2004 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2004 Honda Accord

1,187 problems have been reported for the 2004 Honda Accord. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2004 Honda Accord. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train with 321 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (226 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2004 Honda Accord

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2004 Honda Accord in the United States are 384,830 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 15 years is 1187, and the age of the vehicle is 15, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1187 / 384,830 / 15 * 1000 = 0.21.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Honda Accord model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2004 Honda Accord in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
7
  2018
21
  2017
42
  2016
46
  2015
104
  2014
97
  2013
74
  2012
135
  2011
128
  2010
101
  2009
80
  2008
60
  2007
47
  2006
37
  2005
72
  2004
4

small car iamge Compare the 2004 Honda Accord with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Honda Accord, the following table can be used to compare the 2004 Honda Accord with the Honda Accord from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 Accord is 1,187 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 786.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Honda Accord with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
4
  2018 Accord
275
  2017 Accord
154
  2016 Accord
280
  2015 Accord
294
  2014 Accord
580
  2013 Accord
970
  2012 Accord
364
  2011 Accord
299
  2010 Accord
651
  2009 Accord
751
  2008 Accord
1,708
  2007 Accord
545
  2006 Accord
436
  2005 Accord
752
  2004 Accord
1,187
  2003 Accord
2,237
  2002 Accord
1,160
  2001 Accord
1,082
  2000 Accord
1,389
  1999 Accord
1,281
  1998 Accord
1,381
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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