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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,560 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Honda Accord body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2007 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #11

Aug 292015


  • miles


The 2007 Honda Accord also listed as "vehicle" was traveling South bound on anson rd near 50th St, near wellington, ks. Vehicle struck mid-center of a extended SUV that pulled out from a farm access road. Vehicle was traveling at approximately 55mph, with cruise control set. Driver applied breaks to try to stop, but failed to stop in time to avoid collision. Vehicle failed to deploy airbags. Safety restraint did not fail at time of impact, but failed to resend once unhooked from driver. Impact by vehicle was primarily mid-center, and vehicle was traveling well above the 30mph at time of impact which should have released the safety devices to protect the driver.

- Derby, KS, USA

problem #10

Mar 052015


  • 70,000 miles
2007 Honda Accord ex-L (in excellent condition) was pulled into a parking space and stopped. When driver transitioned the gearshift from drive to park, the car suddenly accelerated, jumped the curb, crossed a (soggy) grassy median of about 10 feet, and crashed into a second (parked) car with enough velocity to push the second car into a third (parked) car. All efforts to stop the Honda in its acceleration were unsuccessful. The car was taken to the dealership from which it had been purchased new and serviced regularly. After three months of haggling, the dealership repurchased the car; Honda, however, refused to acknowledge any problem with the car.

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #9

Apr 252015


  • 108,000 miles
While making a turn onto a highway, our Honda Accord had complete and catastrophic failure of the front ball joint with total loss of steering. Front axle literally fell onto the roadway and front left tire was perpendicular to the car body and kept us from bottoming out. Thankfully no others cars in immediate area and we were not hit by another vehicle. We were also driving slowly so no injuries even though car was not able to be controlled. Called Honda America and they said this is a unique problem and that this has never been an issue with their cars. However many, many instances documented on Honda forums on the web.

- Mars, PA, USA

problem #8

Apr 152015

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles


My seat belt get wet from the inside of the car when it rains, and the car picks up alot of outside noise when I'm driving.

- Wilmington , DE, USA

problem #7

Dec 252009

Accord 4-cyl

  • 20,000 miles
Vehicle slide over to hit with another vehicle and air bags launched. My wife/passenger has very bad injuries and hospitalized. Both legs broken and still she has panic attacks and occasionally experiences ankle pains from the injuries caused from the incident.

- Lexington, SC, USA

problem #6

Oct 122013


  • 231,158 miles
[xxx] of apollo casualty company insurance as subrogee of [xxx], our insured says we were driving West on stearns road when we noticed a plastic/rubber smell coming from the dashboard. About 30 seconds later we noticed smoke coming from the passenger side dash. At which point we pulled over and exited the vehicle. I walked over to the passenger side to check on the smoke and immediately noticed flames from up under the dash. We backed away from the vehicle and within two minutes the car was engulfed in flames. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Des Plaines, IL, USA

problem #5

Oct 282013

Accord 6-cyl

  • miles


The paint finish/clear coat is very dull and has faded. Also the paint is peeling off around the rear window area.

- Lawrenceburg, IN, USA

problem #4

Oct 282013


  • 70,000 miles
The passenger side door allows moisture/water to enter the passenger compartment when it rains/snows and during car washes.

- Lawrenceburg, IN, USA

problem #3

Jun 012010

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
The driver and passenger door rattle noise. I had taken the car to the Honda authorized service center when the car was in warranty and they said it?S a lubrication issue. Now I have been taking the car to the Honda authorized service center more than 5 times and they were not able to fix it yet. The say they had done some taping etc, but after a day or so, it the same noise again especially on bumpy roads and it gets annoying most of the times.

- Woodland Hills, CA, USA

problem #2

Jun 012007

Accord 4-cyl

  • 2,000 miles
The trunk door won't stay open on a low slope surface or under slight wind on a flat surface. Door lock hit the head on multiple family members head causing bruises on head and headaches for months. I believe the root cause is that the trunk door spring is no strong enough to hold the door under normal use. Report the problem to Honda in new vehicle survey in 2007, but no response from Honda. File a complaint to Honda on Sept. 2011. Honda customer service denied the problem.

- Newnan, GA, USA

problem #1

Nov 082006


  • miles
2007 Honda Accord LX sedan, doors rattle. Brought to two local Honda dealers and the rattle can not be fixed. Repairs are over 10 times!

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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