Accord in the Market

A roomy cabin and decent gas mileage will earn the Accord a lot of buyers, but the traditional benefits of Honda ownership don't appear to be here in force. To wit: The current Accord gets merely average reliability marks, and its five-year residual values are midpack for the segment.

There are a lot of appealing options out there for family-car shoppers. Until Honda takes another shot at reimagining the Accord, its days as an automatic choice for a huge portion of family-car shoppers could be numbered.

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