Button Parade - 2008 Honda Accord Long-Term Road Test
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2008 Honda Accord Long-Term Road Test

2008 Honda Accord: Button Parade

January 28, 2008

Honda Accord Center Stack by Warren Clarke

When I first took a look at the Accord's center stack, I felt as if I'd clambered aboard the USS Enterprise, with no Mr. Sulu in sight to help me work the controls. Buttons, buttons and more buttons. A button parade

A cornucopia of button-ness. A white-hot button explosion.

But happily, the layout is pretty logical and intuitive, for the most part. I especially liked the doodad (1) that allowed me to alter the temperature setting of the climate control with a simple upward or downward nudge. My one very minor complaint had to do with the location of the "Mode" button, used to alter the flow of air into the cabin. It's found to the far right of the control panel (2), a good distance away from from the driver.

What do you think of the center stack layout? Thumbs up or thumbs down?

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor @ 7,168 miles


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