Best Bet
  • (4.6) 88 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,749$9,225
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 25-33
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Honda Accord

Our Take on the 2005 Honda Accord

Our Take

For 2003, Honda's strong-selling midsize Accord sedan underwent a massive redesign that included more-powerful engines. A five-speed-automatic transmission replaced the former four-speed unit, and a V-6-powered coupe with a six-speed-manual gearbox joined the lineup.For 2005, side-impact and... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Over-abundant controls with navigation system
  • Snug passenger compartment
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Imperfect operation of Accord Hybrid powertrain

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Sedan and coupe body styles
  • Six-speed manual in EX V-6 coupe
  • Available XM Satellite Radio
  • Optional navigation system
  • New Accord Hybrid model

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Go figure.Honda introduced the industry's first gas/electric car in December 1999. The tiny, two-seat Insight boasted more than 60 m.p.g. in city and highway mileage.Though Honda pioneered the concept, Toyota has run with it. Its Prius, a four-door, four-seat sedan that gets better than 50 m.p.g. in city and highway driving is the best-selling hybrid.The segment leader, however, isn't... Read full review for the 2005 Honda Accord

Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 88 reviews

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Can't beat a Honda!

by Chris from Chapel Hill, NC on July 25, 2009

I have owned this car since 12/04 and now have 70,000 miles on the car. Zero repairs. Just installed new tires, battery and brakes. That's it except for routine maintenance. The navigation system is e... Read Full Review

13 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 19 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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