Honda has announced the pricing for the all-new 2013 Honda Accord, which starts at $21,680 for the Accord LX and goes all the way up to $33,430 for the Accord Touring model.
According to Honda, the 2013 Accord adds thousands of dollars worth of standard features and technologies with average pricing across the sedan lineup increasing by less than $300. The price of the most popular Accord LX (4-cylinder) trim is up by only $200. Every new Accord is equipped with alloy wheels, and standard features now also include a rearview camera, an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, Bluetooth, USB/iPod integration, Pandora internet radio compatibility, SMS text message function, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system.
“The 2013 Accord excels in all areas with sophisticated design, a luxurious interior, world-class dynamic performance, class-leading standard features and legendary Honda quality, all at a tremendous value for the customer,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales, American Honda Motor Co. Inc., “2012 is the year of the midsize sedan, and the new Accord will once again solidify Honda’s position at the head of the pack.”
The 2013 Accord lineup is powered by either a 185 horsepower 2.4L (189 in the Sport) or a 278 horsepower 3.5L V6. Three transmissions are available, including the first-ever application of a continuously variable transmission (CVT) on 2.4-liter 4-cylinder models, a six-speed automatic on V-6 models, and 6-speed manual transmissions on 2.4-liter 4-cylinder models and the 3.5-liter V-6 Coupe.
Accord Sedan 4-cylinder models paired to the CVT have a 27/36/30 mpg city/highway/combined EPA fuel economy ratings (an increase of 3/2/3 mpg compared to the previous model) and the V-6 models achieve EPA fuel economy ratings of 21/34/25 city/highway/combined mpg (an increase of 1/4/1 compared to the previous model). According to Honda the new Accord is most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered vehicle in the V-6 midsize sedan class.
Stay tuned for our initial driving impressions of the new 2013 Accord later today.