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2011 Honda Accord
Problems & Complaints
CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2011 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.
Worst 2011 Accord Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems99NHTSA complaints: 41
- brakes problems14NHTSA complaints: 14
- AC / heater problems13
- engine problems12NHTSA complaints: 19
- body / paint problems8NHTSA complaints: 9
- transmission problems8NHTSA complaints: 5
- wheels / hubs problems5NHTSA complaints: 5
- fuel system problems4NHTSA complaints: 5
- steering problems4NHTSA complaints: 14
- windows / windshield problems3NHTSA complaints: 1
- cooling system problems2
- suspension problems2NHTSA complaints: 9
- exterior accessories problems1NHTSA complaints: 7
- clutch problems1
- drivetrain problems1NHTSA complaints: 8
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 9
- exhaust system problems1
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 57
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 7
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