Recall Date 2015-05-28 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. The interior has very little wear. Hope to continue driving this for many more miles, it already has 209,000 now! It's funny how I still see low mileage Accords from 2001 for over 10 grand, and see a Ford Taurus for 3 grand. The best thing about the Honda's engine is its seamless surge of power, right from idle to the redline. I'm planning on driving it perhaps to the 120,000 mile mark and then sell it, because I need something bigger, my family is growing. It's a realm where genuine substance holds importance over mere style, a place where people buy more with their heads than with their hearts. The Accord has achieved considerable success, especially in the United States, where it was the best-selling Japanese car for fifteen years 1982--97 , topping its class in sales in 1991 and 2001, with around ten million vehicles sold.
The car is made so well and really great features. Walkaround Accord was completely redesigned for 1998, and the 2001 sedan is significantly freshened, with a new engine hood and fascia up front and a new deck lid and tail lights in the rear. Vehicles that, on or after September 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. It's no sports car, but it's usually the seats that give up before the Michelins in a turn. Not quite, although they're closing quickly. At the handling limit, it tends toward understeer — the front tires lose grip before the rear tires. The body shop replaced the left rear fender assembly.
Sticking calipers caused premature pad and rotor wear. They're big enough, and the V6L has electric adjustment, but they aren't particularly comfy and they're set so high it's tough to get a comfortable driving position. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Better than the 98 honda accord that died at 50K miles and had to replace alternator, starter, transmission. While pre-1998 Accords were considered big compacts, the current-generation Accord is a true midsize sedan.
The interior color hasn't faded and the dashboard is in perfect condition. Most maintenance has been done at the Honda dealerships. Yes Review Date: 22nd May, 2013. Behaves weird when she's cold; but you can't blame her. The air conditioning system, designed to quickly cool the car down after getting in on a hot day, uses an air filtration system to keep pollen out and reduce diesel fumes from buses and trucks. I found that at least in my area Texas , dealerships don't always stock the parts of older vehicles.
If you want to purchase a used sedan car, 2001 Honda Accord sedan can be a good option to consider. Other than the occasional need for cargo carrying or heavy towing, the average sedan still fills nearly every transportation… Welcome to the popular world of the midsize, family four-door. The front brakes are much more durable. She use to run so smooth and soft, and she could handle like a small car Civic, Corolla. However, it can be more or less expensive affected by various factors.
An Accord equipped with this engine is a great package that deserves consideration by anyone shopping for a roomy mid-size car that excels in quality, durability, reliability, smoothness, ride quality, practicality and fuel efficiency. Best advice is to give her 5-10 minutes to warm up. Replacing it is a tedious task. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Throughout its 26-year tenure, the Accord remained dedicated to two main tenets: value and quality. I've notice that older Hondas seem to lose their paint jobs. In conclusion the Honda Accord is well rounded car, that meets a driver's needs, whether it be for a young single person or for a mother or father driving the kids around.
Actually, most families have at least one passenger car of some sort in their driveways, and the midsize, mid-price four-door sedan remains the most popular combination of comfort, user-friendliness, and value. This Accord has done everything Honda promised. Found a place to get it painted at a reasonable price. The engine and transmission is still flawless. A repair involved some valve that was rusted.
Transmissions are honda's biggest repeat failure and they only warrant for 36K. Aside from that, you should not depend on a car manufacturers reputation for it to be judged as a good car. Heck, Wilford Brimley would drive one of these cars after downing a bowl of those oats he sells, yes sir. Features associated with luxury cars abound, particularly on the high-level models. The ride is smooth and well damped, even loaded, and cornering grip is fine. Note: Vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to September 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. The color was called ruby red Moreno.
It is a remarkably easy car to drive and every aspect of it is user friendly. Model year 2001 Year of manufacture 2001 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2013 Engine and transmission 2. General Comments: I really, really liked this car, then it was dead. It has never been in an accident and rarely needs anything done other than oil changes and regular maintenance. They are guaranteed to 5000 miles, their maintenance costs are comparatively low. Needed to have transmission rebuild in December, 2016. Last, 2001 Honda Accord sedan can carry 5 passengers.
Shifting from first to second is really hard. Needed to have transmission rebuild in December, 2016. Can not have a conversation at highway speeds. If you come by to Southern Ontario, specifically Toronto or anywhere in Greater Toronto Area, you will see the popularity Honda, Toyota and Nissan have here. The fans turn on when the ac and heater come on, but it just blows the air the same temperature from the outside, doesn't cool it or hea.