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2012 Honda Accord

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2012 Honda Accord
Available in 11 styles:  2012 Honda Accord 2dr Coupe shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

17–23 city / 26–34 hwy


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2012 Honda Accord 4.4 80
$ 10,099-18,123
September 12, 2011
Vehicle Overview

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.

Offered in sedan and coupe forms, the two Accord body styles share no body panels. Exterior features include:

  • Chrome-tipped exhaust
  • Optional moonroof
  • 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


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


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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