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Honda Accord 2014 sedan
Trim Shown: Sedan EX-L V6
The basic four-cylinder Accord is among the top ranked family sedans. It rides and handles well, has a roomy and well-finished interior, and gets and impressive 30 mpg overall with its unobtrusive CVT. The 3.5-liter V6 is lively and refined, and with the six-speed automatic gets a very good 26 mpg overall. The Hybrid model gets 40 mpg overall and operates smoothly, but it doesn't ride or handle as well as other Accords. A Plug-in version available in some states has a claimed electric range of 13 miles. Higher end models have had problems with the touch-screen infotainment system.

See Reliability page for the latest 2014 Honda Accord recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available, standard from 2003. Side air bags available from 2000, standard from 2005. Head protection air bags available from 2003, standard from 2005. ESC available from 2006, standard from 2008. FCW optional from 2013, AEB optional from 2016.

Road Test

This version of the Honda Accord stands out as a comfortable, roomy, and efficient midsized sedan. It's also nice to drive and easy to live with. When matched with the smooth continuously variable transmission, the standard Accord's 2.4-liter four-cy...


  • The cabin is very accommodating, with supportive seats and generous driving position
  • An impressive mix of fuel economy and performance


  • The LaneWatch side camera system is gimmicky and distracting; no conventional blind-spot monitoring system is available

Best Version to Get

To get the best feature set at a reasonable price, consider the EX version. And most buyers should be pleased with the four-cylinder engine.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels

In most cases, automotive warranties are based on the vehicle identification number (VIN), and the warranty will be valid regardless of ownership. The dealership can tell you exactly how much warranty is left.

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Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • 1-speed Direct
  • CVT
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 2-liter 4 hybrid (196 hp)
  • 2-liter 4 electric (196 hp)
  • 2.4-liter 4 (185 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (278 hp)