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Honda Accord is All-Time Most Honored Vehicle in Car and Driver 10Best History; Named to List an Unprecedented 35th Time

2021 model extends Accord’s winning streak to 23 consecutive years

Accord refreshed for 2021 with improved hybrid powertrain, updated styling and technology, new SE trim and more

 

TORRANCE, Calif., November 18, 2020 – The Honda Accord has once again been named a Car and Driver 10Best pick, marking the 35th time Accord has made the prestigious list. This winning history is unmatched by any other vehicle, and this year marks the 23rd consecutive year that Accord has earned the coveted honor.

“This is the car we find ourselves recommending over and over to friends and family members who want a practical, fun-to-drive car,” said Sharon Silke Carty, editor-in-chief of Car and Driver. “It’s refined, dynamic and affordable. What more can you ask for? Congrats to Honda for its impressive winning streak.”

Refreshed for the 2021 model year, Accord sets the bar for the entire mainstream midsize sedan segment, featuring updated front-end styling, new technology such as Honda Sensing® with improved Lane Keeping Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control, newly available wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, and a new SE trim. The Accord Hybrid adds valuable powertrain improvements plus 19-inch wheels on the Touring trim.

Available with Accord’s dramatically styled exterior and spacious class-above interior are a trio of powerful and fuel-efficient powertrains, including a 192-horsepower (SAE net) turbocharged 1.5-liter with CVT, a 252-hp (SAE net) 2.0-liter turbo with 10-speed automatic, and the upgraded 2-motor hybrid powertrain which offers a best-in-class 212 total system horsepower and a 48 mpg combined EPA rating. All Accords boast top-class refinement and driving dynamics.

 

 

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Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. Since 1986, the company has produced Honda engines and more than nine million cars and light trucks at its Alliston, Ontario manufacturing facilities, where the Honda CR-V and Honda Civic are currently built. Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada, and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than five million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada. For more information on Honda Canada, please visit www.hondacanada.ca.