1990 Honda Accord LX Coupe 2.3 from North America


The best car ever made is the Accord


Replaced gas tank at 250k miles.

Rear panel around wheel area began to rust at 180k miles, minor body work with fiberglass or Bondo filler.

Replaced main relay at 100k miles and 240k miles.

Replaced the radiator at 220k miles.

General Comments:

This automobile is really a reliable mode of transportation. I have driven it throughout the U.S. from California to Maine and from New York to Florida on an annual basis at extreme temperatures, cold New England winters during Christmas and hot Arizona summers during July 4th.

It handles 70 mph like a charm with the quick ability to pass at 85+ mph. The steering feels smooth at high speed. The engine revs calmly at 2700 rpm while going the Interstate speed limit.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 13th February, 2007

1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L 4 Cylinder from North America


Reliable little Champion!


Water pump gave out at 320,000.

Radiator Hoses started leaking at 340,000.

General Comments:

Incredible reliability! I have spend less than $2,000 on this car with over 341k miles on it over the course of 3 years. The exterior and interior are in great shape, and I keep thinking that this car has to break sometime, but it just keeps on going. And it runs strong too, I can go up a steep freeway on-ramp and easily get it up to 70mph and it doesn't feel like the car is working too hard. The engine is smooth and powerful for being a little 4 banger!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 22nd March, 2006

1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2 gasoline from North America


Reliable little car


Clutch needs replaced so it can't really be driven right now. (this is typical for a manual car to have to replace the clutch)

My Rear tail light doesn't work, tried a new bulb, but it didn't work. It's probably in the wiring I'll have to get to it later.

Valve Cover Seal leaks fluently (common for a 16 year old car) about a $15 seal.

Timing needs re-adjusted, but again common for a car of its age.

Both Passenger and Driver Door Handles busted.

Rust on one passenger side of car behind the rear fender wells.

All other cosmetic issues were due to previous owner's negligence.

General Comments:

ALWAYS STARTS even at -35 degrees!!!

Can't really rate the power yet since the clutch is unresponsive.

It's comfortable and reliable and I can't wait to get it fixed!!!

Very Fuel Efficient.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 28th February, 2006

1st Mar 2006, 18:01

He only got 244 miles out of it before the clutch crapped out.

But they were a very reliable 244 miles! 10/10!

1990 Honda Accord DX from North America


Great little car, which is why everyone wants to steal it


Bought with rust on hood, and a little along doors.

Fuel pump at 150,000 (about 300$ to fix)

Hole in exhaust system near muffler at 145,000 (about 100$ to fix)

Drivers side window off the track around 145,000 (fixable without money)

Alternator at 155,000 (about 300$ to fix)

Starter is going bad, but has not yet failed.

Speedometer and odometer stopped working at 155,000.

Has been stolen, and broken into on several occasions.

General Comments:

This is a great little first car. Things will go wrong with it, but I've never been stranded.

Seats are fairly comfortable, although they start to squeak after a while.

Unfortunately, this car is VERY steal-able. Mine has been stolen once, and the CD player was taken out. I beg you to keep this in mind when purchasing one.

These cars are fairly light, and are just a little loopy in the rain. Make sure you have some good WET tires on yours.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 9th February, 2006

1990 Honda Accord DX Sedan 2.0 from North America


All in all, best first car I could ever imagine!


I had to replace the CV joints, the driver door got jammed closed, and the exterior rear view mirror (my only one) snapped somewhere inside. I was unable to see anything other than the road next to my car, but it stayed on, didn't snap off. The shocks broke, but that's my fault. Also had a hole rust through the exhuast system before the muffler, but I don't blame Honda since my car lived at Santa Monica for 13 years before I received it. That's what salty air does. Fair enough really.

General Comments:

This is by far one of the most reliable cars I know. The only time I ever went to a garage to repair it was to fix my CV joints. (I refuse to go to dealerships. A friend has a 2001 Jeep and in less than 6 months has paid over a grand in repairs, on a car sold as a "Certified Pre-Owned") I have driven my car harder than any car owner I know, let alone a Honda owner, and it has survived my beatings. I have off roaded it (yes, dirt trails and mud) and the only thing that gets hurts are the tires and the shocks. I'm a terrible owner, I know, but this car and it's absolute bomb-proof engine are beyond wonderful. It's fast enough to make it through traffic, hauls all my stuff and other people well enough, gets 26 mpg and 32 mpg on the freeways, and had (shocks, remember?) awsome handling for a mid-size fwd sedan. The brakes heat up and fade very quickly, but stopped wonderfully when car is light. Weight heavily affects performance, but it'll pull through. Inside still new-condition, nothing broke and everything feels solid. If taken better care of, it could last more than 150,000 miles more.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 18th November, 2005