Carol's 96 went 10 1/2 years and 120K with only routine work and
(sigh) replacement of the airbags after "they went off". "yeah, the
went off when I bumped the lady ahead of me" But even after all the
other body work that came with that "love tap" the car never had any
reliabiliyt problems. And gas mileage was great. We sold it to a
friend in Jan of 2007. He still has it, it now as 145K on it and he
thinks he might want to pre-emptively replace the boots because his
previous Accord needed new boots at around 150K.
"Human Factors in the Training of Pilots By Jefferson M. Koonce"
If you want a V6, stay away from the 1998-2004 models. Even the 05
models are suspect in my mind, but absolutely the 2004 models and below
are dangerous buys--that is, unless you enjoy replacing automatic
If you want a 4 cylinder, 2000-2002 are excellent choices.
So did I, so imagine my surprise when I sat in a 2009 and felt
claustrophobic in it. Considering how much larger it is on the outside
compared to my 2005, I was also surprised that the trunk wasn't
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