2004 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

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).

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

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

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 791.

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