One of the longest-running and most successful nameplates sold in the U.S., the Honda Accord arrived in 1976, cleverly packaged and strong on value. Nine generations have followed, mostly to rave reviews and countless industry awards. The first Japanese car to be built in the U.S, the Accord has been produced in Ohio since 1982. While the current Accord is available only as a sedan, a variety of body styles have been offered over the years, including coupes and a station wagon during the 1990s. Over the years, the Accord has evolved from relatively simple, basic transportation to a sophisticated family sedan, with a choice of hybrid or conventional powertrains and a full complement of the latest safety and convenience features. With a longtime reputation for excellent reliability and resale value, the Accord remains a good choice whether you’re buying new or used.
Lower, wider, lighter and riding on a 2-inch-longer wheelbase, the 10th-generation redesign brought a more aggressive look, new turbocharged engines, and additional tech and safety features. The interior grew more spacious despite a slight reduction in overall length. A 192-horsepowe…