Review on Honda Accord End of Discussion features, prices & maintenance cost

Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Kennedy Ilediagu

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1. Must-know facts around Honda Accord End of Discussion

The Honda Accord has been a mid-size sedan since the 1970s and can be found on Nigerian roads. This is as a result of how affordable, fuel efficient and durable it is. As a result, Nigerians who are ardent fans of the model came up with names to fit the style of certain models. One of the most talked about Honda Accord versions is the 2003 - 2005 Honda Accord End of Discussion.

The name was coined as a result of the never-ending arguments about what brand is between Honda and Toyota. It was narrowed to what model between the Accord and Camry or the Civic and Corolla. But critics believe that the Honda Accord End of Discussion ended the comparison when it launched between 2003 - 2005.


Did the Honda Accord between 2003-2005 truly end the discussion?

There are also several facts about this seventh generation Accord that you should know as follow:

  • Honda Accord EOD was launched in 2 separate models: one for its home market in Japan and the other for European specs under the name of Acura TSX.
  • The model immediately won the Car of the Year Japan in 2003 when it was launched.
  • This Accord comes with a standard 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine that has an average of 21 mpg in the city rating, and 31 mpg on the highway.
  • End of Discussion has the next version named Discussion continues, also coined by Naija car lovers.

2. Trim levels & exterior of Honda Accord End of Discussion

The Honda Accord End of Discussion comes in 3 trim levels - the DX, LX, and EX. The EX is supposedly the best of all the trim levels and comes with an engine that puts out more horsepower and torque than the others. There are also more features in the EX that isn't a standard in the LX and DX. Asides the DX which is mainly a sedan, you can get the others in two-door coupe and four-door sedan variants.

The Honda Accord End of Discussion comes with a wheelbase of about 107 inches which makes the vehicle appear bigger from the outside. The outlook of the model is sporty with EX being sportier. The mid size sedan looks full size except for the coupe variants which still maintains a somewhat mid size or compact look.


The familiar design of Honda Accord 2003-2005

3. Honda Accord End of Discussion Interior & Safety


The 2003 - 2005 Honda Accord interior has enough leg room, headroom and hip room at the front and the rear. The Japanese automaker seems to have listened to car owners and critics who wanted a more spacious Honda Accord - while making this one.


You can take a close look at Honda Accord EOD interior!

The dashboard looks quite aesthetics pleasing to the eyes and the adjustable front seats are comfy. The precise and responsive steering wheel makes driving easy and smooth. The car also has great stereo and smooth transmission. There's an XM satellite radio, leather seats, rear seat entertainment system and hands free phone holder.


Even this is just a used car, the leather rear seats look neat and comfy

Safety features

Regarding safety features on the Honda Accord End of Discussion, the car comes with anti-lock brakes and side curtain airbags in front and back. There's also the frontal airbags for the driver in front. The Honda Accord End of Discussion has also passed crash tests internationally and is reliable. There is a navigation system for easy movement and you can easily have rear cameras installed and synced with your dashboard display.

>>> Honda Accord EOD is among the safest cars for Nigerian drivers in reference to IIHS test rating. Check out the rest!

4. Honda Accord End of Discussion Engine performance & Fuel economy

You have an option of getting the 3 liter J30 i-Vtec V6 engine that puts out 244 horsepower or the 2.4 liter 4 cylinder K24 engine with a 166 HP output. The former uses a timing belt that needs to be replaced because after sometime it wears out, makes noise and has to be replaced. The latter uses a timing chain that is silent. All the trim levels have 5-speed manual and 5-speed automatic transmission options. The EX has a 6-speed manual transmission option too.

Using the 2004 Honda Accord End of Discussion as major case study, the model is really fuel efficient.

It runs up to 26 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. This means you drive over 800 kilometers with about 63 liters of fuel. The manual transmission variants are usually faster than the automatic due to their varying horsepowers though.

>>> Honda Accord ranks in almost all top fuel economy car list: Top 10 most cost-effective cars in Nigeria

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5. Honda Accord End of Discussion prices in Nigeria

Tokunbo Honda Accord End of Discussion price in Nigeria

The table below shows the foreign used End of Discussion price converted to Nigerian naira. Please note that this price may vary due to cars' actual condition, car mileage, clearing cost, currency exchange rates and some other related factors.

To avoid misunderstanding, you had better clarify all points and negotiate all fees with the seller before sealing the deal!

