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2003 Honda Accord User Reviews

2003 Honda Accord Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 59 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • 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
"fuel economy" 27 reviews
"power" 20 reviews
"ride" 19 reviews
"handling" 13 reviews
"interior" 11 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews
"noise" 3 reviews
"exterior" 3 reviews

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Brandon writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Coupe Review
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Great blend of performance and fuel economy, great build quality, fit and finish, reliability, amenities, comfort, seats, audio system.

Cons

Can't match the dynamics of rear-wheel drive, Honda pads prone to warping the rotors, should have an electrochromic rear-view mirror standard (I'm stretching here).

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2003 Honda Accord Ex V6 6-speed — Excellent compromise between fuel economy and performance (EX V6 6-Speed Manual). Great looking interior with a very high level of fit and finish that belies its price point. It makes me feel like I am driving a much more expensive car. It's very reliable and it's nice to know I can always trust it. The ride is a bit crunchier than I prefer and the road noise is a bit high for its class. The seats however, are great and it has one of the best factory non-fancy name audio systems out there, particularly for the money. It handles fairly well for a front-wheel drive car. That being said, I have outgrown its handling capabilities and will be looking for a rear-wheel drive car next time. No matter how much front-wheel drive advances, I just don't think it can deliver the balanced dynamics of rear-wheel drive. It's too bad because I otherwise love this car's blend of performance, economy, reliability, comfort, quality, luxury and features. For its price it is a phenomenal value that will make you think you own a much more expensive car. The interior would be suitable for a $40,000 car. I just wish it were rear-wheel drive.

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Luke writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Quick with a nice ride.

Cons

Nothing really. It' sa Honda so it lasts

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If You Want Get Up And Go With Reliability And Gas Friendly, Then This Is A Good Match — Good power coming from the 3.0 V-6 DOHC engine...puts out 240hp and 216tq stock. Accelerates nicely and handles well. The ride is nice with leather interior and heated driver/passenger seat. Gets good gas mileage with the power it puts out. Looks great with a smooth body and nothing that sticks out.

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

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Grzegorz writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX Review
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5

Pros

Great engine

Cons

no rear wiper

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Don't Want To Get Out From It — it's a sedan so no rear wiper and not so comfy trunk, besides that the car is great :] Excelent build, so far the car didn't need any repairs. It's a 155KM 2.0 gas engine so it has to take some gas, but as you don't see an instantaneous fuel consumption you don't worry about that :) I got out from the car after 2 days :D

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Seth writes:
2003 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

Pros

good for student, entry level for car :D

Cons

road noise

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Entry Level Car Lolz — Save Gas, fun to drive, maintain cost is good. Acceleration, Braking is not good, handling is okay, road noise, love the interior dash board, head light. space inside is good, big enough, the trunk can hold alot of item. Good

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Paras writes:
2003 Honda Accord LX Review
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5

Pros

Great Fuel Economy

Cons

Small Wheels

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2003 Honda Accord — I really love this car. Even though this is only the inline 4 model, it really has great acceleration and it just feels like it wants to be driven. Suspensions is great and it can handle corners well and is a comfortable drive. The only thing I would recommend is that get larger tires because stock wheels are kind of small. Its 7 years old and still is amazing. Honestly I like this generation over the new one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Keith writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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5

Pros

Ok la , fast and smooth !

Cons

Cannot hit EVO

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Ok La , Fast And Smooth ! — Ok so far so good, acceleration fast and handling smooth ! Gas mileage was so good ! the braking is not enought !Touch wood so fat nothing to be repair interior sport seat is good but thief would target that , exterior was prefect for a PAPA car ! EURO-R is the best ! Worth to buy !!!

