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2009 Honda Accord
2009 Honda Accord
Available Price Range $6,018-$13,722 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 21-26 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2009 Honda Accord

Our Take

The Accord family sedan received an extensive redesign last year that included all-new styling inside and out, a spacious rear seat for the sedan, more standard safety features and more-powerful engines, including an optional V-6 with advanced fuel-saving technology. Competitors include the Nissa... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • So-so V-6 power
  • Small passage between trunk and cabin (sedan)
  • Folding backseat not split

Notable Features

  • Sedan or coupe
  • Optional high-output four-cylinder
  • Optional V-6 with cylinder deactivation
  • Standard stability system
  • Optional knob-based navigation system


Our Expert Reviews

Coupes are typically low-volume cars that create a halo for the brand, and Honda's Accord coupe is an example. It is a performance-oriented derivation of the sedan, and it's aimed at younger buyers who are willing to exchange the practicality of four doors and functional back seat for style and sportiness.Like the sedan, the coupe comes in a wide variety of trim levels. The base model... Read full review for the 2009 Honda Accord

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Owner of 2009 Honda Accord EX-L, 4 cylinder

by UW Panther from Milwaukee, WI on March 1, 2011

I would like to share my experience with other people interested in the car. At first, I thought that a car as big as this generation Accord can not be a driver's car. To my pleasant surprise, its han... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Warranty Coverage





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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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