The 2013 Accord represents the ninth generation of Honda's sedan. This update showcases new types of cabin and efficiency technology that will likely find its way into other Honda models. Read full review
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The headlights bring in an LED parking-light strip, a styling cue that has become popular recently. Read full review
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Honda built a new engine for the Accord, a 2.4-liter four-cylinder with direct injection. Output of only 185 horsepower does not seem that much for the displacement, so it seems Honda tuned this mill for fuel efficiency. Read full review
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The front-wheel-drive Accord uses a fixed suspension, but Honda did a very good job of tuning it for both comfort and handling. The ride quality in the cabin gets enhanced by active noise cancellation, which makes the ride quieter. Read full review
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In 15.8 cubic feet of trunk space, you could fit a few CNET editors. Read full review
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At the EX trim level, the Accord gets a power-adjustable driver seat. These cloth-covered seats are very cushiony. Read full review
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At 38.5 inches, rear legroom is expansive enough for most people. Read full review
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Instead of offering a host of options, Honda builds its cars to trim, so what you see is what you get. The EX trim does not offer navigation, nor the new HondaLink connected feature. It does, however, come standard with LaneWatch blind-spot monitoring. Read full review
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The voice command system in the EX model works only with the hands-free phone system, and does not control audio or other features in the car. Read full review
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The speedometer includes an integrated display for trip information. Read full review
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This trip screen makes it easy to monitor the car's fuel efficiency. Read full review
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The hands-free phone system includes not only contact list integration, but also the option to read text messages from compatible phones. Read full review
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The list of audio sources includes Pandora, Bluetooth streaming, iPod, and USB. Satellite radio is only available above the EX trim level. Read full review
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Bluetooth streaming shows track data on the Accord's audio screen. Read full review
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With an iPod plugged into the car, the audio screen shows a full music library. For USB drives, it shows only file and folder data. Read full review
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Music playback from an iPod includes album art, when available. Read full review
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