Used Honda Accord Tourer 2002 - 2008 review

Category: Estate car

Section: What is it like?

2002 - 2008 review
Honda Accord Tourer (02 - 08)
  • Honda Accord Tourer (02 - 08)
  • Honda Accord Tourer (02 - 08)
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What's the used Honda Accord estate like?

It's a big, slab-sided load-swallower. Its party trick is to pop open and raise its hatch when you press the remote plipper - great when your arms are full of parcels. The load bay is huge, and the seats drop at the click of a catch to leave a flat floor.

The cabin is a generous size, too, and even low-end models have pretty much all the kit you'd want. The driver's seat is comfortable.

Thick screen pillars, however, limit the view out, and a similarly poor view to the rear makes easing back into a tight space awkward. Find a car with parking sensors fitted - you'll need them.

All engines are lively and it's sharp to drive, if not the best in class. Safety kit includes multiple airbags, anti-lock brakes, traction control and even the option of auto-steer to keep you in lane.

However, it scored only four stars from Euro NCAP for protecting those inside - several rivals have a maximum five.