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2018 Accord Sedan LX CVT

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Overall Value
ALG Residual Value % After 36 months56%48%
ALG Residual Value % After 60 months38%32%
Fuel-Economy [1a] (City)3025
Fuel-Economy [1a] (Highway)3836
Combined Fuel-Economy [1a] (City/Highway)3329
Engine & Transmission
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Braking & Suspension
Dual Zone Climate ControlStandardNot Available
Automatic Climate ControlStandardNot Available
Floor MatsStandardOptional
Stereo Anti-TheftStandardNot Available
Capacity & Volume
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., mfr.)16.716.3
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)16.716.3
Curb Weight (Automatic, lbs.)31313250
Height (in.)57.158.1
Legroom (Second-Row, in.)40.435.6
Length (in.)192.2191.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., mfr.)16.716.3
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)16.716.3
Shoulder Room (Front, in.)58.357.9
Wheelbase (in.)111.4110.4
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2018 Honda Accord Sedan LX CVT — Awards & Accolades

2018 Honda Accord is the Overall Best Buy according to Kelley Blue Book's

The 2018 Honda Accord has been named "Best Buy of the Year" among mid-size cars by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com1

2018 AutoWeb's Buyer's Choice: Best Sedan

Honda Accord, one of Car and Driver's 10Best a record 32 times.4

Car and Driver's Editor's Choice - Mid-Size Sedan4

Honda Accord is a 2018 Edmunds Buyers Most Wanted Vehicle

2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick

Driver's Choice Awards - Best Family Sedan

2018 North American Car of the Year

The Accord has a 5-star overall vehicle score2

Accord received the 2018 Best Auto Tech Award from Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com1

2018 Accord was named Best Resale Value in its class by Kelley Blue Book's Best Buy1

1Vehicles projected resale value is specific to the 2017 model year. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book's Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
2Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
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[1] MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer sets their own prices.

[1a] 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for 1.5T LX, EX, EX-L and Touring models with CVT. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with CVT. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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* Residual values based on Automotive Lease Guide, 2009. Residual values calculated using 15,000 miles annually.

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