2008 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Honda Accord

1,691 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 (346 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 10 years is 1691, and the age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1691 / 384,121 / 10 * 1000 = 0.44.

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
  2018
30
  2017
82
  2016
206
  2015
156
  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 1,691 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 766.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
1
  2018 Accord
166
  2017 Accord
123
  2016 Accord
243
  2015 Accord
261
  2014 Accord
521
  2013 Accord
937
  2012 Accord
350
  2011 Accord
289
  2010 Accord
639
  2009 Accord
735
  2008 Accord
1,691
  2007 Accord
527
  2006 Accord
427
  2005 Accord
739
  2004 Accord
1,170
  2003 Accord
2,227
  2002 Accord
1,144
  2001 Accord
1,073
  2000 Accord
1,388
  1999 Accord
1,274
  1998 Accord
1,378
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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