2016 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2016 Honda Accord

316 problems have been reported for the 2016 Honda Accord. The following chart shows the 21 most common problems for 2016 Honda Accord. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting with 96 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (40 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2016 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 2016 Honda Accord in the United States are 306,299 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 3 years is 316, and the age of the vehicle is 3, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 316 / 306,299 / 3 * 1000 = 0.34.

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 2016 Honda Accord in 2016.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2019
40
  2018
92
  2017
85
  2016
2

small car iamge Compare the 2016 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 2016 Honda Accord with the Honda Accord from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2016 Accord is 316 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 802.

Table 3. Compare the 2016 Honda Accord with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
8
  2018 Accord
340
  2017 Accord
178
  2016 Accord
316
  2015 Accord
343
  2014 Accord
624
  2013 Accord
999
  2012 Accord
381
  2011 Accord
304
  2010 Accord
657
  2009 Accord
758
  2008 Accord
1,725
  2007 Accord
554
  2006 Accord
445
  2005 Accord
759
  2004 Accord
1,188
  2003 Accord
2,245
  2002 Accord
1,174
  2001 Accord
1,093
  2000 Accord
1,394
  1999 Accord
1,281
  1998 Accord
1,382
  1997 Accord
532
  1996 Accord
568


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