2012 Honda Accord Sedan
There are 11 user reviews for the SE 5-Spd AT trim shown below
- Good fuel economy, good resale
- Very hard seats, road noise, wind noise, harsh ride, not comfortable
Purchased As New
I made a mistake trading in a car that I loved for one that I hate. It seems like a fine car in every way except one - the seat is small, hard, and it is causing me back and hip pain. Specifically, the bottom seat does not have sufficient cushion. The side bolsters on the bottom are too narrow. The front of the seat is too high in relation to the back. On the back of the driver's seat is a lumbar adjustment that presses into my back and never fully retracts.
These problems were not evident on the 10 minute test ride on smooth residential streets. That test ride along with my experience owning a 1993 Accord and 1998 Accord formed my decision. After owning the car I did research online and discovered I am not alone. (it turns up in Google). Some people add foam and install a seat cover. Some people take the seat apart to remove the lumbar mechanism. Some people install aftermarket seats. Some people trade in nearly brand new cars. This last option is one I'm contemplating after only two weeks of ownership....read morehide
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