The 2018 Honda Accord is bound to be a popular seller, as always, and pricing has just been released for this all-new family sedan. Pricing has gone up by a little bit, but more standard features help justify the extra cost.
The new Accord has a lot of different configurations for the 2018 model year (except there are no V6 or coupe models anymore), but starting at the entry-level LX sedan with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 192 horsepower, 192 pound-feet of torque, and a CVT, pricing starts at $24,445 (all pricing includes an $875 destination fee) in the U.S. Fuel economy for this model is rated at 30 mpg city, 38 highway and 33 combined. Standard features include multi-angle rearview camera, LED daytime running lights, Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver assistance features like adaptive cruise control, auto high-beams, dual-zone automatic climate control, capless fuel filler, active noise cancellation, and more.
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Stepping up to the Sport model, which is available with a six-speed manual transmission (26 mpg city, 35 highway and 30 combined), will cost drivers $26,655 and a CVT is a no-cost option (29/35/31 mpg). Extra features include LED fog lights, chrome exhaust finishers, a decklid spoiler, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, sport pedals, 12-way power driver seat, 2.5-amp USB port, an upgraded audio system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an upgraded 8-inch touchscreen, and more.
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The EX trim level with the CVT will cost $28,345, while EX-L with the CVT costs $30,845. Additional features included are blind-spot monitoring with cross traffic monitoring, moonroof, active shutter grille, smart entry with walk-away automatic locking, heated power side mirrors and more. From there, adding navigation will bring drivers up to $31,845, and the top Touring with CVT model will cost $34,675. EX models should sticker in at 30 mpg city, 38 highway, and 33 combined, while the Touring model is rated at 29 mpg city, 35 highway, and 31 combined. Touring models add adaptive damping, automatic tilt-down side mirrors for reversing, ventilated front seats, mobile hotspot capability, wireless phone charging, NFC communication, a compass, a head-up display, and more.
If drivers want a bit more power, they can also upgrade to a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Pricing for this engine starts at $31,185 whether they want a six-speed manual or a 10-speed automatic. Fuel economy hasn’t been announced for the 2.0L model, but stepping up to the EX-L trim will cost $32,845 and adding Navi to that brings the cost up to $33,845. Topping out, the 2018 Honda Accord Touring with the 2.0L engine and 10-speed automatic will cost $36,675.
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