Honda Accord Prices in Kenya- Specs | Reviews | Buying guide

One of the Sedan cars from Honda is the Honda Accord, in this article, we will look at the car in detail. This will include prices of Honda Accord for sale in Kenya, full specifications of the vehicle and a buying guide at the end for anyone who wants to get the vehicle.

Honda Accord

The car was first released in the market in the year 1978. There have been 10 generations since then and the latest was released in 2017. In earlier years, it came with both Sedan and hatchback designs, the recently released models are Sedan. Honda Accord has grown over the years to become a luxurious vehicle, today it competes with cars such as BMW 3 Series and Toyota Camry.

Honda Accord Specifications

Every vehicle has its own unique features that identify it. Let us look at the specs of the Honda Accord below.

1. Honda Accord exterior

The vehicle has an aggressive sporty look from the outside.

Honda Accord red

Here are the exterior specs:

  • This is a 4 doors sedan(two front and two rear)
  • The car comes with alloy wheels as a standard
  • The ground clearance is 5.8 inches and above depending on the model, the required on Kenyan roads is 6.5 inches
  • It’s among the few cars from Honda with a dual exhaust
  • There are different colors to pick from, the common ones are silver, white, grey and black

2. Honda Accord interior

This car comes with a luxurious interior and you are going to love it especially as a family car.

Honda Accord interior

Below is what you get on the inside:

  • This a 5 seater car(two front and three at the second row)
  • The legroom for the car is excellent on both rows giving a comfortable ride
  • The car has a power steering and power windows
  • The boot space is medium and can only carry medium-sized luggage just like in most Sedan cars
  • Inside the cabin, you will find storage spaces that can hold items such as documents, smartphones, cups and other accessories
  • On the dashboard, there is an LCD display that displays various information including the navigation system
  • The car also comes with air conditioners
  • For safety purposes, the interior is fitted with airbags

3. Honda Accord engine specs

Different models and grades of Honda Accord come with different engines. Let us see what these engines have to offer.

Honda Accord engines

Here are the engine specifications for Honda Accord:

  • The engine capacity is between 1500cc to 2354cc depending on the model
  • Some of the engines are turbocharged and there is also a 2000cc hybrid engine
  • The average fuel coverage for Honda Accord is 11 to 13Km/L depending on the engine capacity, the hybrid one can cover up to 19Km/l
  • When it comes to engine power, the range is between 105 to 220ps
  • Recent models come with a CVT(Continous Variable Transmission), there are also those with a 6-speed manual transmission gear type and 5-speed automatic transmission gear
  • You can choose between an All Wheel Drive(AWD) and Front Wheel Drive(FF) Honda Accord
  • The tank capacity is 70 liters

Prices of Honda Accord for sale in Kenya

Different models of the Accord come with different prices. Below is a list of prices for Honda Accord cars on sale in different towns including Mombasa, Kisumu, Nairobi, Eldoret etc.

  • 2015 Model- Ksh 1.9M
  • 2016 Model- Ksh 2.15M
  • 2017 Model- Ksh 2.5M
  • 2018 Model- Ksh 2.7M
  • 2019 Model- Ksh 2.9M
  • 2020 Model- Ksh 3.3M
  • 2021 Model- Ksh 3.8M

2021 model

The above are just average prices from the market. They might however change depending on the condition of the vehicle, seller markup and similar factors. However, with Ksh 1.5M and above, you will get yourself a Honda Accord in good condition.

Also see: Honda Accord reviews

Honda Accord buying guide in Kenya

When purchasing a car, there are various tips that one can use, let’s look at them here. The first thing should be to understand all costs that will be incurred in the process of acquiring the vehicle, this will help you have a clear budget. The cost will include the buying price, paying of professions that might be involved such as a lawyer and mechanic and additional costs such as insurance payments.

Next, it is good to have a clear understanding of what you want, hence, have a list of specs that you want for your Honda Accord vehicle. Also decide whether you want to import or buy locally, buying in local yards can come at higher costs at times since the seller might push extra costs such as security, carwash and showroom costs to the client. While at it, do not forget to choose whether you are buying a secondhand or new car.

All of the above choices will affect the total cost. After you have made your picks, go ahead and look for the prices of what fits what you picked. If the price is above your budget, see what you can forego to get a model within your budget. For example, if you chose a new Honda Accord, you can go for a secondhand instead.

The 2WD consumes less fuel than the 4WD, on the other hand, the 2WD is not suitable for rough terrains. If you are hence going to use the car in town areas, the 2WD is okay, for rural areas, go for the 4WD drive or more suitable car for this roads.

Before completing the purchase, make sure you do the following:

  • Check for the general condition of the vehicle
  • Use a mechanic to do the inspection especially if the car is a secondhand
  • Verify the documentation, the chassis and engine number on the logbook should be similar to what is in the logbook
  • Also ensure the car starts smoothly, no vibration and also no engine noise

Honda Accord Maintenance in Kenya

The maintenance might be a bit higher since the car is not that popular in Kenya. While some engines parts are easily available since they are shared among Honda cars, the body parts can be hard to find making them expensive.

Some of the common problems reported by Honda Accord users include loss of power, turbo problems, transmission problems and suspension failure. However, with proper service, these problems can be avoided. Below are some tips:

  • Read the Owner’s Manual for full instruction on the use of the vehicle
  • Take the car for service every 5,000 to 10,000 Kilometers
  • Increase the ground clearance to about 6.5 inches to ensure a smooth ride even on speed bumps
  • Always use clean fuel and replace worn out fuel filters
  • Use recommended fuel to avoid turbo problems and recommend transmission fluid to avoid transmission problems
  • Do not forget to check for coolant and oil levers and top up if low
  • Drive carefully

Above is a look at Honda Accord in Kenya, we hope you found the article helpful. Cheers!!

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