The Honda Accord features a continuously variable transmission (or CVT) in place of the previous car's five-speed automatic transmission. CVT transmissions tend to be imperfect matches to four-cylinder engines, but is the 2013 Accord any different? And what else can you expect dynamically from Honda's all-star family sedan. To find out, the Honda Accord hits the Edmunds.com test track in this video to generate performance numbers. Acceleration was tested with 0-60 and quarter-mile tests, while braking was calculated using 60-0. Handling tests included a timed slalom and two trips around a skid pad to generate a lateral acceleration calculation.
Read the full Edmunds.com Honda Accord EX Road Test.