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Honda Accord 2017 sedan
Trim Shown: EX-L V6 NAV
The Accord is one of the better midsized sedans. It is well-equipped and competitively priced, and it performs well. It handles responsively, though the ride can be a bit choppy. It has a roomy and well-finished interior. The four-cylinder gets 30 mpg overall with its unobtrusive CVT. The 3.5-liter V6 is lively and refined, and gets a decent 26 mpg overall. But the infotainment system on EX and above versions is unintuitive. Standard automatic climate control is a nice feature, but the LX lacks a power seat. The Accord Hybrid has an EPA rating of 48 mpg combined. The previous-generation Hybrid operated smoothly, but sacrificed a lot of trunk space. Expect a redesigned Accord for 2018.

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

The latest Honda Accord stands out as a comfortable, roomy, and efficient midsized sedan that's nice to drive and easy to live with. While it doesn't have the pizzazz of some competitors, the four-cylinder Accord remains competitive in this class. Th...


  • Accomodating cabin with supportive seats and generous driving position
  • Provides an impressive mix of fuel economy and performance


  • Honda's strict options structure means you'd better like what they give you...and no complaining
  • LaneWatch side camera system is gimmicky and distracting; no conventional blind-spot monitoring system is available

Best Version to Get

Here are the major decisions you need to make when picking an Accord: Sedan or coupe? Most buyers get the practical sedan, but the Accord still offers a coupe, a rarity in this class. Sporty buyers note: the coupe is the only way to get the V6 engine with a manual transmission.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels

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Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 6-speed Automatic
  • CVT
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 2-liter 4 hybrid (212 hp)
  • 2.4-liter 4 (185 hp)
  • 2.4-liter 4 (189 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (278 hp)