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All 7th Generation Accords (2003-2007) are top rated in used car predicted reliability in Consumer Reports. That is, in every single year, they're all listed as a full red circle (meaning "Best Possible") for predicted overall reliability.
The 2007 model year is the best out of all of them, with a full red circle in ALL categories being evaluated, except for "Electrical System", which has a half red circle (4/5). This makes sense, as beyond simply being the newest, Honda had an entire model production run to improve manufacturing quality, and eliminate any bugs in the car that might have presented themselves earlier in the 7th Generation's existence. For pretty much any model car, the last year of that model's run is always your best bet in terms of reliability, thus, the 2007 Accord is a superb choice.
Overall, the 7th Generation Accord has been so reliable that there isn't a single rated trouble-spot area below a half red circle (4/5), except for the 2006 Accord, which has an empty circle (3/5) for "Electrical System".
In short, I wouldn't have any hesitation buying a used 7th Generation Accord from any year it was produced, just so long as it was well cared for and mileage is within reason. And if you can afford it, a 2007 is your best possible bet out of all of them.
The Camry sports a good record as well, although over the course of the previous model's run (2002-2006), it doesn't rate as well across the board as the 7th Generation Accord does. For that matter, the present model Camry doesn't rate as well as the 7th Generation Accord. Neither does the present model Accord!