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1981 Honda Accord Base SedanReview
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If You Can Still Find One. Buy It. — It just got too rusty. I would have kept it longer if it wasn`t for that. New England winters werent kind to it. It was the best car I ever had. Rusty Jones didn`t keep it from rotting away to nothing

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I had one a long time ago. It was the car I had when I met my wife. It still holds a place in my heart. I kept it until 1989. It always ran great. Didnt give any trouble until it had 130,000 miles. (alternator).It never got stuck in snow either.

Cons: Rusted out so bad I didn`t feel safe driving it. 2nd gas tank, fenders,doors,trunk and floorboards. It still drove,ran and handled like a brand new car.

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1981 Honda Accord LX HatchbackReview
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I Love It. — I mean, this is no jet powered car, but after 30 years, she can still turn on a dime and give change. Nice and tight around the corners, stays right on the road. :-) And the most important thing - she gets out of the way when somebody tries to smack into us. I mean, really. I have out-maneuvered at least three larger vehicles intent on causing us harm. For a 30 year old car, the interior looks new, although I did wear out the front seats. The exterior still looks good after all this time with only minimal maintenance. Still gets over 30 mph - I have saved a fortune in gas. As like - compared to my pick-up.... So she's cheap to run. She's at the age now where she needs more and more repairs. But, hey. She's been on the road a long, long time. This car has always been fun to drive, and I can carry home sacks of feed in the trunk with the back seat folded, too. I've been loving this car since I bought it in 1981!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Good gas mileage, people are starting to admire it now

Cons: No such thing

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1981 Honda Accord Base HatchbackReview
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Great For Those In Need Of Anything For An 81 Accord — Lotta new stuff under that old hood of hers, but the back ends pretty rough, dont have the goods to fix it myself, so im trying to part her out, or sell her whole. It still runs fine, but driving it is shunned upon by those who are cops.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: shes a looker and does great on gas

Cons: the rear end is hideous and needs repairs

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1981 Honda Accord Base SedanReview
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Still A Beauty To Look At. Get That Same Feeling In My Heart As When I See A Pretty Girl. — I have owned this 81 Accord for 29 years. Still love it. Runs like it's almost new. Little harder to start, but peppy and good on gas. Can't give it up. Best car I ever owned This car wins hearts

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great Handling Wide Track

Cons: Brakes could be better

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1981 Honda Accord Base HatchbackReview
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Never Found A Zippier Lil 5 Speed Than This One. She Will Scoot, Cute Green/silver Color Too! — It was my first car. I LOVED LOVED LOVED it, never gave me any problems. Fun lil buggy to drive. I loved the handling of it & it was always reliable when my other car wouldn't even think of starting. I am looking now to buy another 81 accord to restore..what can I say, I still carry her in my heart

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: ALL

Cons: none

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1981 Honda Accord Base HatchbackReview
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Honda Accord 2 Door Hatch 1981 — The Honda Accord 2 door hatch 1979 - 1981 really is a classic of the future. I bought one in immaculate condition with only 28,000 on the clock. The handling and comfortable driving were hard to match. The sleek lines and easy maintaince made it a dream car. I would really like to own another one preferably gold and automatic.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Can't find another in excellent condition

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1981 Honda Accord Base HatchbackReview
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Runs Fine, Looks Good — Only 15000 miles. Used as a second emergency car. Its great for shopping, with the hatch back. Small turning radius handles very nicely and very agile. Engine is barley broken in. We no longer have room for it.

Cons: Its old

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2021 Honda Accord Reviews

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2020 Honda Accord Reviews

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2019 Honda Accord Reviews

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2018 Honda Accord Reviews

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2017 Honda Accord Reviews

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Great on gas, comfortable, roomy, good looking car, very quiet ride, wished sound system was better, little under powered but is worth every penny of it Read More

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Im happy with my new acquisition, I think this car is Underrated for what it is, it provides all the safety that other models have at a higher price. Read More

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