1996 Honda Accord User Reviews

1996 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 48 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
"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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Displaying 21 - 30 of 48 1996 Honda Accord reviews.

Gimparoo writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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4

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Good power with a 2.7L V6 that I have added some power addons. Brakes are excellent, with Brembo drilled and slotted extra thick discs. Upgraded calipers and Kevlar pads, steel braided hoses. Handles ok, larger sway bar added, but did not give as much help than I expected.

Cons

Too much body sway for cornering at a fast rate, better than stock, but not up to competition.
Would be nice if there were more available parts for engine upgrades. I have about all can add, and boosted power only about  25%. Fuel mileage is fair.

Gimparoo
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Very Well Done With What Is Available, And Keeping Cost Below Value Of Car. — Could have a body kit for it, but never found one I liked that was cost effective. Suspension upgrades would do wonders for this car, but here we go again, cost was a factor. Spending the money on this car and keeping it in ratio to worth of the car was fruitless. If I want a Hot Rod, buy a car designed for, and has the parts available for, would be the answer.... for what I paid for on addons and the price of the car, I did a great job.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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Jesse writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Review
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Pros

Does not break down + cheap to fix if it does

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Terrible on icy roads

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Good For The Money — Gets great gas mileage, does not brake down ever, have 225,000 miles and still not much for issues, be careful in winter it like to slide around like crazy. Acceleration was okay, I cant speak for the auto version but the manual tranny was a breeze and very forgiving. overall its a good car for getting around, you wont win any races with it or make any heads turn, but for a cheap car you cant get something much more dependable and cheap to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jeremy writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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4

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EVERYTHING

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had to put some money into it

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Nice! — I like this car because it is just awesome to drive. easy to drive. fun to drive. put over 3,000 into this car and i love it. the rims are nice and the body is decent. this car is all together awesome!

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

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Daryl writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Review
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Free

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Slow and heavy

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Yeah, Does The Job — Performance- Make nice sound but slow Build Quality- Body does last Apperance- Sharp design Cost of Ownership- fairly price parts Fun factor- Not to fun in Automatic tirm Overall this will be a fine car in manueal trim Doesn't Disappoint

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Taylor writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Review
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it's reliable.

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it doesn't look special.

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It's Reliable And Was A Good Price. Lasts Forever. — good reliable Honda. It's not fast, but it's fast enough. The seats are comfortable and there are good features for a car that is almost 14 years old. big trunk, seats fold down. Easy to install upgrades. Good price too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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CT writes:
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everything

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that its all dinged up

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My Car — I love this car it has held up for a long time and is the best thing I will always have a Honda.. I dont ever want anything else Honda's are great cars and can hold up to anything from weather to an accident I would recommend this car to anyone...I hope they come out with a suberben soon

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Danny writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Review
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5

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Durability

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Needed more power

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Grrrrreat Car... — you can do so much to it...great if your a college student...cause it can take a beating...i drove it 60000 miles once with out ever changeing the oil ....thats how good it is, and i would buy another ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alexis writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Coupe Review
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Gets Me From Point A To B — I like the spacious interior, its not major but good enough for me. Performance is relatively good, Gas mileage is OK. Appearance, well with some tints, it looks good. Cost of ownership is good, and it IS fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Amy writes:
1996 Honda Accord EX Review
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Gas miliage

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Shakes a bit

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Honda — Performance- The ABS and Engine light have been on for months, but nothing is really wrong Build- I've had to replace numerous parts to it, but overall, not bad. Appearance- Cloth inside is amazing in summer! Cost- I get nearly 27 mpg! I dare ya to find that in another car this old!

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2013 Honda Accord Reviews

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2012 Honda Accord Reviews

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2011 Honda Accord Reviews

Greatest Family Sedan Ever By James

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2010 Honda Accord Reviews

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