Crossover SUVs may be saturating the market, but the new 2021 Honda Accord proves that sometimes it’s good to go back to your roots. For 2021, the new Accord gets redesigned styling, new engine and trim options and wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. Improved agile handling, a larger infotainment screen and new exterior colors are more new features to enjoy on this 2021 Honda sedan. While there is no longer a manual transmission option, there is plenty more about which to get excited.
The new Accord Hybrid is getting most of the attention, and for good reason. This affordable, fuel-efficient hybrid boasts impressive power, performance and an incredible 48 mpg*! The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid features the most advanced two-motor hybrid powertrain yet. Paired with an e-CVT transmission, this new Honda gets 212-hp and the electric benefit of instant torque, which means you’ll accelerate without lag. Keep an eye on your efficiency with the Power-Flow Monitor that shows your real-time energy flow between the gas engine and electric motor. Then enter EV mode to use zero emissions for a short period. Get noticed with an exclusive blue H-mark on the front grille and Hybrid badges on the trunk lid and front fenders.
Also new for 2021 is the Accord Sport Special Edition (SE). The Sport SE replaces the previous Accord EX 1.5T and adds to the features of the Accord Sport. You’ll get leather seating, heated front seats, heated mirrors, an adjustable four-way power passenger seat in addition to the 12-way power driver’s seat. Other conveniences include Smart Entry, remote engine start, two rear USB ports, an 8-speaker audio system and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. People will know you are driving the SE by its rear truck lid spoiler, LED fog lights, dark-chrome grille, chrome exhaust and exclusive 19-inch wheel design. The new Sonic Gray Pearl exterior color is only available on the new Accord Sport, Sport SE and Touring.
Visually, the 2021 Honda Accord is more sophisticated with a wider grille, new LED high- and low-beam headlights and smaller openings for the fog lights. Inside, you’ll find an upgraded interior that includes a now-standard 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen along with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration on all trims. Wireless integration is reserved for the EX-L and Touring trims, or EX and above on the Accord Hybrid model. USB ports have been moved to the front center console and dual 2.5-volt USB ports in the rear on Sport and higher trims.
All engine options for the Accord also received upgrades. Braking is improved, and there is more linear and responsive throttle control as well as improved Idle Stop performance to give you a faster engine start-up. The 2021 Accord Sport 2.0T and Touring trim get the 252-hp, 2.0-L VTEC Turbo® engine exclusively.
Honda Sensing® safety is standard on all new Hondas, but one great new addition to the new Accord is a Rear Seat Reminder, so you never leave anything priceless in the back seat. In the same token, there is now a rear seat belt reminder to ensure everyone is always buckled up! The Accord Touring and Accord Hybrid Touring also get Low Speed Braking Control to sense obstacles at low speeds, like when parking, and can apply the brakes when necessary.
All of these upgrades get included in a surprisingly spacious package. The 2021 Accord has room for the longest legs in the rear seats plus 17 cubic feet of cargo space – the Accord Hybrid does not lose any space either! Upgrade to the Touring trim and enjoy heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats, head-up display.
No matter how to look at it, the redesigned 2021 Honda Accord is still one of the best cars out there – Car and Driver continually have it on their 10Best List**. With a sleek new look, upgraded features and even more advanced safety tech, the 2021 Honda Accord is sure to be another hit. This agile, fun to drive yet practical enough for the family, sedan offers reliable, affordable driving fun that lasts.
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*48 city/48 highway/48 combined mpg rating for Hybrid, EX and EX-L trims. 44 city/41 highway/43 combined mpg rating for the Hybrid Touring trim. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposed only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.
** “So impressed are we with the Accord that it’s become a nearly permanent fixture on our annual 10Best list.” from ‘2021 Honda Accord Review’ https://www.caranddriver.com/honda/accord and https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a29820082/10best-2020/