The new 2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT celebrates its 40 years by introducing a gas-hybrid model and adding a new mid-level trim, known as the Sports Special edition.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT OVERVIEW
These days more than 50 percent of vehicles purchased are crossovers and pickup trucks, still, midsize sedans are needed by car-makers. It is an all-new model which offers comfort, a variety of features, driving dynamics and many safety features that enhance the driving comfort. Moreover, it offers 2 door and 4-door body style. Both manual and automatic transmission are provided and there is an option of either four or six-cylinder engines.
Mostly, car buyers choose four-cylinder sedan consisting of LX, Sport, Sports Special edition, EX and EX-L models. Whereas the six-cylinder coupes are available in base, EX-L and touring form. It is one of the most fuel-efficient sedans and has an EPA rating of 48 mpg on a city highway. Moreover, it is mid-sized and refined, with affordable price. The car offers front-wheel drive and is less sporty. It is a must-to-drive car with large interior space, built on last year’s significant updates. The thing that makes it prominent is fuel economy, impressive acceleration, value, responsive and engaging drive and generous standard features. It has a coupe-like body.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT is a sensible choice for everyone with a polished package. It offers excellent packaging with top build-quality. Based on Accord sport, the sport special edition features heated leather seats with red stitching and special edition badging to outside. Accord faces serious competition with Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion, and Chevrolet Malibu which are all mid-sized sedans of the same category. But when it comes to EPA mpg, horsepower, acceleration, ride, interior and comfort, then HONDA ACCORD dominates in it.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT EXTERIOR
Exterior of the car has bolder grille design, redesigned tail-light and Honda sensing collision technology also. The design is sophisticated and car maker has designed it keeping the latest fashion in the mind. It has nice visibility and is immediately recognizable due to its unique exterior. The front side is bumpy to improve the balance and control. Power steering assistance is also featured.
The car model shares most of its features and specifications with its twin. The larger size of the car allows the car to carry four passengers easily along with their luggage. However, it does not mean that five cannot be accommodated, they can be adjusted easily. The blue tints to the front and back lamp along with label mark its electrical nature. Its front closely resembles that of compact Civic. The look is aggressive overall and it is fun to drive with sporty spoilers and low body kits.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT INTERIOR
Interior-wise, it is spacious. Cabin features large headroom and legroom space. The back seat is roomy too and seats are adjustable. Cargo volume is generous, about 15.5-15.8 cubic feet. It shrinks to 13.4 n coupe and 13.5 in the case of hybrid which is good figures. The on-road instrumentation is easy and controls are mixed, with a simple array of labeled buttons and dials, along with a large infotainment screen in the center of the dashboard. EX and higher models have push button audio controls for the touch screen infotainment system too. The infotainment system supports Apple Car-Play and Google Android Auto.
The styling is reserved and handsome yet more practical. The trunk space is 13 cubic feet and spacing is more generous on the back seat for adults. Furthermore, the front half of cabin of both coupe and a four-door car is same, with comfortable seats and pleasant materials. Premium quality material is used in the manufacture of a cabin. Wheels are operated through the steering-controls. The instrument panel is low and windows are widely expanded, so the cabin is much airy. There are two separate screens on high-specification models. In addition, the tail is wedge-shaped with side metal sheets that add more to its aerodynamics.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT ENGINE
The 4-cylinder engine uses direct-injection technology and produces 185 horsepower. Along with V-6, it can be used with a continuously variable transmission. The 2.4-liter combination of engines provides enough acceleration also with the ability to cop in every situation. The engine is quite potent. No hybrids have been tested yet.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT PRICE
The new 2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT price is roughly $300-$600 expensive than the last year model which is purely an industrial approach. There are no factory options available. So different versions have different prices and the destination fee charge is $835. Prices for its base models are: LX – $23,190; Sport – $25,250; Sport Special Edition – $26,250; EX – $26,565; EX-L – $29,655; EX-L V-6 – $31,730; Touring – $35,665. Prices for Coupes are: LX-S – $24,860; EX – $26,985; EX-L – $29,830; EX-L V-6 – $32,010; Touring – $35,210. Whereas, prices for Hybrids are: Base – $30,440; EX-L – $33,740; Touring – $36,790.
2017 HONDA ACCORD SPORT RELEASE DATE
It is released in July,2016 recently.