Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,122 - $9,063
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
177-271
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,122 - $9,063
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 30 HWY
Horsepower
177-271
Seats
5

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You'll Like The 2009 Honda Accord If...

With styling and performance that splits the difference between the sportier Nissan Altima and softer Toyota Camry, the Honda Accord embodies the very balance that attracts so many buyers to the...

2009 Honda Accord Owner Reviews

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09 Honda Accord review. Rapid oil consumption.

2009 Honda Accord

I purchased this car with 89, 000 miles on it. I was hesitant but with Honda's reputation and my financial situation, I felt like it was the best decision at the time. I believe that the previous owner had issues with oil consumption and that is the reason they traded it. Quickly after owning it, I started hearing a grinding noise when I would accelerate. (I didn't purchase the extended warranty due to financial reasons. ) With this particular model, the piston rings were defective. I had many months and many trips to different mechanic shops trying to figure out why my vehicle was burning oil rapidly. I did my own investigating after many mechanics couldn't find the problem. I went to car complaints. Com and found numerous people with the same grinding sound and oil consumption. I noticed when I had the oil changed, I didn't hear the grinding sound until I had driven around 1, 000 miles. It was burning 1-1/2 quarts of oil every 1000 miles. After conducting a oil consumption test with the Honda dealership, a decision was made by Honda to rebuild the engine. The piston rings were sticking, resulting in rapid oil consumption. Since then, I have had no problems. It was rebuilt at 106, 000 miles and Honda provided an additional 20, 000 mile warranty. They also provided a rental car while they were rebuilding the engine. I have really not had any other problems with the car except for having to replace brakes more often than any other vehicle I have owned. I have had to get new rotors also. This seems to be an issue with this particular model as well. Overall, I love my car. It has everything I need in a vehicle. I love the heated seats, sunroof, nice stereo system, dependability and decent gas mileage.

- Tina H

Problems with the car over time

2009 Honda Accord LX-S Coupe

After using the car for sometime now, the car he been running quite well with not far many problems. But having the leather interior, with the driver's seat majority of the part that you sit on has deteriorated. As some foam has had chunks taken out with the leather breaking. And then there is mild deterioration on the passengers side. So the leather seems to be hitting it's end which is sad to see as my other cars haven't seen it this bad even being older. Another problem with the car has to deal with the trunk. Driving back from class, going over a speed bump, I heard a crashing noise from the back. Once home, opened the trunk and it would open but still look like it's closed. Lifted up the trunk and now is ten times heavier seeing the tension rod broken in three pieces. Probably a faulty tension rod put into the car but now sucks because I have to hold open the trunk and it is extremely heavy. Another problem would have to be the light sensors on the dashboard, seem to not work all the time. As just the other day, the sensor for the emergency break would keep turning on, even though the emergency break hasn't been touched. But it will turn on randomly. For the driving portion of the car, it is very smooth and accelerates quite nicely. For a longer commute it's not bad car, as outside noise is kept to a minimum. Also choose this car over some of my others for my longer commutes. As I trust the break system more than my other cars sometimes. Also is a very comfortable seating and a driver.

- Amanda A

Affordable Luxury with hassle free maintenance & great gas mileage

2009 Honda Accord EX-L Sedan

The gas mileage makes this car phenomenal! The comfort level while driving long distances is great. Easily, automatic, adjustable seat height and recline make driving a breeze. Plenty of backseat room and trunk space to accommodate any family. Normal vehicle maintenance is a breeze, and affordable. Tires are built to last, and easily replaced if needed at a fraction of most costs. Dashboard GPS capability makes traveling in new areas easy. Can connect through Bluetooth for all wireless calls. Speakers and sound are top quality. Automatic windows, locks, key fob, and drive makes even the most inexperienced driver comfortable. Six disc changing device located in trunk makes flipping through music easier than ever. XM radio option offered, or stick with normal local stations to keep it simple. Adjustable headrests for all seats, safety latches for securing car seats, leather seats, middle console for front and back with cup holders, access to trunk through backseat fold down, lockable glove box, alarm built in, and much more! Honda Accord has made driving a pleasure with this affordable, luxury vehicle.

- Kristina W

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Key Specs

Overview

Horsepower

Horsepower
177 hp
190 - 271 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L DOHC MPFI 16
2.4L DOHC MPFI 16
3.5L SOHC MPFI 24

Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
42.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 in.
37.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.2 in.
33.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
35.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14 cu. ft.
11.9 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/60HR16
P225/50VR17 - P235/45VR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.2 in.
107.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
37.1 - 38.6 ft.

Length

Length
194.1 in.
190.9 in.

Width

Width
72.7 in.
72.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3230 - 3289 lbs.
3307 - 3569 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
177 hp
190 - 271 hp

Torque

Torque
161 ft. lbs.
162 - 254 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
18.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 27 mpg
21 - 27 mpg

City

City
21 - 22 mpg
17 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 31 mpg
25 - 31 mpg

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety