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Parkers overall rating: 3.5 out of 5 3.5

Honda Accord Tourer running costs should not be unreasonably onerous. Although the Accord is more expensive to buy than the previous version, resale values should remain strong and for their power outputs, the engines are quite economical. Servicing won't be as expensive as the typical prices at rival premium dealers.

It's disappointing that the diesel version has higher carbon dioxide emissions than the previous version of the car, but overall Honda Accord Tourer emissions, including diesel particulates (soot particles) and nitrogen oxides, that contribute to localised pollution in built-up areas are far lower than before. CO2 emissions on the petrol engines with both manual and automatic gearboxes are lower than in the previous Accord.

The Japanese car maker has an excellent reputation for building robust cars, so there should be no major problems with Honda Accord Tourer reliability. The previous Accord regularly topped independent reliability surveys.

Estimated fuel cost per year

Fuel type Pence per litre Estimated cost per year *
Unleaded 128p £1,455 - £1,818 *
Diesel 131p £1,168 - £1,418 *

* The estimated fuel cost figure is based on an annual mileage of 10,000 miles and is a guide to how much this model will cost in fuel each year. It's calculated using the model's average MPG (calculated from both town centre and motorway driving) and the average fuel price from around the country. Actual fuel costs will vary based on driving style and road conditions.

Highest and lowest CO2 emissions

Engine CO2 emissions Road tax (12 months)
2.2 i-DTEC Diesel 143 g/km (Min) £160 - £200
2.4 i-VTEC Petrol 201 g/km (Max) £325

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £160 - £325
See tax rates for all versions
Insurance group 23 - 29
How much is it to insure?

Vehicle excise duty (VED) varies according to the CO2 emissions and the fuel type of the vehicle. For cars registered before 01 March 2001 it is based on engine size. For cars registered on or after 01 March 2001 the VED or road tax is based on the car's CO2 emissions.