2008 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Honda Accord

1,705 problems have been reported for the 2008 Honda Accord. The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for 2008 Honda Accord. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic with 558 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (353 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 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 2008 Honda Accord in the United States are 384,121 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 11 years is 1705, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1705 / 384,121 / 11 * 1000 = 0.40.

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 2008 Honda Accord in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
4
  2018
38
  2017
82
  2016
206
  2015
157
  2014
95
  2013
82
  2012
71
  2011
81
  2010
222
  2009
357
  2008
4

small car iamge Compare the 2008 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 2008 Honda Accord with the Honda Accord from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Accord is 1,705 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 778.

Table 3. Compare the 2008 Honda Accord with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
2
  2018 Accord
235
  2017 Accord
129
  2016 Accord
259
  2015 Accord
284
  2014 Accord
561
  2013 Accord
956
  2012 Accord
354
  2011 Accord
296
  2010 Accord
645
  2009 Accord
741
  2008 Accord
1,705
  2007 Accord
538
  2006 Accord
432
  2005 Accord
747
  2004 Accord
1,181
  2003 Accord
2,231
  2002 Accord
1,155
  2001 Accord
1,077
  2000 Accord
1,388
  1999 Accord
1,278
  1998 Accord
1,380
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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