As reported in another review, I discovered a drive train vibration when accelerating 20-30 mph, but the Honda Dealer found a service bulletin regarding an axle design issue, and the front axle was replaced at no cost which completely solved the issue. In 20,000 miles, I have had no stalling or hesitation issues as mentioned in another review.
Sweet, sweet ride
2012 Honda Accord CrossTourLee John - Los Angeles, CA04/09/2017
I have the 2012 V6 AWD EX-L model (no nav). It's the 5th car I've owned so far, and by far my favorite. First off the exterior looks freaking awesome. It's a ninja wagon. The interior is super sleek black leather with some subtle vanity lighting. I surf and play in a band. It's got enough space for my shortboards and a couple dudes. I can fit enough stuff for duo gigs, or if I need to fit my full drum set I can drop the back seats and it all fits well. The engine is powerful enough to merge/pass very effectively. It handles like a car on steroids, very stable feel and smooth as butter. I'm getting about 400 miles to a tank (freeway) which translates to just under 30 mpg (if I drive fairly conservatively). I say get one.
2012 Honda Accord CrossTourStephen F - Kennesaw, GA11/25/2015
We were looking for a very functional car for my growing family, 4 kids 8 and under. This car has served us very well in that capacity. It is a mini-van missing the 3rd row. With the rear row laid down completely, there is quite a bit of room. My wife has already started to use it as her enclosed truck as far as transporting all of her things. We have the 4 cylinder engine and it is seems to be lacking in torque as it is slow off the line, but as a family vehicle and wagon, it is works fine. The biggest deterrent would be the blind spots on the car. Given the design of the hatch there are significant blind spots using the rear-view mirror. Honda compensated for this with larger side-view mirrors, but it takes some getting used to.
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