Facts about Honda Accord Sedan Car. The Honda Accord Sedan is a top selling mid-sized car. The Honda Accord Sedan is larger than the Honda Civic.
History of Honda Accord Sedan Car
The Honda Accord was originally a compact car when it came out in 1976, replacing the Honda 1300. The second generation of the Honda Accord came out in 1982, and the third generation in 1986. The third generation of the Honda Accord included a 3 door shooting break version that was later discontinued because the Accord Coupe was more popular.
The Honda Accord upgraded to a mid-size car in 1989 in the fourth generation of the vehicle. The car was split into two models, a sedan and coupe, at that time.
The fifth generation of the Honda Accord came out in 1994. The sixth generation rolled out in 1994. The seventh generation came out in 2008. The ninth generation came out in 2013, which included the Honda Accord plug in hybrid.
Design of Honda Accord Sedan Car
The Honda Accord Sedan is distinguished from the coupe by being a 4 door, versus the 2 door coupe.
The Honda Accord main line Sedan is a fuel efficient gasoline driven car, built on the FF layout. There are hybrids versions of the vehicle, as well as a Honda Accord Coupe.
The Honda Accord Sedan is available with a CVT transmission, though this increases the price of the car.
Configuration levels for the Honda Accord Sedan are the LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring.
The standard engine for the Honda Accord Sedan is a 185 horsepower 2.4 liter four cylinder engine. The LX trim line comes with dual zone climate control, security system, remote entry, power mirrors, cruise control, USB audio interface, antilock brakes, a rear view camera, brake assist, and tire pressure monitoring.
The Sport configuration has a 4 HP more powerful engine, leather wrapped steering wheel, telescopic steering column, fold down rear seat, map lights, exterior temperature indicator, rear deck spoiler, and fog lights.
The EX trim line comes with lane watch (lane monitoring), the smart entry system, drive by wire throttle system, active control system, upgraded MacPherson strut front suspension, and multi-link rear suspension. The EX-L has a power driver’s seat and satellite navigation system. The Touring system adds a high resolution control screen, adaptive cruise control, push button start, more speakers in the sound system, turn indicators built into the side mirrors, LED brake lights, and more dynamic rearview cameras.
Performance of Honda Accord Sedan Car
The Honda Accord Sedan gas powered version gets up to 27 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway. The EPA rates it as 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. The Honda Accord hybrid gets 50 miles per gallon in the city and while the plug in electric uses no gasoline but is not available nationwide.
The Honda Accord Sedan has a top speed of 126 miles per hour. The 2015 Honda Accord Sedan goes 0 to 60 in 6.6 seconds.
Rivals of Honda Accord Sedan Car
Rivals to the Honda Accord Sedan are Mazda 6, Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry, Volkswagen Passat, Nissan Altima, Subaru Legacy, and Hyundai Sonata.
Trivia about Honda Accord Sedan Car
The Honda Accord was the top selling Japanese car in the US from 1982 through 1997.
The sedan version of the car is barely classified as a mid-size car, pushing the upper limits of the EPA’s definition of a full size car (based on interior space) while the coupe version is still rated as a mid-sized car.
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