Used Car: 2013 Honda Accord Review
Most reviewers said that the new-for-2103 Honda Accord is a decent midsize car, with many powertrain options and an upscale interior.
The 2013 Honda Accord is ranked:
The 2013 Honda Accord has a standard four-cylinder engine and an available V6. A six-speed manual transmission is standard with the four-cylinder, while an automatic is available. A six-speed automatic is standard on the V6-powered Accord. The base 2013 Accord gets up to 27/36 mpg city/highway, which is the best fuel economy in the Accord lineup, and good for the class. Most reviewers reported that the base Accord feels quick, while the V6 model earned praise for its strong power. Some critics called the Accord’s steering numb, but most agreed that it’s quick and accurate.
Test drivers said the 2013 Honda Accord’s interior offers a stylish design and attractive materials, which makes it among the nicest cabins in the class. Standard features in the 2013 Honda Accord include a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a USB port, hands-free text messaging and Pandora Internet radio connectivity. Optional features when it was new include the HondaLink multimedia system, navigation and a passenger-side blind spot camera (Honda LaneWatch).
Other Cars to Consider
Reviewers reported that the 2013 Nissan Altima is one of the most nimble cars in the class, with good power. The Altima also beats the Accord’s fuel economy estimates.
While reviewers said the Accord doesn’t quite stand out in the class, they agreed that the 2013 Hyundai Sonata does. Test drivers appreciated the Sonata’s stylish interior, well-balanced handling and long list of standard features.