2012 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2012 Honda Accord

381 problems have been reported for the 2012 Honda Accord.
The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for 2012 Honda Accord.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's seats
with 64 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(42 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 2012 Honda Accord in the United States are 325,940 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 7 years is 381, and the age of the vehicle is 7, 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 2012 Honda Accord in 2012.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

13

2018

24

2017

60

2016

37

2015

50

2014

28

2013

41

2012

1

Compare the 2012 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 2012 Honda Accord
with the Honda Accord from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2012 Accord is 381
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 799.

Table 3. Compare the 2012 Honda Accord with other model years