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I took my 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T for an oil change at my Honda dealership a few months ago and they said that my rear brake pads were starting to get a little low and my car only has 11700 miles on it. I do 50/50 city driving and highway driving. I was not expecting to hear that with such a low amount of miles on my car. I usually get around 30-40000 miles on my cars before I have to change the brake pads. Is this a normal amount of wear on my pads? I had 5 accords before this and I never had brake pads go this quick.
 

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Normal is dependent on how you drive. If gone through brakes in 10k miles before, and 60k. If you have been driving hard then that's very possible. It's very easy to see the rear pads look at them yourself see how much is left.
 

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yea this was the case for me as well. at around 16k, my rear pads had like half the life of the front of pads. it has to do with how the brake system prioritizes rear brakes to avoid the front dipping during braking. i think also in general the rear brake system is under engineered which is why we see accelerated brake wear in the rear. i dont think it should be going as fast as they are. i replaced rear pads myself which was honestly not that hard. im at 23k and theyre still doing well and my front pads barely seem to have any wear. its strange.
 

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Another reason for the rear brakes to be wearing more than the front is the regenerative braking system. Since we have front wheel drive a lot our front braking is coming from the regen system and not the brake pads. Still 11700 seems to be awfully low.
 

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Same unusual wear occurred with my rear pads and then I realized that I use the ACC quite often. I noticed that the braking when the car encounters a slower vehicle is applied by the rear brakes, not the fronts. When I say I use the ACC often, I mean often. I'm not that far from a major US city and travel on expressways primarily. You can only imagine how often the car 'brakes' by itself. This is the first Honda I've ever had where the rear pads wore out so fast. ACC is to blame folks, think about it.
 

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I took my 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T for an oil change at my Honda dealership a few months ago and they said that my rear brake pads were starting to get a little low and my car only has 11700 miles on it. I do 50/50 city driving and highway driving. I was not expecting to hear that with such a low amount of miles on my car. I usually get around 30-40000 miles on my cars before I have to change the brake pads. Is this a normal amount of wear on my pads? I had 5 accords before this and I never had brake pads go this quick.
I took my 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T for an oil change at my Honda dealership a few months ago and they said that my rear brake pads were starting to get a little low and my car only has 11700 miles on it. I do 50/50 city driving and highway driving. I was not expecting to hear that with such a low amount of miles on my car. I usually get around 30-40000 miles on my cars before I have to change the brake pads. Is this a normal amount of wear on my pads? I had 5 accords before this and I never had brake pads go this quick.
Check your brake fluid level. If it's low it's possible you might need brake pads. But that's very low mileage to be changing brake pads. Seems to me the dealership is looking to take your money.
 

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The original brakes on my 2018 Accord Touring 1.5 needed to be replaced around 2,500 miles. Like you, I normally get 10 - 20 times that with my other vehicles. I replaced them with aftermarket pads. Brakes are still good at 20K miles.
 
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