Accord recognized for record 29th time since 1983
Markham, ON (Nov. 19, 2014) – For a record 29th time in the 31-year history of the award, Car and Driver magazine has named the Honda Accord to its prestigious annual list of the 10Best Cars.
“Once again, the Honda Accord is traveling down a road where no vehicle has gone before by winning a 10Best Cars award for an unprecedented 29th time,” said Dave Gardner, Vice President of Honda Canada Inc. “We’re honoured to receive this award, which recognizes the exceptional engineering and driving performance that have helped make Accord a perennial top choice of individual car buyers.”
“The Accord offers terrifically fluid and sporty handling, while functioning perfectly for everyday use,” said Car and Driver Editor-in-Chief Eddie Alterman. “It’s light on its feet and very driver-oriented, even if many of its drivers will never explore the full range of its dynamic capabilities. The Accord is an undercover sports sedan, and that’s what resonates with our editors year after year.”
Now in its ninth generation, the Accord has been sold in Canada since 1976 and produced in North America since 1982. More than 99 percent of Accords sold in Canada last year were produced at the company’s Marysville, Ohio plant using domestic and globally sourced parts.
2015 Honda Accord
The 2015 Accord lineup features Honda’s innovative Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrains, including Honda's next-generation 2.4-litre, direct-injected 4-cylinder engine with continuously variable transmission or 6-speed manual transmission. The Accord’s fuel economy is impressive, with 4-cylinder models earning a 6.5L/100 km highway rating from NRCAN in their new 5-cycle testing procedure1. The V-6 models garner a 6.8L/100 km highway rating from NRCAN1. The Accord Hybrid Sedan, achieves a remarkable 4.7L/100 km NRCAN city fuel-economy rating1 and is powered by an all-new highly efficient Atkinson cycle engine and two-motor hybrid system.
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1 Estimated fuel economy based on Government of Canada’s new 5-cycle testing method. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors – use for comparison only. For more information on 5-cycle testing, visit http://vehicles.nrcan.gc.ca.