Foreign used Honda accord End of Discussion prices in Nigeria
Model Price in Nigeria
 Tokunbo Honda Accord End of Discussion DX

 ₦1,800,000 - ₦3,000,000

 Tokunbo Honda Accord End of Discussion EX

 ₦2,200,000 - ₦4,000,000

 Tokunbo Honda Accord End of Discussion LX

  ₦2,500,000 - ₦4,000,000

Nigerian used Honda Accord End of Discussion price in Nigeria

If the Tokunbo price is still costly though, you can check for Naija used Honda Accord EOD price below. The condition of these cars are generally not as good as foreign used but the price tag is much more affordable.

Similar to Tokunbo units, prices of locally used cars depend greatly on car condition and practical factors. Following prices are for reference only!

Nigerian used Honda accord End of discussion prices in Nigeria
Model Price in Nigeria
Locally used Honda accord End of Discussion 2003

 ₦800,000 - ₦1,500,000

Locally used Honda accord End of Discussion 2004

  ₦1,200,000 - ₦2,800,000

Locally used Honda accord End of Discussion 2005

  ₦1,200,000 - ₦3,200,000

Check out prices of Honda Accord all model years here: Honda Accord: Discussion Continues prices in Nigeria (Update in 2020)

Entire Honda car price list in Nigeria here: Honda Nigeria price list (Update in 2020)

6. Where you can buy the Honda accord end of discussion

Below are some suggestions for you to buy Honda Accord End of Discussion at the dealers across Nigeria.

If you are into brand new Honda Accord, you can visit Accredited Honda dealers in Nigeria.

When buying Honda Accord at the dealer, take note these handy tips: Strategies for buying car: how to save most money

Don't forget that also has thousands of Honda cars for sale so you can easily pick your Honda Accord EOD here. Follow these steps to buy an Accord EOD on our website:

  • View all Honda Accord End of Discussion for sale here:
  • Choose your cars. You can filter your favorite colors or other criteria on our search tool!
  • Find contact of the seller on each listing
  • Call the seller directly for clarification and negotiation
  • Arrange a meeting at public places to inspect the car
  • Get the car and make transaction


Thousands of Honda Accord EOD for sale at Naijauto are waiting for you to explore

Please note that due to the nature of online purchase, you should NEVER make advanced transaction before you get to see the car by yourself.

>>> You can refer to our safety tips here:

7. Tips for buying & maintaining Honda Accord End of Discussion

To purchase a Honda Accord EOD, you can be on the lookout for auctions by dealerships, the Nigerian customs and online deals. Once you have a list of 2003 - 2005 Honda Accord End of Discussion to check out, go work a reliable mechanic.

Check the engine lights which could get faulty over time. Examine other electrical components and the audio displays. Engage the transmission for the automatic cars to ensure its smooth and test the rear sensors when reversing. If they are all in good condition, then you can do a general check before purchasing.

>>> You can refer to our detailed used car inspection checklist here: Used vehicle inspection - the ultimate checklist


A Honda Accord EOD requires around N120,000 for annual maintenance

Moving on to maintenance cost of Honda Accord End of Discussion, the average amount of money one has to pay per year for his EOD is around 120,000 naira. That's for both maintenance services and repairs if necessary.

Below are the list of maintenance tasks or replacement that owners of Accord EOD commonly encounter:

  • Exterior Car Door Handle Replacement
  • Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement
  • Differential/Gear Oil Replacement
  • Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement
  • Control Arm Assembly Replacement
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Ball Joint Replacement (Front)
  • Distributor Replacement
  • Ignition Coil Replacement
  • Steering Rack/Gearbox Replacement
  • Turn Signal Switch Replacement
  • Brake Caliper Replacement
  • Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement
  • Fuel Pump Replacement
  • Window Motor Regulator Replacement
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor Replacement
  • Wheel Bearings Replacement
  • Power Steering Pressure Hose Replacement
  • Car Battery Terminal Ends Replacement
  • Shock Absorber Replacement
  • Brake Shoe Replacement (Rear)
  • Car Door Mirror Replacement


8. Conclusion

The Honda Accord End of Discussion is safe, has a well designed interior with enough space, it's easy to maintain, has a responsive steering and the engine is obviously fuel efficient. However the cons cannot be overlooked. The painting easily scrapes off, the automatic transmission gets faulty quicker than the Honda Accord Evil Spirit, and the noise from the road is loud even when you're riding in the vehicle.

There are other vehicles that go head to head with the Honda accord end of discussion. They include the Acura TL, Mazda 6, BMW 3 series, Toyota Camry and I Subaru Impreza made the same period.

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Kennedy Ilediagu is an experienced wordsmith and a creative automotive writer for His forte ranges from vehicle maintenance and latest industry updates, to car review articles. He is also a brand management and content creation expert who has worked with Daily Posts (United Kingdom), ESUT Egg Day magazine, and many others for years. Digital copies written by him inform, educate and engage readers globally. When Kennedy is not writing, he is busy taking care of animals, traveling or watching football.

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