The Honda Accord remains a significant player in the mid-size sedan market, ranking as the third best-selling Honda car in North America last year, just behind the CR-V and Civic.
The 11th-generation Honda Accord boasts some exciting updates, with a longer length of 195.7 inches and a slightly wider rear track, but overall, the dimensions remain similar to its predecessor.
One of the most significant changes is the introduction of a clever hybrid powertrain, featuring a 2.0-liter naturally aspirated direct-injection four-cylinder engine running on the Atkinson cycle, This vehicle produces a total of 204 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque.
The hybrid powertrain primarily uses the internal-combustion engine The generator can not only charge the battery, but also power the front wheels. in certain situations, while most of the time, the wheels are powered by an electric motor.
With the hybrid powertrain's electric motor contributing ample torque, real-world performance should be impressive, making the Accord a fuel-efficient and peppy option for daily driving.
Honda has updated the base engine, a 1.5-liter turbo four, with a new catalyst, direct-injection system, stiffer crankshaft, and oil pan, resulting in smoother performance and better emissions.
The 1.5-liter turbo four engine continues to produce The car has 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. with a standard CVT gearbox.
vThe hybrid powertrain is standard on Sport, EX-L, Sport-L, and Touring trims, while LX and EX trims are equipped with the 1.5-liter turbo engine.
All Honda Accord models are equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, with LX and EX trims featuring a 7-inch infotainment screen, while higher trims get a larger 12.3-inch screen and a digital gauge cluster.
With Honda anticipating that 50 percent of Accord sales will be hybrid models, the 2023 Accord is expected to continue its reputation as an enjoyable and efficient mid-size sedan, offering a stiffer chassis and suspension upgrades for an even better driving experience.