Please see your owner's manual for more details. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Recall Date 2016-03-30 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. The 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid--this car's immediate predecessor--was the first car to be referred to as a muscle hybrid, due to its ability to balance environmentally friendly technology with solid performance, and the 2006 model follows in this tradition. As well as its engine, the car's climate-control system is hybridized and can be powered by either the engine or an electric power source.
Honda's excellent navigation system is a useful friend to talk to in the cabin. Driver and front passenger both get dual-stage front-, side-, and side curtain air bags, and Honda's occupant-position detection system deactivates the front-passenger air bags when necessary. However, before we start popping the organic champagne, the financial and environmental cost of this enhanced performance requires closer inspection: In our road test, the Hybrid did significantly worse than the gas-only model when it came to gas mileage. Note: Vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to September 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153. The most noticeable result of Idle Stop, however, is when the stoplight turns green and the Accord Hybrid wakes up with a driveline jolt that hinders fast getaways and brings down the overall driving experience of the car--certainly something for the Honda engineers to work on for future models.
Please see your owner's manual for more details. The Good The 2006 Honda Accord Hybrid's electric-motor-assisted 3. One of the possible explanations for these surprising results is the difference between the transmission systems in each car. With 253 horsepower, this car will have drivers of the and the rubbing their eyes in disbelief when they notice the V6 Hybrid motif on the tailgate as the Accord shoots past on the freeway. Those who do bite the bullet and pay for the audio upgrades may also find themselves ruing the decision, as the Accord's six-speaker stereo system's sound quality is mediocre at best. The affected vehicles have a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture upon its deployment.
Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. So even though the previous 1998-to-2002 Honda Accord was quite fine by any measure, Honda made substantial changes in 2003 to create the seventh-generation Accord model. The 2006 Accord Hybrid runs on Honda's Integrated Motor Assist technology. Recall Date 2015-06-15 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. Sounds good, doesn't it--especially when you motor past a gas station and see the price of regular unleaded starting with a 3.
Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. Due to the Honda's unique Idle Stop feature, which cuts the combustion engine when the car comes to a halt, the Accord's dual-zone climate-control system is also hybridized. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. When we put the key in the ignition and turned the 3. The most surprising thing about the 2006 Accord Hybrid's performance is its relatively weak gas mileage. You glance in the mirror while stabbing at the wall outlet with the shaver plug to see a rumpled 47-year-old guy glancing back.
The recall began on July 1, 2015. For calendar year 2011, the 1994 Honda Accord and 1998 Honda Civic were the two most stolen cars reported in the U. Many manufacturers are still using the older standard of measurement. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 625,762. Honda's voice-controlled navigation unit is a joy to boss around. The 2006 Honda Accord Hybrid rewrites the hybrid-car playbook in more ways than one.
And then--blink--you're also a guy with a big,… Until now, hybrid automobiles have been driven by a thirst for fuel economy, in a green movement spearheaded by the purpose-built Honda Insight and original Toyota Prius. This has to be one of the best factory-installed, voice-activated navigation units on the market. While the car temporarily hibernates, a light in the instrument panel marked Auto Stop flashes green--a somewhat superfluous notice, as most drivers will be able to surmise that the car has cut out from the sudden lack of engine noise. Exact mileage is determined by actual driving conditions. The affected vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrect passenger frontal air bag module that does not comply with the advanced air bag requirements.
Prolonged under-hood and power steering fluid temperatures may cause the power steering hose to deteriorate prematurely, resulting in cracks and power steering fluid leakage. When brought to life, however, the cabin starts to feel a bit more hybridized. Despite some programming glitches, with the destination in its sights, the Honda nav system's spoken voice directions are excellent. Designed in the energy-efficient vein of the Hybrid drivetrain, Idle Stop cuts the engine when the Accord comes to a complete stop with the car in drive mode and the brake depressed. This new method slightly reduces a vehicle's horsepower rating and torque due to more stringent testing procedures. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install a new heat resistant power steering hose, free of charge.
In our experience, the Hybrid performed competently on the highway, where it cruised at just more than 2,000rpm, but it did suffer from low-end lag and Hybrid jitters when accelerating from standing. Recall Date 2018-04-26 Description Honda American Honda Motor Co. Leather seats and premium interior accents greet the driver on entering the cabin of the 2006 Honda Accord Hybrid, the latter consisting of brushed-metal-looking plastic trim on the doors. Honda's numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O. Low-end performance on the 2006 Honda Accord Hybrid is sluggish in large part due to the car's Idle Stop system, an energy-saving feature that could use some refining for future models.
Honda will notify owners of these vehicles beginning on October 26, 2012, and will notify these owners again when parts are available so those vehicles can be brought to dealers for applications of the free remedy. A hybrid dual-zone climate-control system is also a nice touch. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. Unlike many automakers that launch a new car and leave it to molder for nearly a decade, Honda prefers to keep its vehicles fresh and competitive. In September 2012, Honda informed the agency that it was including an additional 573,147 vehicles including certain model year 2003 through 2007 Accord V6 vehicles.