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Honda Accord Overview
The Honda Accord is a car that has spawned across different classes as it has evolved over the years. It has been classed as a compact car, mid-sized family car and full size family car depending on when it was built. The Honda Accord is made by the Japanese car manufacturing company Honda, and has been in production since 1976. Compared with some competitors in the family car class this is an expensive choice and lacks some of the important features. It is strong on performance but to expensive both to buy and run.
Honda Accord History
The Honda Accord is Honda’s best selling car ever. It has spawned over 9 generations and has come in many forms. The first four generation were classed as compact cars and became very popular cars. These four generations were produced as follows: First generation (1976-81), Second generation (1982-85), Third generation (1986-89) and the Fourth generation (1990-94). These generations were available in hatchback, saloon, estate and coupe versions.
From the fifth generation (1993-98) the North American and European versions were distinctly different. In Europe the design platform was shared with the new Rover 600 series since the joint venture with the Rover group. The sixth generation was built from 1998-2003, the seventh generation (2003-07) and the eighth generation (2008-12).
The current version in production is the ninth generation (2012 To Present) which has been in production since August 2012.
Across the different generations of this car have been different engines available: 1.6, 1.8, 2.0, 2.2 and 2.4L petrol, and 2.0 and 2.2L diesel options. The latest diesel options are the most economical of the range, offering up to 52 mpg. Remember to think about age, fuel type and engine size when determining fuel economy.
The earlier versions of this vehicle were available in 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual gearboxes. The current Honda Accord is available in both 6-speed manual and automatic, with the option of a CVT gearbox. Have a look at the Honda gearbox parts section of our website to find your Accord gearbox parts.
If you are looking for Accord parts then Breakeryard are sure to be of assistance. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers who are waiting to meet your need. Enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the Accord parts page to find the exact parts you are looking for.