2016 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2016 Honda Accord

234 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 50 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (29 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 2 years is 234, and the age of the vehicle is 2, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 234 / 306,299 / 2 * 1000 = 0.38.

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
  2018
58
  2017
79
  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 234 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Honda Accord is 794.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Accord
139
  2017 Accord
112
  2016 Accord
234
  2015 Accord
255
  2014 Accord
515
  2013 Accord
923
  2012 Accord
348
  2011 Accord
289
  2010 Accord
631
  2009 Accord
730
  2008 Accord
1,689
  2007 Accord
519
  2006 Accord
426
  2005 Accord
735
  2004 Accord
1,168
  2003 Accord
2,224
  2002 Accord
1,134
  2001 Accord
1,072
  2000 Accord
1,384
  1999 Accord
1,274
  1998 Accord
1,378
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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