The invigorated Honda Accord for 2017 should be expected to come adorned with powerful and efficient engines, an available coupe style, top-notch interior, exceptional handling and ride balance, tons of standard features, and an impressive acceleration. Its release date, according to well-informed sources, should be expected sometime next year.

Some of the novelties to expect include a revised suspension tuning, an Android Auto and CarPlay functionality, new LED headlights, 60/40-split rear seat, and an updated exterior styling details. Already, the new Accord is making headlines across America as it is one of the bestselling vehicles, and which is the subject of a refresh.

The vehicle returns for 2017 with noteworthy additions and updates that will offer buyers the excellent recipe for the best available sedan on the market. Exterior wise, the vehicle comes with restyled rear and front fascias, LED foglights, grille, and the bumper. The upgrades and novelties continue under its skin where both CarPlay and Android soft wares have been integrated to create an interface that mimics your smartphone.

As should be expected, the Accord doesn’t disappoint when it comes to performance tweaks, which include a composed ride, comprehensive feature list, high crash test scores, responsive handling, and robust engines. Additionally, the vehicle further solidifies its position with its reputation for trouble free ownership and solid build quality. However, the vehicle isn’t the only vehicle that debuts featuring the latest technological tidbits. Others include Toyota Camry, 2016 Mazda 6, and the Hyundai Sonata.

Exterior Updates & Interior Changes – 2017 Honda Accord

The vehicle should be expected to come in four variants: the base LX, Sport, EX, and plush EX-L trims. Furthermore, the 2017 Honda Accord will be made available in either coupe or sedan forms. Moreover, opting for the 3.5L V6 engine should get you a choice of two trims: the EX-L and the top-of-the-line 2017 Honda Accord Touring.

Expect the base 2017 Honda Accord LX to come fitted with a 7.7” touchscreen display, a USB port, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, full power accessories, telescopic-and-tilts steering wheel, a CD player, Pandora internet radio, automatic climate control, 16” alloy wheels, folding rear seats, and height-adjustable driver seat.

The 2017 Honda Accord Sport gets a 60/40-split folding rear seats, a leather wrapped steering wheel, Continuously Variable Transmission system, LED daytime running lights, leatherette bolsters, dual exhaust tips, cloth upholstery, 19” wheels, two way power lumbar, and an aft deck lid spoiler.

2017 Honda Accord rear

Expect the 2017 Honda Accord EX to come with everything the Sport offers plus a 7.7” touchscreen display, Siri Eyes Free voice command functionality, heated exterior mirrors, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, 17” wheels, Honda’s LaneWatch blind spot display, keyless entry, premium audio system, keyless ignition, a sunroof/moonroof, and LED foglights.

Moving closer to the top of the trim ladder is the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L model that builds on what the EX and adds auto-dimming aftview mirror, shift paddles mounted on the steering wheel, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, a premium audio system, four-way passenger seat, driver seat memory functions, dual exhaust tips, and power folding mirrors.

As for the King of the Accord trim jungle – 2017 Honda Accord Touring, expect it to come fitted with a rear deck lid spoiler, LED headlights, 19” wheels, LED headlights, a navigation system, outboard heated rear seats, rear parking sensors, and automatic wipers.

2017 Honda Accord interior

2017 Honda Accord Engine Specification

Most of the 2017 Honda Accord trims come fitted with a 2.4L 4-cyl engine and a FWD system. The engine is able to crank out 185 hp and 181 pounds of torque. However, the sport ups the output with its less restrictive dual exhaust boosts which enables it achieve additional 4 horsepower and 1 pound of torque.

The EPA estimates for the CVT equipped trims stand at 27/37/31 mpg in the city/highway/combined and 26/35/30 mpg for the Sport trim. Those with the manual transmission system stand at 23/34/27 mpg.

Producing 278 horsepower and 252 pounds of torque is the available 3.5L V6. Its EPA fuel economy ratings stand at 21/34/26 mpg when fitted with the conventional 6-speed auto.

2017 Honda Accord grille

Date Of Release & Price – 2017 Honda Accord

We should expect the vehicle to debut sometime next year. The base 2017 Honda Accord price should start from an MSRP of $22,105.

2017 Honda Accord side

2 COMMENTS

  1. I should hope that the new Accord doesn’t have the “Open fish mouth” look in the front of the car that’s deemed as “fashionable” or “aggressive” these days. At least, for the time being, until which time the auto critics evaluate it as “so yesterday…”

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