Honda Accord: Carrying Cargo - Before Driving - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Carrying Cargo

Your vehicle has several convenient

Your vehicle has several convenient storage areas:

Glove box

Door and seat-back pockets

Roof-rack (if installed)

Center pockets

Console compartment

Trunk, including the rear seat when folded down

However, carrying too much cargo, or improperly storing it, can affect your vehicle’s handling, stability, stopping distance, and tires, and make it unsafe. Before carrying any type of cargo, be sure to read the following pages.

Modifying Your Vehicle
Removing parts from your vehicle, or replacing components with non-Honda components could seriously affect your vehicle’s handling, stability, and reliability. Some examples are: Lowering ...

Load Limits
The maximum load for your vehicle is 850 lbs (385 kg). See Tire And Loading Information label attached to the driver’s doorjamb. Label Example This figure includes the total weight of a ...

See also:

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Your vehicle has a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) used to register your vehicle for warranty purposes, and for licensing and insuring your vehicle. See the image below for the VI ...

TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System)
Instead of directly measuring the pressure in each tire, the TPMS on this vehicle monitors and compares the rolling radius and rotational characteristics of each wheel and tire while you are dri ...

Maintenance
This section explains why it is important to keep your vehicle well maintained and how to follow basic maintenance safety precautions. This section also includes instructions on how to read t ...