2004 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2004 Honda Accord

1,170 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 314 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(220 problems).

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 14 years is 1170, and the age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

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

2018

13

2017

41

2016

46

2015

104

2014

97

2013

74

2012

135

2011

128

2010

101

2009

80

2008

60

2007

46

2006

37

2005

72

2004

4

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 1,170
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Honda Accord is 795.

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