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HONDA ACCORD Hatchback 1999‑2003
51 owner reviews for HONDA ACCORD Hatchback 1999‑2003
HONDA ACCORD 2.3i TYPE-V 5dr (Review date: 17th June '14)
I have owned this for 8 years now and it has been one of the best cars I have ever driven. This is my second Type V - my first my wife took over when her car was written off.
It has everything you want on a car, it drives well it has a big boot that is easy to fill and it is a great car when driven regularly.
The only (small) downside is the petrol consumption - mind you if I had been worried about this I would have not bought the 2.3 engine.
If you are looking for a car that has the potential to be an excellent 2nd hand buy - this model of Honda Accord is one of them - mind you it can be quite hard to find a Type V as hey never sold that many of them.
Great car, the best so far
HONDA ACCORD 1.8i VTEC S 5dr (Review date: 18th June '13)
Great car to drive, no problems mechanically, although it is very heavy on the petrol, costing me around Â£10 a day to work and back, around 30 mile trip. But I love it. If I could afford it, I would buy a newer model, I would reccomend it to anyone wanting a strong reliable car with plenty of boot, passager and driver space. Fantastic effort by Honda.
Solid as a rock!
HONDA ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE 5dr (Review date: 8th October '12)
I've owned many cars over the years and I keep finding myself coming back to Honda.
I bought my Accord in January 2006, from a Honda main dealer. It had two previous owners from new and a full Honda service history. I paid nearly five thousand for it, back then and although it's not worth anything like that now, It's worth it's weight in gold to me.
It's the most reliable second hand car that I have ever had the pleasure to own. In nearly seven years I've only suffered from the odd puncture (not the cars fault) and the usual wear and tear on discs, pads, tyres etc. It starts first time, every time.
It's very comfortable to drive. I'm 6'1" and long in the leg and have no trouble sitting at the wheel for long journeys up and down the dual carriageway. I think that this car is at it's best on the open road. It's a real cruiser. It comes with cruise control and the beautifully engineered., VTEC engine, simply gobbles up the miles. I often drive a 160 mile round trip and at the end of the first leg, I have a real sense of camaraderie with the car - as if I want to pat it a 'well done'. Then I look forward to doing it all again on the way back.
I admit that It's not the best looking car on the market, but it certainly isn't ugly either. The paintwork still looks bright and shiny. The Honda pedigree really shows, after thirteen years and over one hundred thousand miles.
It's a big car, so isn't the easiest to park in the street and I'd like more MPG, but find a good one and you'll really struggle to part with it.
An Excellent and reliable car
HONDA ACCORD 2.3i TYPE-V 5dr [SN] (Review date: 10th September '12)
This is an excellent car, as far as I am concerned, I have used it for 2 years and it has served me very well, it has never failed MOT nor does it ever required a major repair.
The car has a big engine, but considering my usage, a full tank can last me almost a whole month, but commuting can finish a tank in 2 weeks. on long jurneys the car also drives well and consumes less fuell, one tank use to take me from Milton Keynes to Manchester and back, and driving with aircondition, including local running within Manchester.
The Inbuilt SAT NAV makes the car even more perfect, as I have no fear of forgetting my sat nav in the car, and it gives directions accurate in most cases. the only problem is that it uses roads names not a complete post code, which means it cannot find some post codes, especially new ones.
Sport but economic and family car as well
HONDA ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE Executive 5dr (Review date: 3rd July '12)
The car that always starts 1st time
HONDA ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE 5dr (Review date: 6th March '12)
I've had a Honda Accord for 7 years and it has never let me down. For a family saloon it has the power to accelarate quickly and cruise all day at motorway speeds without the feeling it is struggling. My hatchback has taken all the stuff I have needed to move and has been an economical car for a 2 litre car.
Honda accord 1.8 V-TEC
HONDA ACCORD 1.8i VTEC S 5dr (Review date: 9th February '12)
Honda Accord - A Pleasure to Drive
HONDA ACCORD 1.8i VTEC SE 5dr Auto (Review date: 19th January '12)
An absolute bargain
HONDA ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE 5dr (Review date: 18th January '12)
I paid £600 for the car in December 2010, and have had a year and a bit with it since. I bought it after redundancy when my old Porsche 944 became too expensive for me to continue to run. I needed something with 5 doors and enough boot space to cart my 2 year old daughter's stuff around in. But I also wanted something that wouldn't bore me to death after my Porsche.
The Honda has fulfilled the first perfectly, and made a decent attempt at the second. There's loads of space, and it's very comfortable and well appointed. The 2.0l VTEC engine is pretty good, with decent pull in the low to midrange, and the brilliant VTEC system gives great top end power when you're in the mood. It's obviously no rocket ship, but it's pretty decent for a big family hatch.
Thus far it's been 90% reliable and never left me stranded. I had a problem with the gears sticking when cold, which I traced to a faulty clutch slave cylinder - replacement including the part was a couple of hundred pounds. I've changed the brake pads, the tyres and given it a good service in the time that I've had it as well. Fuel wise it's ok, and has averaged almost bang on 30mpg with a mixture of pottering and spirited driving.
All in all, I've been very impressed with it. For the money and with my requirements I struggle to think of anything that would have fulfilled the requirement any better.
Crackng good car
HONDA ACCORD 2.0i VTEC SE 5dr (Review date: 8th December '11)
Bought this (2002) car at two years old with only 5k miles on the clock. Have had it now for seven years, I have never kept a car so long and have no plans to change it, it is that good.
Only visits my local Honda dealer once a year for a service - never goes wrong. Feels really well screwed together and is easy and comfortable to drive. Plenty of performance, safe and stable on motorways and docile around town in heavy traffic. The V Tec engine is wonderfully smooth and revs freely. Good gearbox, positive and light steering, great brakes, good predictable safe handling.
I you buy one with lowish mileage and full service history you will have a cracking good car.