The 2017 Honda Accord is refreshingly appealing and is arguably among the cream of the best family sedans in its class. Some of the highlights include an available coupe body style, generous standard features, spacious and high-quality interior, feisty acceleration, and an exceptional handling and ride quality. The Honda Accord release date should be expected sometime in the middle of 2017.
As always, every time there’re news of a best-selling vehicle debut in the USA, there can be nothing short of excitement. For 2017, the thrill is set to be offered by none other than the Honda Accord. Once again, it receives a number of noteworthy add-ons and tweaks ranging from subtle exterior design cues to updated performance specs.
The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid is also updated and is set to go for sale this spring as a 2017 year model. Rumors allege it will offer improved fuel economy ratings pegged at around 49/47/48 mpg in the city/highway/combined in the city/highway/combined. Pricing is yet to be announced, but we don’t expect the Honda Accord Hybrid 2017 to deviate much from the $30,125 starting price of the previous model.
Three trim models will be offered for the new 2017 Honda Accord: Touring, EX-L, and base. Honda hopes the new model will significantly surpass the previous sales figures of around 14,000 models. And judging from the excitement it has aroused so far, it seems Honda dreams are indeed valid.
The exterior design of the Accord has received refreshed designs which are apparent on its rear and front fascia. All models get new wheel designs. The 2017 Honda Accord interior also comes with several updates on its technology front including an updated infotainment system, smartphone app integration features, and additional charging ports.
Despite the efforts Honda has placed on updating its Accord, the only improve an already “A” rated sedan. Furthermore, all the defining features of an Accord are available as well: composed ride quality, comprehensive feature set, high crash test scores, and impressive fuel economy.
You can however check what the competition offers for the purposes of having a holistic approach. Rivals include the Hyundai Sonata, 2017 Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry 2017, Volkswagen Passat, and Mazda 6 for 2017.
2017 Honda Accord Review of Trims
Its availability is provided in both coupe and sedan body configurations. Trims available for the Honda Accord 2017: Sport, EX-L, and EX. The sprightly configured Accord V6 is offered in Touring and EX-L.
2017 Honda Accord Redesign of Interior & Exterior
Some of the features offered for the Accord LX include charging ports, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, LED foglights and taillights, adaptive xenon headlights, sixteen-inch alloy wheels, Pandora internet radio, a six-speaker premium sound system, a rearview camera, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, cruise control, automatic dual-zone climate control, folding and reclining seats, an eight-inch infotainment display, a height-adjustable driver seat, and full power accessories.
The 2017 Honda Accord Sport offers a leatherette upholstery, a folding rear seat, nineteen-inch wheels, dual exhaust tips, power driver seat, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, additional options for the color palette, and a rear deck lid spoiler.
In addition to what the base model offers, the new Accord EX adds an upgraded six-speaker sound system, keyless entry and ignition, heated mirrors, seventeen-inch wheels, smartphone app integration, Honda’s LaneWatch blind-spot display, Siri Free Eyes voice command, HD and satellite radio, additional USB ports, an eight-way power driver seat, heated mirrors, and a sunroof.
All the models offered have the option of being outfitted with the Honda Sensing package. Also, there are dizzying options available for each trim model. Full specs should be expected on its release date.
2017 Honda Accord Engine Specs
The standard engine is a 2.4L four-cylinder rated at 185 horsepower and 181 lbs. feet of torque. producing 189 hp and 182 pounds-feet of torque is the Accord Sport model that gets the same engine displacement as the standard engine but comes with a less-restrictive dual exhaust.
Top trims including the 2017 Honda Accord Touring get the 3.5L V6, which has the capability of cranking out 252 lbs. ft. of torque and 278 hp.
Wheelbase: 109.3 in
Length: 192.5 in
Passenger volume: 103 cu ft
Cargo volume: 16 cu ft
Curb weight: 3295 lb
Top Speed: 125 mph
0-60: 7.0 sec
MPG: 23/34 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Still Night Pearl,White Orchid Pearl…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
2017 Honda Accord Release Date & Price
Availability for both the 2017 Honda Accord Coupe and sedan should be expected sometime in the middle of 2017 with the Accord Sedan price starting from $22,205, and $23,875 for the Accord Coupe.