Although the 4-cylinder car is offered with a 5-speed manual gearbox, the V6 comes only with an automatic. Its distinctive styling and sporty appearance turned a few heads as we whizzed by. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 2. Unlike some competitors, it sips regular unleaded, not expensive premium. The coupe's shorter passenger cabin has a well-raked rear window for a sporty look. The Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls and the HomeLink® Remote System were our favorite.
The engine is as sweet today as when I bought it. Bells and whistles like leather seating, woodgrain trim, remote entry, and gadgets galore may be missing, but all of the expected comfort and convenience features are standard equipment. The body style is definitely an eye catcher and will not be fading away in the next 5 years. It is bigger and less narrowly-focused than a sports coupe, but sacrifices little in the way of performance and handling. Looks like it had been hit at one time. Upgraded to Brembo rotors when I had to fix those.
General Comments: Besides the transmission problems with these Hondas, the car is very reliable. A touch of elegance is given by chrome trim around the side windows. Engine is church mouse quiet. Faults: Transmission completely failed at 105,000 km. Its size makes it quite capable of being an only car.
I got it at about 170,000km 2 and a half years ago and it has been awesome so far. Luckily, this doesn't damage the engine. The front seats of the coupe are different from those of the sedan, with higher side bolsters for better lateral support in spirited driving. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. Because they are so different, I will concentrate on the Accord sedan this week, and review the coupe at a later date.
I replaced the radiator and a couple hoses had busted due to wear and tear. The bad news is for Honda's competition. Yes Review Date: 13th July, 2008 Faults: There is nothing seriously wrong with this car: just bought if off a dealer trade from an older couple. Timing belt was replaced on recommended schedule, but was incorrectly installed resulting in major oil leak. The vehicle came completley loaded with options - and they all perform as new today with no repairs. General Comments: This car converts from a nightmare to a very reliable piece of engineering with a manual transmission. Even the rear seat passengers get door pockets.
Credit a rigid chassis and the trademark Honda fully independent double wishbone suspension. Very quiet with quiet tires, and the engine has a decent sound with decent performance for a 4 cylinder sedan. For my career I have sold over 10,000 cars so I hope to bring you far more insight than you might ever know to even ask. Model year 1998 Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 1998 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission Automatic Distance when acquired 56 miles Most recent distance 142000 miles Previous car Honda Toyota Camry Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? I would recommend the Honda Accord to anyone who asks. It has its own distinctive style, and comforts that approach those of more expensive luxury coupes.
The 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat of the V6 Coupe automatically moves forward when the seat back release lever is raised to facilitate access to the rear seat. I am truly thankful for the hundreds of thousands of views and more importantly, perhaps much more importantly, I am honored to have been viewed in over 200 countries around the world. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. General Comments: Very comfortable car, roomy interior with lots of legroom. Both are engineered for the American market, and built in Marysville, Ohio. I still fail to see why you are attacking me sir? The elaborate plumbing around the 3. The car is quick and handles well.
Maybe we will never meet face to face, but I am forever in your debt for giving me the opportunity to share with you the things I have learned. I have a past review on my 1994 Accord with 250+ thousand miles and I see this one may be like that car. But the 6 is better. Every single thing that needs maintenance was ghetto-holding itself until I bought it. Year of manufacture 1998 First year of ownership 1998 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 3. Obviously you believe in spending money and racking up credit card debt and spending all your money instead of saving. Newer models have a stiffer and more stable suspension.