Compare 2018 Honda Accord vs 2017 Honda Accord

2018 Honda Accord
2017 Honda Accord

2018 Honda Accord

Engine:

1.5T I4

Horsepower:

192

Torque:

138 ft-lbs.

Fuel Economy:

30 city / 38 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

CVT

2017 Honda Accord

Engine:

2.4L I4

Horsepower:

185

Torque:

181 ft-lbs.

Fuel Economy:

27 city / 36 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

6-speed manual

2018 Honda Accord vs 2017 Honda Accord

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The 2018 and 2017 Honda Accord are mid-size sedans that come with five seats. Under the hood, the 2018 model has an all-new turbocharged engine that replaces the i-VTEC powertrain. Both trims boast a navigation system with the latest mobile-friendly connectivity. The 2018 and 2017 Accord also have best-in-class safety features that are powered by the Honda Sensing technology.

Performance

The 2018 Accord carries an all-new engine block that includes a turbocharger. Having a displacement of only 1.5 L, the turbo engine whips out a maximum of 192 horsepower. This powertrain needs to revolve at a mere 1,600 RPM to crank out a peak torque of 192 lb-ft. The 2017 Accord offers a naturally aspirated, four-cylinder engine that produces just less than 190 hp. Also running on an induction system with natural aspiration, the V6 engine is capable of generating nearly 280 hp. Both of these engines in the 2017 model operate on the legendary i-VTEC technology. The Variable Cylinder Management keeps the i-VTEC powertrain running at efficient levels. In the 2018 Accord, the Eco Assist provides a significant boost in fuel economy and overall efficiency. When it comes to handling, both Accord trims offer a six-speed manual transmission system. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) with the Sport Mode is also compatible with these sedans. When equipped with the all-new automatic transmission system that features 10 gear speeds, the 2018 edition offers best-in-class handling. A shift-by-wire function is incorporated into this dynamic transmission system.

Appearance

Available in the previous year’s model, Obsidian Blue Pearl is an exterior color that’s offered for the 2018 Honda Accord. The all-new design palette includes Radiant Red, which replaces San Marino Red and Basque Red Pearl in the 2017 model. Sophisticated and elegant, Champagne Frost and Kona Coffee haven’t been removed from the new color options for the 2018 Accord. However, Vortex Blue Pearl and Blue Sky Metallic aren’t on the menu for this redesigned trim. When looking at the interior design, both vehicles boast premium amenities, such as leather upholstery. This rich material comes in black, ivory and gray finishes. Both Accord models boast ergonomic front seats with power-adjustable settings and memory systems for several positions. Ventilated and heated front seats make the 2018 Accord incredibly comfortable. Overall, the cockpit of this car has a contemporary design that’s likely to be standardized in many future models with similar price tags. Typically installed in luxurious cars, the head-up display (HUD) certainly enhances the utility of the affordable 2018 Accord.

Features

The 2018 Honda Accord carries the same great infotainment system from the previous year. Featuring a touch screen that measures 8 inches diagonally, the multimedia platform includes a satellite-linked GPS navigation system by Honda. You could easily tune into HD Digital Traffic feeds to receive real-time updates on local roads and highways. The 2017 and 2018 Accord have Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity. You also have access to the Honda Link suite that’s optimized for mobile devices. Equipped with a wireless phone charger and Near Field Communication, the 2018 Accord offers more connectivity amenities that ever before. You can even sync the infotainment system with a mobile hotspot that’s generated by an external device, such as a laptop of smartphone. The music channels in these Honda sedans include SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Pandora and HD Radio. Additionally, these well-appointed sedans have the patented Honda Sensing technology that significantly improves safety.


Visit our Honda dealership and compare the 2018 and 2017 Honda Accord. Our extensive inventory includes the LX, EX, Sport and other editions of these mid-size sedans.

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors