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2016 Honda Accord Sedan Overview

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The 2016 Honda Accord is redesigned for the new model year

2016 Honda Accord sedan

The 2016 Honda Accord sedan features a redesigned exterior and comes with a starting MSRP of $22,105. Besides offering excellent fuel efficiency and reliability, the Honda Accord sedan also offers the choice between two capable engines and it’s also available with a long list of advanced safety technology. The 2016 Honda Accord sedan competes in the same segment as the Toyota Camry, Hyundai Sonata, and Subaru Legacy.

The 2016 Honda Accord Sedan comes in six trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L (V6), and Touring.


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The 2016 Honda Accord sedan features a starting MSRP of $22,105

2016 Honda Accord sedan

What’s new for the 2016 Honda Accord?

The 2016 Honda Accord sedan features new exterior styling, as well as revised suspension dampers, which Edmunds says have improved the Accord’s ride quality. The 2016 Honda Accord sedan also offers its Honda Sensing package as a stand-alone option for the first time. Lastly, the new Accord’s 7-inch touchscreen is now compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, but that’s only for the EX and higher trims.

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The engine of the 2016 Honda Accord is good for 185 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque

2016 Honda Accord sedan

2016 Honda Accord Exterior

The 2016 Honda Accord has been restyled from front to back, with standard features like LED taillights, chrome trim, 16-inch alloy wheels, and a completely resigned front fascia. If you opt for the EX model, then you’ll receive additional features such as a sunroof, LED daytime running lamps, and 17-inch wheels. Exterior color options include Basque Red Pearl II, Champagne Frost Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Kona Coffee Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Obsidian Blue Pearl, and White Orchid Pearl.

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Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord LX

  • Integrated rear window antenna, One-touch turn indicators, Taillights with integrated LED bars, Chrome door handles, Chrome exhaust finisher, Projector-beam halogen headlights, Body-colored power side mirrors

Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord Sport

  • Adds to or replaces features on LX trim: Dual exhaust with chrome finishers, LED fog lights, Body-colored decklid spoiler, Body-colored side sills

Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX

  • Adds to or replaces features on LX trim: Smart Entry, One-touch power moonroof, Body-colored and heated side mirrors with integrated turn indicators, LED fog lights

Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX-L

  • Contains the same exterior features as the EX trim.

Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX-L V6

  • Adds or replaces features on EX-L trim: Hood struts, Dual exhaust with chrome finishers

Exterior available on the 2016 Honda Accord Touring

  • Adds to or replaces features on EX-L V6 trim: Rain-sensing wipers, Body-colored decklid spoiler, Body-colored side sills and parking sensors, LED headlights with auto on/off

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The 2016 Honda Accord comes standard with a 185 hp four-cylinder engine

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2016 Honda Accord Performance

There are two engine options available for the 2016 Honda Accord sedan. The 2016 Accord comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine good for 185 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The other engine option is a 3.5-liter V6 that pumps out 278 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. With the four-cylinder engine, buyers have the choice between a CVT automatic or six-speed manual transmission. With the V6 engine, the 2016 Honda Accord sedan is only available with a six-speed automatic transmission. It might be worth noting the four-cylinder engine equipped inside the 2016 Honda Accord Sport model features slightly more muscle, with its engine rated at 189 horsepower and 182 lb-ft of torque.

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The 2016 Honda Accord sedan features a chrome exhaust finisher

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2016 Honda Accord Efficiency

Fuel economy for the 2016 Honda Accord depends on the buyers’ choice of engine and transmission:

  • Equipped with the four-cylinder engine and six-speed manual transmission, the 2016 Honda Accord sedan yields an EPA-estimated 24 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
  • Equipped with the four-cylinder engine and CVT automatic transmission, the 2016 Honda Accord sedan yields an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 37 mpg on the highway
  • Equipped with the four-cylinder engine and CVT automatic transmission, the 2016 Honda Accord Sport sedan yields an EPA-estimated 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway
  • Equipped with the 3.5-liter V6 engine and six-speed automatic transmission, the 2016 Honda Accord sedan yields an EPA-estimated 21 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.

The 2016 Honda Accord sedan comes standard with a 17.2 gallon fuel tank.

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The 2016 Honda Accord features Dual-zone auto climate control

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2016 Honda Accord Interior

The 2016 Honda Accord sedan offers a roomy and stylishly designed interior. With seating for up to five passengers, the Accord sedan offers good leg room and the sedan also comes with 15.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity in its trunk. In addition, a 7-inch touchscreen is available that’s compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord LX

  • Dual-zone auto climate control, Center console with armrest and storage, Sunglasses holder, Floor mats

Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord Sport

  • Adds to or replaces features on LX trim: Leather-wrapped steering, Aluminum pedals, 60/40 split seating, Driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustments

Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX

  • Adds to or replaces features on LX trim: Lockable glove compartment, Push button start, HomeLink Remote System, 60/40 split seating, Driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustments

Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX-L

  • Adds to or replaces features on EX trim: Auto-dimming rearview mirror, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Leather-trimmed seating, Heated front seating with position memory

Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord EX-L V6

  • Contains the same interior features as the 2016 Accord EX-L

Interior available on the 2016 Honda Accord Touring

  • Adds to or replaces features on EX-L V6 trim: Illuminated steering wheel controls with Navi, Heated front and outboard rear seats

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The 2016 Honda Accord comes standard with Projector-beam halogen headlights

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2016 Honda Accord Safety

The 2016 Honda Accord sedan earned the best possible safety rating of five-stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2016 Accord also comes standard with a rearview camera and anti-lock brakes. In addition, every trim is available with the Honda Sensing package, which is a collection of advanced safety features such as road-departure mitigation, lane-keep assist, collision-mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control, and forward-collision warning.

Standard Safety Features

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering
  • Dual-stage airbags
  • Child-proof door locks
  • LATCH child safety system
  • Vehicle Stability Assist
  • ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, and Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Daytime Running Lights

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