The 2008 Accord came in four-door sedan and two-door coupe body styles. For the 2013 model year, the Accord was offered in sedan and coupe forms, both with the same choice of engines. A crossover model known as the was offered between 2010 and 2015, and this Accord variant offered all-wheel drive as an option. Still, the V-6 is better. The Accord is the safe play; the mainstream sedan or coupe buyers buy when they lack the imagination and youth to buy something more daring. The seats are now better shaped, the materials used all seem higher quality and shape of the panels and controls both attractive and free of ergonomic hiccups and it feels roomier in every dimension.
And for the first time the wheel is adjustable for both tilt and telescope. Thanks for these clarifications though. In the four-cylinder ranks the competition is closer when equipped with manual transmissions which few of them are , but the five-speed automatic again gives an edge to the Honda. The Accord V-6 clearly outpaces the Camry V-6 in power and its automatic transmission has one more gear. This is the same 3. Manual transmission is standard, but buyers can opt for an automatic transmission.
The same applies if you want a higher-end audio system or leather trim. A sunroof makes the already spacious cabin feel larger while a leather-wrapped steering wheel and six-speaker audio system offer the driver smooth sounds and additional comfort. For those who enjoy the experience of driving, Accords are known for their firm ride, good handling, and responsive steering. I have my eye on a vehicle here for my daughter, but I got sick the day I wanted to go test drive. Door handles and side mirrors are black rather than body-colored.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. You can stick to the standard engine or upgrade to the 3. Alternatives There are a lot of contenders for your money in the mid-sized sedan category. As for other features, I don't know. Compared to its archrival the Toyota Camry, the Accord drives with slightly more verve, but glides with slightly less ease. The truth is the Accord has become spectacularly successful because it deserves to be spectacularly successful. Engine offerings included a 2.
How many comparisons tests has it won? And our guess is that in most acceleration contests, the Altima V-6 sedan would easily overwhelm the Accord V-6 sedan. We'll focal point on these fashions here. Use the appointment tools below to schedule a visit today or contact the dealership directly for more information. Thanks for these clarifications though. It may be that the Accord, for so long all things to all drivers, will from here on out find itself playing a tougher sales game against more targeted competition that keeps knocking off buyers at the margins until the mainstream itself is marginalized. Coupes drop about several mpg on the highway, and you may find slight differences in mileage between model years.
Until the early 1990s it was classified as a compact car, and in 1993 Honda revamped it and moved it into the mid-sized class. Also for the first time, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock control are standard across the range. Compared to the Passat the Accord looks cheap and almost incomplete — it lacks the delightful elements that make the Passat compelling. Very detailed, informative and well-written article! It also has its own slightly modified intake system a resonator is deleted that allows for some throaty roar. View the desk underneath for features. Priorities and budget Should you choose one as your next car, a used Honda Accord is unlikely to disappoint you. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter.
ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. When it comes to keeping the belted-in kiddies occupied during their rear seat sentence, no sedan has the potential to do it better than the Accord. Most of the switches that support that instrumentation have a high-quality, distinctly Honda feel. While the Accord V-6 matches the 3. The V6 models only come with an automatic. However, both the trims have almost the same legroom and cargo space.
Standard equipment for these trims includes three-point seat belts, front airbags, side curtain airbags, anti-lock braking system, driver's and front passenger's active head restraints, electronic brake distribution, tire pressure monitoring system, daytime running lights, child-proof rear door locks, and emergency trunk release. And the V-6 continues to operate on regular-grade fuel. The is only available with the base 2. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. How many Car and Driver 10Best lists has it been on? DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. While the Accord is no sports car, it provides a more engaging experience than some competing sedans.
But the mid-size segment the Accord competes in grows more competitive all the time and the Camry is hardly the only player. The new engine makes ten more horsepower than the 2. This is the lowest base-priced Honda. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. But yes, you mentioned other features right. Base-level Accords are quite well-equipped. Be Told extra at continental honda.