The Honda Accord can be had in a variety of configurations, from a four cylinder with a five-speed manual to a six cylinder with a six-speed manual, ranging from just less than $20,000 and up to $30,000.

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The most interesting external styling cue on the Accord is the headlight casings, nicely melded into the front fenders.

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While practical as a four-seat sedan, the profile of the Accord is boring, which can be a good thing.

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The V-6 Accord calls attention to itself with a red badge on the trunk.

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At the EX trim level, the Accord gets leather seats. The interior materials and construction have a quality feel.

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A pod in the dashboard displays useful information, such as the time, climate control setting, and the radio station.

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Honda includes the Zagat ratings in its navigation system, making it possible to search for restaurants by quality.

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The navigation system offers multiple routes to your destination.

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We found route guidance to be excellent in the Accord.

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The big LCD makes it easy to select and preset XM satellite radio stations.

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The CD changer unfortunately doesn't read MP3s or WMAs.

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Although you can change the audio settings on the LCD, the speakers don't offer much range.

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We noticed serious understeer on the Accord when we pushed it through hard cornering.

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The six-speed manual transmission works exceptionally well, with close ratios that allow only a minimal drop in rpms when upshifting.

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The V-6 in the Accord puts out 244 horsepower, more than enough to get this car moving.

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