2017 Honda Accord - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2017 Honda Accord

124 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 25 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (14 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2017 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 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 1 years is 124, and the age of the vehicle is 1, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 124 / 372,601 / 1 * 1000 = 0.33.

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 2017 Honda Accord in 2017.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
40
  2017
9

small car iamge 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 124 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Honda Accord is 769.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Accord
1
  2018 Accord
186
  2017 Accord
124
  2016 Accord
250
  2015 Accord
265
  2014 Accord
534
  2013 Accord
944
  2012 Accord
351
  2011 Accord
291
  2010 Accord
641
  2009 Accord
737
  2008 Accord
1,691
  2007 Accord
528
  2006 Accord
431
  2005 Accord
739
  2004 Accord
1,172
  2003 Accord
2,227
  2002 Accord
1,148
  2001 Accord
1,073
  2000 Accord
1,388
  1999 Accord
1,274
  1998 Accord
1,379
  1997 Accord
531
  1996 Accord
568


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