2017 Honda Accord review

The Accord is a well-known and reliable vehicle from Honda(I drive it), which was first introduced to the market in 1976 as a 1977 model year vehicle. This was constructed in the sedan body style and it was one among the most popular vehicle in Honda’s sedan lineup. The Japanese carmaker has used the same name for other global models, including wagons, coupes, and hatchbacks. In view of the fourth decade of Accord existence, Honda is going to launch the refreshed version of this model for the model for the next year. The new 2017 Honda Accord is expected to come with some notable changes to make it a powerful contestant against its class competitors, such as the Mazda 6, Hyundai Sonata, Volkswagen Passat, Toyota Camry, and the Ford Fusion.

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2017 Honda Accord Redesign

With the all available standard trims, Honda is going to add a new trim, the SE, with its latest model Accord.
The front part of the 2017 Honda Accord comes with some notable external elements that include a bold grille, aluminum hood, and LED headlamps(with daylight lamps), and fog lamps.
The base LX model will be equipped with a set of 16-inch alloy wheels, wearing P205/65 R16 95H sized all season tires with a set of T135/90 D16 102M sized tire as spare.
On the other hand, the EX-L V-6 and EX-L models will get a set of 17-inch alloy wheels, enclosed by P215/55 R17 94V sized all season tires with a set of T135/90 D16 102M sized tire as spare.
When comes to the Sport and the new SE trims, they come outfitted with a set of 19-inch alloy wheels, bounded by P235/40 R19 96Vsized all season tires with a set of T135/80 D17 103M sized tire as spare.

2017 Honda Accord side

The 2017 Accord will be released in nine body colors that include:
 Basque Red Pearl II.
 Crystal Black Pearl.
 Champagne Frost Pearl.
 Lunar Silver Metallic.
 Kona Coffee Metallic.
 Modern Steel Metallic.
 San Marino Red.
 Obsidian Blue Pearl.
 White Orchid Pearl.

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All trims come with a uni-body construction with MacPherson Strut suspension system in the front and Multi-Link suspension system at the back. When comes to brakes, all models will be equipped with power-supported brakes, with aerated disc brakes in the front and solid disc brakes at the back.
The new Honda Accord 2017 external dimensions are 192.5″ (L) x 72.8″ (W) x 57.7″ (H), with the wheelbase length of 109.3 inches. However, the curb weight of the new vehicle varies according to the models.

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New Honda Accord 2017 Interior

The all-new 2017 Honda Accord will be equipped with a well-designed cabin with loads of luxurious and comfortable features. It will have a more sitting space for five adults with all necessary comfort and safe ride.
While the new SE trim, Touring, EX-L, EX-L V-6 trims will be offered with leather-trimmed seats as standard, other models will be offered with these seats as an option. Some of the interiors feature available with the new model Accord include:
 10-way “on button” adjustment driver’s seat with the power lumbar support.
 Heated seats.
 Four-way power adjustment seat for the front passenger.
 Modifiable seat belt anchors in the front.
 Back center armrest.
 Fold-down back seatback.
When comes to equipment features, it comes equipped with the latest version of the infotainment system, navigation system, and a sound system with adequate speakers to offer an entertained ride to passengers.
Furthermore, new sedan have driver-assist technological features that include lane keeping assist system, Honda LaneWatch, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high beam headlamps.

2017 Honda Accord Interior

2017 Honda Accord Interior

Some of the active safety features available with the new Accord include:
 Vehicle stability assists with grip control.
 Electronic brake distribution.
 Anti-lock braking system.
 Brake assist.
 Tire pressure monitoring system.
 Multi-angle back views camera with active guidelines.
 Collision alleviation braking system.
 Daylight running lights.
 Road departure alleviation system.

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Honda offers its new vehicle with passive safety systems, as well, which include:
 Highly developed compatibility engineering body construction.
 SmartVent side airbags in the front.
 Dual-stage, compound-threshold airbags in the front.
 Three-stage seat belts.
 Side curtain airbags with the upset sensor.
 Three-point seat belts with the mechanical tensioning system in the front.
 Child-proof back door locks.
 Seat-belt reminder for the front passenger and the driver.
 Lower anchors and tethers for kids.

2017 Accord Sunroof

2017 Accord Sunroof

The cabin of the new Accord 2017 have same space as that one from the earlier model. The newly introduced Sport Special Edition(SE) trim comes with the front and back headroom of 39.1 inches and 37.5 inches respectively, legroom of 42.5 inches and 38.5 inches respectively. Also, a hip room of 55.6 inches and 54.7 inches respectively, and shoulder room of 58.6 inches and 56.5 inches respectively.
While the LX base model, Sport and the new Special Edition trims come with the passenger volume of 103.2 cubic feet, other models come with the passenger volume of 100.8 cubic feet. When comes to cargo volume, the LX base model, Sport, Sport-Honda sensing and the new SE trims come with the cargo volume of 15.8 cubic feet, whereas other models come with the cargo volume of 15.5 cubic feet. All models will be offered a fuel tank with the capacity of 17.2 gallons.

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Engine

This time, the 2017 Honda Accord will be offered with two different powertrains according to the models. As a result,
The LX, EX-L, SE, Sport and the Sport-Sensing trims come equipped with a 16-V DOHC, In-Line 4 powertrain with the capacity of 2.4 liters. This power unit is tuned to offer the different power output according to the models. As a result, the Touring, LX, and EX-L models will get the maximum of 185 horsepower at 6400 RPM, whereas other (Sport/Sport-Sensing)two models have 189 horsepower at 6400 RPM. Similarly, the torque output also differs according to models with this power unit. Consequently, the LX, and EX-L models would get the maximum torque output of 181 lbs per foot at 3900 RPM, whereas other two models would get torque output of 182 lb-ft at 3900 RPM.

2017 Honda Accord engine

On the other hand, the new Honda Accord 2017 Touring V6 and EX-L V6 trims would get their required power and torque from a V6, 24-V SOHC power unit with the capacity of 3.5 liters. Through this powertrain, the two models get the maximum power output of 278 hp at 6200 RPM and the maximum torque of 252 lb-ft at 4900 RPM.
The LX, Sport Special Edition(SE) and the Sport trims of the new Accord will be offered with a six-velocity manual transmission system as standard, and a Continuously Variable Transmission(CVT) system with the sport mode as an option. On the other hand, the EX-L model will be offered with the CVT system as standard.
Alternatively, the Touring and the EX-L V-6 trims will be offered with a six-velocity automatic transmission system as standard and there is no optional transmission system.

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Regarding fuel economy, models that come equipped with the manual gearbox offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 23, 32, and 26 mpg respectively, whereas with the Continuously Variable Transmission system the LX, and EX-L trims gearbox offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 27, 36, and 30 mpg respectively. The Sports and the Sport Special Edition trims offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 26, 34, and 29 mpg respectively with CVT system.

2017 Honda Accord rear

Base price and the date of release

All models of the 2017 Honda Accord are expected to hit the Honda dealerships during the last quarter of 2016. Regarding pricing, the base price of LX, Sport, and the SE trims will be $24,590, $27,100, and $27,590 respectively. The preliminary new Honda Accord 2017 price of EX-L-$30,390, EX-L V6-$33,890, Touring-$33,390 and Touring V6-$36,390.

New Honda Accord 2017 Pictures

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