1989 Honda Accord EXi 2.0 from UK and Ireland
Reliable, built to last, and rare!!!
Since owning this car, I can honestly say that nothing major has faulted with the car, only had to replace two front tyres and brake pads (common stuff anyhow!)
On the drivers electric window, although it still operates, some of the rubber guide in the bottom of the door has come away, so I have to 'encourage' and push the top of the window down with a bit of pressure, so it goes up straight instead of a slight angle!!
This car is my second of this particular model and same body shape; the only difference is the transmission (previous was an automatic, this one is a manual).
Cruise control is excellent, air conditioning still works and is ice cold!!!
The stereo is original and the tape has packed in, although the radio still works fine.
These cars are built like tanks; I had a job to find another one the same shape, as most have disappeared to scrap yards or stock car races!!! The engines run and run and run!!
Electrics are usually fine.
Typical rust spots are the rear bottom wheel arches and odd spots round the rear light clusters (it gets really mucky here in winter!!) These cars still look good, 16 years on!!!
I was involved in an accident in my first Accord, and out of 5 cars, mine was the only car that drove home!!! This was part of the reason why I bought another, as I felt SAFE inside!!!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 21st July, 2007