The 2012 Honda Accord sedan is a FWD mid-size car with seating for five. The base Accord trim levels (LX/LX-P/SE) and mid-range trim levels (EX/EX-L) are powered by the same 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 177 hp(LX/LX-P/SE)/190 hp(EX/EX-L) and 162 lb-ft of torque. For increased performance Honda offers a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 271 hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options are comprised of a 5-speed manual and 5-speed automatic. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 20 mpg city to 34 mpg highway, depending on engine selection. Available features include projector beam headlights, 18-inch wheels, steering wheel mounted controls, premium audio, dual zone automatic climate control, power moonroof, hands-free phone capabilities, rearview camera, USB audio interface, navigation system, and voice recognition. Safety is comprised of front airbags, front-side airbags, side curtain airbags, vehicle stability assist, anti-lock brakes, tire pressure monitoring, and electronic brake distribution. The Accord Sedan is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
Following an extensive update in 2011, the 2012 Honda Accord returns with few changes. The most notable addition is a standard USB port, now included across the model line.
Sporty driving feel; stylish coupe styling; plush interior appointments on EX trims
For those who want more of a performance feel, the Accord sedan is one of few to offer a manual transmission with a V6 engine. All three of the engines are refined and powerful, while base LX and LX-P models look like a remarkable bargain for those who want a reasonably stylish sedan with low running costs. The Accord maintains an enviable reputation for longevity, reliability and excellent resale value, which makes it hard to beat for those hoping to keep their car for many years.