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.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,000 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.

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2010 Honda Accord Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 102016

Accord 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles


When making turns the doors automatically unlock and cabin lights come on as soon as you start driving straight again door lock and lights go off.

- Sugar Land, TX, USA

problem #3

Dec 172010


  • miles
The daylight running lights on the 2008-2010 Honda Accord are very bright and the signal lights are relatively dim and directly inboard of the running lights making the signal lights extremely difficult to see. The daylight running lights mask the signal light. As the daylight running lights are always on, the danger is any time during daylight hours. No fix has been offered by Honda. Permanently disabling the daylight running lights on this automobile is the only sensible answer to this problem.

- Tunnel Hill, GA, USA

problem #2

Nov 182010


  • miles
The high beam drls on the Honda Accord are masking the inboard turn signals. While approaching a left turn I was unable to discern whether an oncoming Accord had its turn signals activated until very late in making my maneuver. Because NHTSA has determined that drls are of no benefit to overall safety, it should require Honda to deactivate the high beam drls on all Accord models of the current generation.

- College Station, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 182010


  • miles
I have had a hard time seeing some of the newer model cars at dusk dawn and night. It seems that some of the newer models have daytime running lamps that consist only of head lights which the drivers mistaken for have all their lights on. So a car may have headlamps but no tail lamps. I do approve of drl's ( I turn on my lights at all times) but they should include tail lamps. I believe this new setup is more dangerous than helpful.

- Lansdale, PA, USA

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