2017 Honda Accord vs 2016 Accord | Tewksbury, MA

2017 Honda Accord
2016 Honda Accord

2017 Honda Accord Sport SE

Engine:


2.4 L I-4

Horsepower:


189 hp

Torque:


182 lbs-ft

Fuel Economy:


26 city / 34 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

CVT Automatic

2016 Honda Accord EX-L

Engine:


2.4 L I-4

Horsepower:


185 hp

Torque:


181 lbs-ft

Fuel Economy:


27 city / 37 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

CVT Automatic

2017 Honda Accord vs 2016 Honda Accord: Which is Better?

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America has had a love affair with the Honda Accord for decades, and the 2017 model is the best one yet. Accord is perfect for drivers looking for upscale features, reliability, value and performance, whether you choose the 2- or 4-door model with a gasoline or hybrid engine. The 2017 Accord is distinguished by the Sport Special Edition. Now’s the time to shop for your Honda Accord, whether it’s a year-end 2016 model or a new 2017 vehicle. Whichever one you choose, you’ll own a car that will give you many years of reliable service.

2017 Sport Special Edition

The 2016 Accord Sport has been updated to create the 2017 Honda Accord Sport Special Edition, which upgrades the standard cloth seats to heated, red-stitched leather ones, and adds special badging. In addition, the Sport Special Edition gives you the great Sport trim features, such as 8-inch color display, dual zone climate control, 18-inch wheels, power driver’s seat, a 160W stereo system and rearview camera. Optional Honda Sensing comes with road-departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane-keep assist, lane departure warning and collision-mitigation braking.

Differences in Performance

The 2016 Accord EX-L sports a 2.4L engine delivering 185 horsepower, 181 lb-ft of torque, a 6-speed automatic transmission and 27 city/37 highway mpg. In contrast, the 2017 Accord Sport Special Edition is equipped with a 189 horsepower, 182 lbs-ft 2.4L I-4 i-VTEC engine returning 26/34 mpg fuel economy.

Differences in Features

The 2016 Accord EX-L also makes available the option of Honda Sensing, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, rain-sensing wipers and an upgraded 7-speaker, 360 W audio system, including a subwoofer. The 2017 Honda Accord Sport SE has a larger cargo volume of 15.8 cu.ft., larger wheel dimensions at 19-inches, 2 inches more in headroom for front passengers, a MP3 player jack, auxiliary input audio jack, and paddle shifters.

What Makes the Honda Accord Hyrbid Different?

For 2017, the Honda Accord Hybrid matches a 2.0L I-4 gasoline engine with a 124 kW AC synchronous permanent-magnet electric motor. The result is 49 city/47 highway mpg from a 212 horsepower package. If you’ve never driven a hybrid, you’ll be delighted by the instantaneous torque and hushed interior. In all other respects, the hybrid delivers handling and ride much like that found on Accord gasoline-engine models.


Our Honda dealership is a great place for all Honda models, including the 2016 and 2017 Accords. We offer an extensive inventory, low prices and stress-free shopping. Visit today to test drive the flagship sedan of the lineup, the remarkable Honda Accord.

* 23 city / 32 highway / 26 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 27 city / 36 highway / 30 combined mpg rating for CVT models. 26 city / 34 highway / 29 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT models. 21 city / 33 highway / 25 combined mpg rating for V-6 models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

* 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 27 city/37 highway/31 combined mpg rating for CVT models. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT models. 21 city/34 highway/26 combined mpg rating for V-6 models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

* 49 city / 47 highway / 48 combined mpg rating. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.