Honda Accord 2017 Review: Top-Performing and Family-Friendly Midsize Sedan

Feb 01, 2017 07:20 PM EST | BC Tabotabo

The Honda Accord 2017 is a practical vehicle that features a lineup filled with top performing and top-rated vehicles. It is affordable, comfortable, and remains relatively easy to drive.

Pros and Features. The interior of the car is very comfortable. The cabin is roomy and is filled with stylish materials. It has plenty of space and it is easy to get in and out of the vehicle.

It has a comfortable ride even on bumpy roads. The engines also have impressive acceleration and are fuel efficient. The Accord also has a fun and sporty handling, unlike most midsize cars.

Cons. The optional touchscreen is very frustrating to use. In addition, the driver aids are overly sensitive. Moreover, the car also has fewer luxury features than most of its rivals.

What's New? The 2017 Accord remains mostly unchanged. However, the Special SE is a new model.

Models. The front-wheel-drive Honda Accord 2017 is available in two body styles: the sedan and coupe. The Sedan comes in LX, Sport, Sport SE, EX, EX-L V6, and Touring. The Coupe is available in LX-S, EX, EX-L, EX-L, V6, and Touring.

The base LX is generously equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. It comes in six-speed manual transmission or CVT. It features 16-inch alloy wheels, climate control, and other tech features.

The Sport has more power, 19-inch wheels, and LED daytime running lights and fog lights. The Sport SE adds special edition badging and red accent stitching.

The Accord EX focuses more on extra amenities like a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, and remote ignition. The EX-L adds leather upholstery and other stylish upgrades. The EX-L V6 has a 3.5-liter V6 AT.

The Touring takes the EX-L V6 and adds features from the Honda Sensing package. It also has 19-inch wheels, LED headlights, automatic wipers, and a navigation system.

For the coupe, most of the trims are comparable to their sedan counterparts. However, the EX variants get 18-inch wheels and all AT coupes come with standard paddle shifters.

Verdict. The Honda Accord 2017 is versatile and there are a lot of different models available. It also has a classy look and is great as a family car. It is a wonderful car to own and should definitely be considered.

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