2014 Honda Accord Videos: Performance
Our 2014 Honda Accord performance video review highlights engine options and critic sentiment regarding driving dynamics such as acceleration, handling and braking.
2014 Honda Accord Video Transcript
Automotive critics say the interior of the 2014 Honda Accord has a clean uncluttered design. But how is it out on the road?
I am Jim Sharifi Senior Editor with US News Best Cars. In this video, we'll take a closer look at what professional reviewers say about the 2014 Accord's performance.
The Accord's 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine produces a 185 horsepower or 189 in the sport trim. It comes standard with a 6 speed manual transmission. Although a continuously variable transmission is also available. Fuel economy has an EPA estimated 27 miles per gallon in the city and 36 on the highway. Reviewers are generally pleased with the base four-cylinder engine saying, it has plenty of power and it's fuel efficient. Critics are also happy with a continuously variable transmission which they say operates smoothly. Still some test drivers prefer the 278 horse power 3.5L V6 engine noting that it makes the Accord feel faster without taking a huge toll on it's fuel economy.
Test drivers say, the Honda Accord has fairly sporty handling which makes it more enjoyable to drive than many cars in its class. The down side according to some of viewer is that the Accord's ride can be slightly rough over imperfect roads, especially when compared to competitors like the Volkswagen Passat and Toyota CamryCritics disagree on the Accord's steering with a few saying it feels a bit numb and others calling it precise and well weighted. Otherwise, experts say, the 2014 Accord feels balanced and fairly nimble through turns.
To learn more about the 2014 Honda Accord, be sure to check out our videos on its interior features and other important features and consider competing cars like Mazda 6 and Ford Fusion.Read more
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