2017 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2017 Honda Accord

176 problems have been reported for the 2017 Honda Accord.
The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 2017 Honda Accord.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment
with 33 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system
(26 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 2017 Honda Accord in the United States are 372,601 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Honda Accord owners in the last 2 years is 176, and the age of the vehicle is 2, 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 2017 Honda Accord in 2017.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2019

33

2018

56

2017

9

Compare the 2017 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 2017 Honda Accord
with the Honda Accord from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2017 Accord is 176
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 798.

Table 3. Compare the 2017 Honda Accord with other model years