter how I drive it. Looks good. No rust.

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Zachary writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX Review
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reliable, large enough to be useful, not bad mileage for a midsize sedan

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mileage not great, not incredibly agile

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Great, Reliable First Car — very solid car. gas mileage at 29... I'm sure I can get it to 30 if it's warm out. Comfortable ride, not too much power, but enough.

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Mom2Dano writes:
1996 Honda Accord LX V6 Review
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5

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Dependable, reliable, comfy, nice ride

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Hasn't had ac in over 5 years, right now doesn't have a horn or passenger blinker or wiring harness

Mom2Dano
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Wonderful Car! — I've owned this car for about 5 years now. It had over 200,000 miles on it when I bought it. I have had to replace the master cylinder, radiator, and alternator. I love this car! The air conditioner hasn't worked since I bought it but the heater works great..lol. I live in Texas, so air conditioner would be awesome! I usually just refill the freon and it lasts for a while. I'm pretty sure it has a bad hose or something, but I'm not sure. I have driven this car over 200,000 more miles since buying it. It has been to several different states and through rain, snow, sleet, desert, and everything you can think of! I recently blew out the front passenger side tire which ripped out my wiring harness and busted out my blinker. I rigged the headlight to the driver side light and so it works but still haven't been able to replace the harness or get a new blinker. The car still runs and gets me back and forth from taking my kiddo to school everyday. Luckily it's not that far. lol. It has recently developed a harsh idle which goes up and down while in park or neutral. Not really sure what's going on there. But it still works for what I need it for.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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