2017 Honda Accord
- Cabin is roomy and filled with stylish, soft-touch materials
- Ride is comfortable on bumpy roads and on the highway
- Engines provide impressive acceleration and fuel economy
- Fun and sporty handling for a midsize car
- Optional touchscreen interface is a source of constant frustration
- Driver aids are overly sensitive, especially frontal collision warning
- Fewer available luxury features than some in its class
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Which Accord does Edmunds recommend?
Edmunds' Expert Review
Overall rating4 / 5
Building on last year's significant updates, the 2017 Honda Accord should appeal whether you're prioritizing interior space, fuel economy, value or even an engaging driving experience. Read on to learn more why the Accord is a must-drive if you're shopping for a midsize sedan or coupe.
Following some notable revisions last year, the 2017 Honda Accord is essentially a carryover model, and an aging one at that, considering Honda last gave its Accord a full redesign for the 2013 model year. Even so, most of the midsize sedan segment is still playing catchup. The current Accord is arguably Honda at its finest. It scores highly in just about every category, and unlike many rivals, it's a genuine pleasure to drive. If you're looking for a family sedan that does it all, or perhaps a sporty yet still roomy coupe, the 2017 Accord's across-the-board excellence simply cannot be ignored.
Trim levels & features
The front-wheel-drive 2017 Honda Accord is available in two body styles. Sedans come in LX, Sport, Sport Special Edition (Sport SE), EX, EX-L, EX-L V6 and Touring trims. Coupes are available in LX-S, EX, EX-L, EX-L V6 and Touring trims. Upgrading from one trim to the next gets you more features, and we think the associated price bumps are appropriate given the upgrades you get. A suite of advanced safety systems called Honda Sensing is available on all trims except Touring (where it's standard), but our lackluster experiences with this system make it difficult to recommend.
Starting with the sedans, the base LX is quite generously equipped and powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine (185 horsepower, 181 pound-feet) paired to a six-speed manual transmission or continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Feature highlights include 16-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7.7-inch central display (not to be confused with the touchscreen that's added on higher trims), Bluetooth, a rearview camera, a height-adjustable driver seat, a one-piece folding rear seat and a four-speaker sound system.
Opting for our favorite, the Sport, gets you a bit more power (189 hp, 182 lb-ft), 19-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights and foglights, cloth seating with imitation-leather bolsters, a power driver seat, a 60/40-split folding rear seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel (with shift paddles if the automatic transmission is specified).
The Sport Special Edition is very similar to the regular Sport, but it adds special-edition badging, heated front seats and leather seats with red accent stitching.
The Accord EX also builds off the LX, but it focuses more on extra amenities than sportiness, adding 17-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights and foglights, heated mirrors, a sunroof, keyless ignition and entry, remote ignition (with the automatic transmission), the power driver seat,Honda's LaneWatch blind-spot camera system, a six-speaker sound system with a 7-inch touchscreen interface (the standard 7.7-inch display remains as well) and satellite and HD radio. Also standard is smartphone app integration via HondaLink (with smartphone-enabled Aha radio features), Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
The EX-L trim comes with the CVT and adds leather upholstery, driver-seat memory functions, a power passenger seat, heated front seats, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and an upgraded seven-speaker sound system. As its name suggests, the EX-L V6 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 (278 hp, 252 lb-ft) matched to a six-speed automatic.
All of the above trims can be outfitted with the Honda Sensing package, which includes adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning and mitigation. A navigation system is optional for the EX-L and EX-L V6.
The range-topping Touring takes the EX-L V6 offerings and adds the features from the Honda Sensing package as well as 19-inch wheels, LED headlights (with automatic high-beam control), automatic wipers, front and rear parking sensors, a rear decklid spoiler, heated outboard rear seats and the navigation system.
For the Accord coupe, the base LX-S trim is similar to the LX sedan but adds 17-inch wheels and the six-speaker audio system. The coupe's EX, EX-L, EX-L V6 and Touring trims are also comparable to the sedan's in terms of equipment, though every EX variant gets 18-inch wheels (the Touring gets 19s). Note that all automatic-transmission coupes include standard paddle shifters.
Noise & vibration4
Ease of use3
Getting in/getting out4
Child safety seat accommodation4
Audio & navigation2
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Features & Specs
Our experts’ favorite Accord safety features:
- Forward Collision Warning
- Warns you when you are approaching the vehicle in front too quickly.
- Collision Mitigation Braking System
- Helps prevent collisions by working with forward collision warning and automatically applying brakes if no driver intervention is detected.
- Honda LaneWatch
- Reveals vehicles in the passenger-side blind spot by activating a rear-facing camera and displaying the image on the central touchscreen.
2017 Honda Accord for Sale
2017 Honda Accord Overview
The 2017 Honda Accord is offered in the following submodels: Accord Sedan, Accord Coupe. Available styles include LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), Sport Special Edition 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), Touring V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), EX-L V-6 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), EX-L w/Navigation and Honda Sensing 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), Sport w/Honda Sensing 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX w/Honda Sensing 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX-L V-6 w/Navigation and Honda Sensing 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), Sport Special Edition 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M), Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M), EX 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT), LX-S w/Honda Sensing 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT), LX w/Honda Sensing 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX-L V-6 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6A), LX-S 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT), Touring V-6 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6A), EX-L 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT), LX-S 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 6M), LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M), EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M), EX 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl 6M), EX-L V-6 w/Navigation and Honda Sensing 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6A), EX w/Honda Sensing 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT), EX-L V-6 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M), and EX-L w/Navigation and Honda Sensing 2dr Coupe (2.4L 4cyl CVT).
What do people think of the 2017 Honda Accord?
Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2017 Honda Accord and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2017 Accord 4 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2017 Accord.
Edmunds Expert Reviews
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What's a good price for a New 2017 Honda Accord?
2017 Honda Accord EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT)
The 2017 Honda Accord EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $29,695. The average price paid for a new 2017 Honda Accord EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) is trending $3,800 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $3,800 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$25,895.
The average savings for the 2017 Honda Accord EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) is12.8% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
We are showing 1 2017 Honda Accord EX-L 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.
2017 Honda Accord Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT)
The 2017 Honda Accord Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $26,090. The average price paid for a new 2017 Honda Accord Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) is trending $4,819 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.
Edmunds members save an average of $4,819 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$21,271.
The average savings for the 2017 Honda Accord Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) is18.5% below the MSRP.Available Inventory:
We are showing 1 2017 Honda Accord Sport 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.
Which 2017 Honda Accords are available in my area?
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Should I lease or buy a 2017 Honda Accord?
Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.