Honda Accord Wins Edmunds' Inside Line V6 Family Sedan Comparison Test

Honda Accord Wins Edmunds' Inside Line V6 Family Sedan Comparison Test


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Honda Accord Wins Edmunds' Inside Line V6 Family Sedan Comparison Test

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — December 12, 2007 — Inside Line, Edmunds.com's high-speed online car magazine, today announced that the 2008 Honda Accord won the latest comparison test of six-cylinder family sedans, which is described in full at http://www.insideline.com/honda/accord/2008/comparison-test-2007-2008-v6-family-sedans.html).

The Inside Line editorial team recently compared four fully loaded six-cylinder family sedans:

  • 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ (MSRP of $27,245 and Edmunds.com True Market Value® (TMV®) of $27,245), equipped with a six-cylinder, 252-horsepower engine and six-speed automatic transmission;
  • 2008 Honda Accord EX-L (MSRP of $30,895 and TMV® of $30,482), equipped with a six-cylinder, 268-horsepower engine and five-speed automatic transmission;
  • 2007 Nissan Altima 3.5 SE (MSRP of $32,560 and TMV® of $30,573), equipped with a six-cylinder, 270-horsepower engine and continuously variable transmission
  • 2007 Toyota Camry XLE V6 (MSRP of $31,619 and TMV® of $28,439), equipped with a six-cylinder, 268-horsepower engine and six-speed automatic transmission

"You can't go wrong with any of these sedans as they each have something to offer," says Edmunds' Inside Line Engineering Editor Jason Kavanagh. "The chart-topping evaluation score, strong feature content and value for the money gave the new 2008 Honda Accord the edge."

The 2007 Nissan Altima came in second place and impressed the editors because of its sporty feel and numerous features. The 2008 Chevrolet Malibu earned third place for its elegant styling and low price. The 2007 Toyota Camry took fourth place and was applauded for being powerful and well-equipped.

Vehicle Rankings from Comparison Test: V6 Family Sedans

  1. 2008 Honda Accord
  2. 2007 Nissan Altima
  3. 2008 Chevrolet Malibu
  4. 2007 Toyota Camry

To read the test and to get more information on the editors' evaluations and rankings, visit http://www.carspace.com/csGroups).

About Edmunds Inc. (http://www.edmunds.com/about/)
Edmunds Inc. publishes four Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value®, is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.

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