Its going to vary from every person about which accord is THE Best accord since everyone has their own personal nicks of what their cars should have.
So far I've driven a 92 coupe, a 97 sedan (1week =/), 98 sedan, and now an 07 sedan all are I4.
With the 92 coupe, cabin space is plenty and there were hardly any blind spots! Steering was awesome since I could feel
the road while driving. Had headers and a SRI so it roared liked a best. Down side, paint was c**** faded easily, then again it was a used car. Steering wheel shook like no other, im assuming motor moments.
97 Sedan, I love the appearance of this car. I had fantasies of JDMing it out, with inspires and all that. I only had this car for a week because the master cylinder was leaking like a faucet, but the owner claimed nothing was wrong... Really now... brake pedal to the floor... car still inchin up....
So i returned it. I heard its a common problem for the MC to give way for that year. Last gripe is the tail lights expand into the trunk area =/
98 Sedan, My luck isnt really great with accords it seems, because the problem i had with this car was a permanent negative rear camber. But its probably just MY car. Other than that, great acceleration, had some good sumitomo tires, and it handled turns like it were on tracks. No suspensions upgrade what so ever. Cabin space is plenty also. Pillars got a little bit bigger so there may be some blind spots. Gas mileage is wonder! Trunk space is sooo much bigger compared to the previous 2.
07 Sedan. Recently got this certified, once i got into the car i immediately noticed that cabin space is definitely feels more confined in the front with bigger pillars, more slanted front and rear windows, so more blind spots. Rear seating is very spacious compared to the front. Big big difference, no wonder they call it a family sedan. I also like the center console, since it now has a door, and you can finally stash your valuables in less than a second. MPG isnt as great as the 98, but maybe because i have a lead foot =/. Acceleration is lot more responsive than all the others, but the steering decreased a lot. Feels too loose IMHO, doesnt feel like im driving. And this car has a lot of understeer and oversteer if you like to take corners quick. Did i forget to mention that the trunk space just keeps getting bigger and bigger?
As for my choice of the year for the accords. I would pick the 07 since i need my car more for utility purposes than performance and joy reasons. And the 07 is more unique than all the accords with its triangle tail lights compared to the common rectangles.
Hope you do your research on whichever gen your getting. Accords ruleeee