2015 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2015 Honda Accord

287 problems have been reported for the 2015 Honda Accord. The following chart shows the 17 most common problems for 2015 Honda Accord. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system with 67 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (45 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2015 Honda Accord

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Electrical System
67
  Equipment
45
  Engine And Engine Cooling
36
  Power Train
16
  Service Brakes
14
  Seats
13
  Air Bag
13
  Vehicle Speed Control
13
  Wheel
13
  Steering
11
  Suspension
10
  Visibility
8
  Other Fuel System
8
  Exterior Lighting
6
  Structure
6
  Electronic Stability Control
6
  Seat Belt
2

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 2015 Honda Accord in the United States are 340,068 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 4 years is 287, and the age of the vehicle is 4, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 287 / 340,068 / 4 * 1000 = 0.21.

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 2015 Honda Accord in 2015.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
13
  2018
66
  2017
74
  2016
47
  2015
1

small car iamge Compare the 2015 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 2015 Honda Accord with the Honda Accord from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2015 Accord is 287 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 780.

Table 3. Compare the 2015 Honda Accord with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
3
  2018 Accord
248
  2017 Accord
143
  2016 Accord
265
  2015 Accord
287
  2014 Accord
571
  2013 Accord
958
  2012 Accord
358
  2011 Accord
296
  2010 Accord
648
  2009 Accord
746
  2008 Accord
1,705
  2007 Accord
541
  2006 Accord
432
  2005 Accord
747
  2004 Accord
1,184
  2003 Accord
2,232
  2002 Accord
1,156
  2001 Accord
1,077
  2000 Accord
1,389
  1999 Accord
1,278
  1998 Accord
1,380
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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