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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2010 Honda Accord has a solid reputation (so far), with one very significant flaw: uncomfortable seats.

Owners have consistently reported uncomfortable seats with the entire 8th generation (2008-2012) of Honda Accords. Complaints range from back pain to leg circulation problems due to bad lumbar support, cushioning, & seat angle. Complaints aren't limited to only a certain body type -- the seat comfort problems are from a wide spectrum of owner height & weight.

The common theme we hear is "we never noticed this during the test drive." Unfortunately for unwary buyers, the seat pain is noticeable after 15-20 minutes.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,250 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.

2010 Honda Accord seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2010 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 012016

Accord

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall I can not drive my car as I was told not to have anyone in the passenger seat, I toke the car to have the airbag code scan and its showing open circuit in drivers side airbag, and also short in passenger side buckle. This car has never been in accident, not reason for all of these items to be wrong or failing. I want my car fixed now.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #3

Mar 012015

Accord

  • 40,000 miles
Seat belt warning light came on. I took the car to herb chambers, seekonk, MA, and they said it was the safety harness that needed replacement. They said that they would have to order the part as there was a shortage of these parts available. It would take a couple of weeks to get the part. It has been approximately three months and I still have not heard from them.

- North Dighton, MA, USA

problem #2

May 022014

Accord 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Honda Accord. The contact stated that the air bag warning lamp indicator flashed every time there was a passenger in the front passenger seat. The contact indicated that the failure recurred for an extended period of time. The contact indicated that as the failure was progressing, the seat belt warning lamp remained lit and the driver side seat belt would not secure. The vehicle was to be taken to an authorized dealer for further inspection and diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 97,000...updated 05/20/15 updated 11/19/15

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #1

Nov 202014

Accord 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owned a 2010 Honda Accord. While driving various speeds during icy road conditions, another vehicle crashed into the driver side of the contact's vehicle. As a result, the other vehicle spun and crashed into the passenger side of the contact's vehicle and then struck a pole. In addition, the contact's vehicle crashed into a ditch. The front driver side air bag failed to deploy and the seat belt failed to retract. The contact suffered injuries to the brain, the chest, the ears, and the body, which required medical attention. The contact also lost the sense to smell due to the crash. A police report was filed. The vehicle was inspected and it was determined that the electrical system failed. The vehicle was destroyed. The failure mileage was not available. Updated 02/14/15 updated 6/8/2015

- Wolverine Lake , MI, USA

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