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Honda Accord 2017 sedan
Trim Shown: EX-L with 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.

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...

Highs

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

Lows

  • 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.

Specifications

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty
  • Basic: 3 year/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Rust through: 5 year/unlimited
  • Roadside aid: 3 year/unlimited
Body Styles
coupe
sedan
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)

Ratings

Safety
Performance
Comfort / Convenience