This is noticable on all silver and light coloured accords. Accord Hybrids from model year 2006 and up can be identified by the amber rear turn signals whereas their fully gasoline counterparts have red rear turn signals. Of these similarly priced vehicles, the Accord Coupe is the standout. The only modification that it has is an Injen cold air intake. Drivers who have appreciated the overtly lean, nimble nature of previous generations will be surprised that Honda has opted for an increased feel of solidity and heft. A larger car than its predecessor, the North American Accord was given a new level of refinement with chrome interior accents and higher grade materials. For the first time the 4-cylinder Accord gained a distributorless coil-on-plug ignition system, which had previously been introduced on the V6.
And yes, before you hound me about my shifting, I shifted too weakly into 3rd towards the end. But assembly is still flawless and tight. Sculpted bodysides are accompanied by nearly flush window glass. I do a lot of highway driving and it's comfortable and smooth on the road. Dual-zone climate control is optional. Pre-facelift Honda Accord V6 sedan Australia The first 2003 Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line on September 26, 2002.
Features that differentiate the Hybrid from other Accords are the different rear light clusters, the antenna, the wheels, the mirror turn signals and the lack of a folding rear seat. But assembly is still flawless and tight. The engine developed a slight shutter and is only noticable with the brake applied and in drive. You will not regret buying a 2004 V6 5 out of 5 stars by B from California on Thu Feb 14 2019 I own an 04 accord 4 cylinder 2. Exterior Honda designers said they used the cheetah as an influence when styling the latest Accord, because it runs low to the ground.
The car is currently at 61,000 miles and I plan to drive it until the wheels fall off which could very well be 40 years from now. The hybrid version of the V6 produced 255 hp, an increase of 15 hp, making the hybrid quicker than the regular Accord V6 sedan, but still not as quick as the Accord Coupe V6 with 6 speed manual. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153. It's the first car I've ever purchased on my own and do not regret it. Through new 'Variable Cylinder Management' technology, the V-6 3.
But the perception of heft is just illusory. You will not regret buying a 2004 V6 5 out of 5 stars by B from California on Thu Feb 14 2019 I own an 04 accord 4 cylinder 2. When I get in my car everyday - I never worry about it breaking down. Complaints are few- the stereo is weak- but sounds great for a basic unit! Prolonged under-hood and power steering fluid temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely, resulting in cracks and power steering fluid leakage. However, this recall does supersede 13V132 and 14V349.
Most of the switchgear stays in its familiar Honda locations, but steering-wheel controls have been improved and are directly on the wheel spokes rather than in a separate control pod. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflators in all affected vehicles, free of charge. The leather seems to have held up at the same rate as an Acura over the years. Inside, the changes are the most dramatic. I do a lot of highway driving and it's comfortable and smooth on the road.
Also of note, the downwardly curving roofline makes entry and exit difficult, and while the driver-side seat returns back to the position it was in, the passenger-side seat does not. 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. This change bumped the car to a higher weight class for mileage testing. But does it give enough extra style and substance to make up for the sacrifice in space and convenience? The new electronic throttle feels nice and more linear than the jumpy-off-the-line linkage of past V-6 Accords. Hands down, Honda trumps the German brands and at least rivals the American brands here with plenty of cubbyholes, pockets, and indentations to stow things. The 2005 Hybrids also had a different storage door from other Accords, which disappeared on the 2006 version. A revised maintenance minder system was also added which gave owners reminders for scheduled maintenance such as based on operating conditions.
This change bumped the car to a higher weight class for mileage testing. Recall Date 2014-06-20 Description American Honda Motor Company, Inc. The variable-assist power steering has been recalibrated for more feedback while cornering and improved feel in cornering and at highway speeds. Because of the lower viscosity, engine parts move with less friction, which increases fuel economy. Still I would be comfortable driving this car form California to New York tomorrow with no problems. I would be happy to own this car for another 10 or more years- im sure it will hold up great! The five-speed automatic finds the right gear with ease, with snappy yet smooth shifts and no driveline jerks.
WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. In early 2005, Honda's East Liberty Auto Plant started building the Honda Accord Sedan on the same assembly line that produces and to increase Honda's flexibility in meeting increased market demand of that was also assembled in the Marysville Plant. Features that differentiate the Hybrid from other Accords are the different rear light clusters, the antenna, the wheels, the mirror turn signals and the lack of a folding rear seat. Interior accessories included a factory performance shift knob and trim. We suspect most drivers will be pleased, though, at the new feeling of solidity.