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Josh writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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5

Pros

Accelleration, Maintenance, Fit and Finish, Cool auto down windows via keyfob, Integrated key/keyfob, and the list goes on

Cons

Gas Mileage

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2003 Honda Accord Ex-v6 — Very good car. I like how it can be driven to the max when the pedal is slammed down, btu can also cruise very nicely. The MPG sux tho. I average only about 16/gal. At $4/gal that is degusting. Fortunately, all I've needed was a new battery, new tires and wipers, then oil changes. 2 months after I bought the car I needed a new transmission... weird for a less than 3 yr old car and 70K, but was covered for no cost by Honda, depite being out of warranty. Very sexy car tho, and can go easily to 100, and (from experience) it tops off at 130MPH. I test drove a 2007 Mercedes c280 4Matic, and it was essentially the same car, with the exception of a power head rest and a MB symbol. Definately not worth the 40K, also accelleration was worse than my car.

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Jeff writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Great looks, great power, great mileage

Cons

A bit of road noise

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Accord Coupe With A 6-speed Manual — Is it really a Honda Accord? Hard to believe with great couple styling, 240 hp, and a 6 speed manual. A great, great car.

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Andrew writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX V6 Review
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5

Pros

Well thought out in every way, very efficient without sacrificing power

Cons

Minor mystery noises from time to time, otherwise very well built.

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My Baby — Comfortable, solid, and everything else a car should be. It may not be a racer with it's 240 horsepower, but it has more than enough oomf to pass cars and does it with awesome efficiency.

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Ian writes:
2003 Honda Accord EX Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Sleek looks
Dynamic
Fun to drive
i-vtec
Smooth shifting 5-Speed Manual
Interior space
Trunk space
Aluminum interior trim
Balance of ride, handling, and power
Problem free after five years

Cons

Blind spots when backing up and from A-pillars
Should have went for the EX-V6 / 6-Speed Manual combination

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Why Would You Even Consider The Camry... — Sleek, dynamic, and fun to drive describes this Accord Coupe. Mine is a 2003 EX Coupe with the 2.4L i-vtec I-4 engine producing 160 horsepower and 160 lb. ft. of torque paired with a 5-Speed Manual transmission. The engine provides decent power with a little added boost at higher rpms when the i-vtec readjusts the camshaft timing for high performance to extract more power out of the engine. The 5-Speed Manual is very smooth and the clutch action is easy to read. The exterior design while not a show stopper it still certainly looks great for a coupe in the Accord’s price range. The added spoiler on the trunk adds a nice touch to the overall look of the exterior. The interior has plenty of room with comfortable seats and amazing ergonomics. The dash is not cluttered with buttons but rather it is well organized. The aluminum trim in the interior is a nice addition to the already attractive interior décor. Even the back seat of the car can fit someone who is six feet tall in relative comfort. There is also an abundance of cargo space in the trunk as well as a voluminous interior for anything else you may need to carry along. Overall I must say job well done Honda. This is one excellent vehicle. Every detail was taken into consideration in design and functionality to create a masterpiece of a car. It has a near perfect blend of ride, handling, and power that is comparable to the marvelous balance of these three aspects in a BMW 3-Series or a Chevrolet Corvette. This car absolutely, hands down blows away the Toyota Camry and I can’t see why anyone in their right mind would choose it over the Accord. In fact if you are considering an Accord be sure to check out the new Chevrolet Malibu. It is a very nice car that has the right formula to compete head to head with the Accord that the Toyota Camry simply cannot match. My car is five years old yet while it has low mileage it has been problem free. The only complaint I have is with blind spots. When backing up the view is obstructed by the high trunk line. This isn’t such an issue for me anymore because I am used to the car and I am over six feet tall but for a driver under six feet tall it may be more of an issue. There are also blind spots created by the cars A-pillars, which are on either side of the wind shield, because they are so thick. Furthermore I have the window visor accessory for both my driver and passenger side door window that contributes to the A-pillar blind spot even more. Otherwise I just wish the car was an EX-V6 / 6-Speed Manual combination for the ultimate 2003 Accord Coupe.

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