2017 Honda Accord

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$22,455–$34,930 MSRP range

Key Specs of the 2017 Honda Accord

Accord base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    21-30 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    185-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
  • View more specs

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

Our Take

The good

  • Safety ratings, technology
  • Refined drivetrains
  • Gas mileage
  • Visibility
  • Many standard features

The bad

  • Firm ride in Sport, Touring models
  • Onerous touch-sensitive controls on some trims
  • Fewer luxury options than some competitors
  • Narrow extended cargo opening with backseat folded
2017 Honda Accord exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2017 Honda Accord

  • Accord Hybrid returns for 2017 model year
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto smartphone connectivity available
  • High-tech safety features available
  • Sedan or coupe
  • Four-cylinder or V-6 engine

2017 Honda Accord Road Test

Kelsey Mays

Editor’s note: This review was written in August 2015 about the 2016 Honda Accord, but little of substance has changed with this year’s model. To see what’s new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.

The changes for 2016 could fill a small book. The updated Accord looks different and, in many cases, drives differently; it also boasts new multimedia connectivity and optional safety technology that's available on all trim levels. Compare it with the 2015 Accord here.

Speaking of trims, the Accord sedan starts with the LX and moves up to the Sport, EX, EX-L (four-cylinder or V-6) and V-6-only Touring. Coupes have roughly parallel trims. I drove Sport and Touring versions in sedan form, but you can compare the whole group here.

Exterior & Styling

Honda could slap an Acura badge on the Accord, at least up front, and fool most observers. With an updated grille, new headlights and restyled bumpers, the 2016 Accord could fill in for a car from Honda's luxury division. A large chrome strip envelops the grille in decidedly Acura fashion, and Touring trims get restyled multiple-LED headlights that look cribbed from the "Jewel Eye" LEDs on a TLX or RLX. Maybe these are "Cubic Zirconia Eye."

How It Drives

In the Accord Sport sedan, new 19-inch wheels introduce some ride chop that's out of place in a segment of smoother-riding Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima and Ford Fusion sedans, especially ... Read more

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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.9)
Performance
(4.8)
Interior Design
(4.8)
Comfort
(4.9)
Reliability
(4.9)
Value For The Money
(4.8)

Latest Reviews

(4.0)

Hard to go wrong with a Honda

by Rush2112 from Connecticut on February 22, 2018

Have only owned for 3 weeks so hard to say anything negative. Although technically used, it was a dealer loaner car. CPO certified, and like new, but purchased for used car price Read full review

(5.0)

Most reliable car I have owned

by Roy from DE on February 21, 2018

I use this car for commute to work, This has been really great buy for me. I love new features by honda like honda assist, lane guidance etc. Read full review

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