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Honda’s ongoing Accord nameplate has always been a fan favourite and this year’s model is no different because Car And Driver gave it a full five-star rating. Making its way onto the publication’s 10Best Cars list for 20 years straight, the 10th generation Accord is once again a home run.

There’s plenty to like about the new accord and this year we’re gifted with two turbocharged four-cylinder engines and a hybrid variant, which will join the lineup on showroom floors early next year. The more affordable $26,655 Sport 1.5T trim is powered by a 1.5-liter turbo four delivering a respectable 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. If that doesn’t have enough punch to satisfy your needs, then perhaps a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four unit with 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque is more your style. Though the $31,185 price may seem a bit steep, one must remember where the engine came from, the notorious Civic Type R.

On a positive note, both engines are offered with a six-speed manual transmission. Even better are the no-cost automatic transmission options available; a CVT for the 1.5T and a new 10-speed automatic for the 2.0T.

Though this all sounds great, no car is perfect and the editor found the interior storage to be a bit lacking and visibility could be better, but those can be easily overlooked in favour of all the positives.
 

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It may not be the sportiest or comfortable sedan out there, but the Accord does it all and with an affordable price tag as well. What I don't see if the hybrids pricing; has that not been released yet?
 

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It may not be the sportiest or comfortable sedan out there, but the Accord does it all and with an affordable price tag as well. What I don't see if the hybrids pricing; has that not been released yet?
According to CarandDriver the estimated base price of 2018 Hybrid Accord is $28,000, which is affordable enough for me. What price were you expecting to see?
 

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According to CarandDriver the estimated base price of 2018 Hybrid Accord is $28,000, which is affordable enough for me. What price were you expecting to see?
Anyone who wants it for less isn't understanding the Accord. Any lower and they are dipping into Civic pricing. The Accord has always been competitively priced. With 9 generations preceding this one... Honda has the strategy down. All that's left is evaluating value.
 

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Was expecting around $30k actually, because the base price of $26,655 isn't that far off from the hybrid variant. $28,000 is more than reasonable considering how much more expensive other hybrids are compared to its pure ICE sibling.
 

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An Accord Sport 2.0T at invoice (about $28,500) is the best possible combination for this car IMHO. I looked at the Touring model but there really wasn't enough to sway me to spend another $6K give or take.

Great car Honda...great car.
 

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**** yes it is a home run. I once had a 2004 Acura TL and loved it for 11 years.

My new Accord Touring 2.0T would embarrass that TL. Inside, and out.

Thing looks feels and drives like a European performance sedan. My dad who grew up as an automotive engineer would call the Accord a real "sleeper." 0-60 in 5.5!!
 

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I had to have Nav. and I was Informed it wasn't available in Sport .. I Guess I personal could have gone with some other Devices , but Fully Integrated Nav is much better for the Wife ..

Now that said ; I do have some Issues with Honda's Thinking on this : First Up - Shift takes both Hands , so Why Not the Nav ?

Secondly Who the **** at Honda - Decided Place all Button so they were Driver Associated , where the Thinking ON That ? as Most People Touring or Traveling & Traveling with someone .
Let them Play with the Unit . . so that said Here Goes HONDA the Left / Right Seats Locations are Important ! the Smart Nav & Smart Head Unit itself - should have an

Option = Passenger or Driver Basis - then - It would Be Fully Engaging to allow them to Access for Moments of Change on the Fly - It Would Not be Distracting the Driver ,as the Mode
Would be Programed in ( MODE - Passenger or Driver Mode ) could only be Programmed in @ STOP - ( NOT the Designation ) - Hello !
 
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