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By Cars.com Staff
September 12, 2011
The 2012 Honda Accord remains relatively unchanged from the previous model year, when it received extensive updates. The Accord is offered in sedan and coupe body styles and has room for up to five people. Competitors include the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, Chevrolet Malibu and Ford Fusion.
New for 2012 For 2012, a USB port is newly standard.
Exterior Offered in sedan and coupe forms, the two Accord body styles share no body panels. Exterior features include:
Optional fog lights
16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers standard on sedan
16- and 17-inch alloy wheels available on sedan
17-inch alloy wheels standard on coupe
18-inch alloy wheels available on coupe
Interior The Accord's cabin treads closer to the domain of Honda's luxury brand, Acura, with its use of high-quality materials, good fit and finish, and an optional knob-based navigation system. Interior features include:
Seating for five
Standard cloth seats
Optional leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather seats
Standard features include air conditioning, cruise control, a CD stereo with an MP3 jack and a USB port, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel with audio buttons, and lighted vanity mirrors
Optional features include Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio and a premium audio system with a subwoofer
Under the Hood The front-wheel-drive Accord offers a choice of two 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines or a 3.5-liter V-6. Mechanical features include:
Manual or automatic transmissions available
Four-cylinder makes 177 horsepower in LX and SE sedans, 190 hp in LX-S coupe and EX sedans and coupes
V-6 makes 271 hp, and when paired with the automatic transmission, it includes Honda's Variable Cylinder Management, a fuel-saving cylinder-deactivation system
Performance-oriented V-6 coupe with the manual transmission doesn't get VCM
All engines run on regular gas
Safety Standard safety features include:
Side-impact airbags for the front seats
Side curtain airbags
Electronic stability system
All-disc antilock brakes
Active front head restraints
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