Accord touring is a comfortable, well-behaved sedan that offers good fuel economy, a comfortable ride and engaging handling. The suspension is responsive, allowing the car to handle well. In the Sport SE model, the suspension replaces the former EX, and offers an enjoyable driving experience. In addition to the 2.0L gas engine, the car also offers a hybrid model.
Among the highlights of the 2021 Honda Accord are the new Sonic Gray Pearl paint, a new grille design, and an updated lower front bumper. Other changes include a new rear seat belt reminder feature, and updated adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist.
The standard Accord features a 1.5-liter turbo engine, which produces 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. Touring trims use a 2.0-liter turbo engine, which produces 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The Touring model comes equipped with solid doors and large seats.
Honda Accord Hybrid models get a combined rating of 48 miles per gallon. They are slightly below the Hybrid models of the Toyota Camry, which get a combined rating of 48 miles per gal. In city driving, the Accord Hybrid gets a rating of 44 miles per gallon.
The 2021 Honda Accord is offered in four trims: EX, Touring, Sport SE, and Sport. The Touring trim is a step above the EX, and adds blind-spot monitoring, a heads-up display, and rain-sensing wipers. It also comes with a power moonroof. The Sport SE model adds leather upholstery, four-way power front passenger seat, and heated front seats.
Accord LX 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl Turbo CVT)
Powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the Honda Accord is available with a CVT or 10-speed automatic transmission. The CVT is standard and will deliver 38 mpg on the highway. The 10-speed automatic is available on Sport, EX-L, Sport-L, Sport-L, Touring, and Turbo trims.
The 1.5-liter turbocharged Accord has a strong engine with 192 lb-ft of torque and 192 horsepower. It pairs with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) for smooth, responsive acceleration. Honda says the CVT is among the best CVTs on the market.
The Touring 2.0T has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. It produces 273 lb-ft of torque and 252 horsepower. Honda says it is a highly responsive drivetrain that improves cornering and handling abilities.
The Touring also offers a wireless smartphone charging pad, 12-speaker Bose stereo, and a 6.0-inch head-up display. The higher-end Touring trims also have LED low-beam headlights, a power tailgate, and a lane-keeping assist.
New Sport SE model replaces previous EX
Whether you are looking for a hybrid, front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the 2021 Honda Accord has something for you. There are three different powertrains: the 1.5-liter turbo, the 2.0-liter turbo, and the hybrid. These powertrains are available in LX, Sport, EX, and Touring trims. Each has its own set of features.
The 1.5-liter turbo produces 192 horsepower. It is mated to a 10-speed automatic. It also includes a rear USB port. Previously, a 6-speed manual was available, but it was discontinued. The 2.0-liter turbo produces 252 horsepower. It is mated to a 10-speed automatic.
The EX-L trim adds leather seats, a 10-speaker audio system, satellite radio, and a sunroof. It also features wireless Apple CarPlay. Previously, only EX models had the option of Apple CarPlay.
Sport and EX-L models are also available with a 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder. The 1.5-liter is rated at 29 city/35 highway/32 combined mpg.
The Honda Accord Sport features a composed chassis and precise steering. It is well equipped and a good choice for drivers looking for a compact sedan.
Accord’s suspension is engaging handling with a comfortable, well-behaved ride
Whether you’re in the market for a new family sedan or want a car that’s more athletic than the average sedan, the Honda Accord is a great choice. It’s comfortable, offers an engaging ride and offers a roomy interior, plus it offers plenty of standard features. The Accord is also available in a fuel-sipping hybrid model, and with the new model, you can get an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen.
The Accord’s interior isn’t as luxurious as some competitors, but the cabin is well-crafted and logically laid out. The cabin is also very comfortable, with plenty of soft-touch surfaces and real stitching. It’s also equipped with a variety of driver assist features, such as a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and a 10-speaker premium audio system.
The Touring model offers a nice selection of comfort and convenience features. You get an 8-inch infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen, a 115-volt outlet, SiriusXM radio, a rearview camera, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth, USB port, and Bluetooth audio streaming. Wireless charging is also available on the EX, EX-L and Touring models.