integraguy UltraDork
4/17/13 9:26 p.m.

On paper, this ALMOST comes across as the kind of car I would be interested in....if I had the money. HOWEVER, since the 3 local Honda dealers in my area have LESS than 10 cars in stock (out of nearly 750 new cars) between them, I would think the possibility of ever seeing one of these "sports" Accords....outside of the "buff books" is very unlikely.

P.S. Honda, take a good look at the old and new versions of Ford's Fusion....THERE is s Sport sedan.

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belteshazzar UberDork
4/19/13 12:49 p.m.

msrp of 24180? that seems cheap.

Alan Cesar
Alan Cesar Dork
12/10/13 12:00 a.m.

This Accord has four doors and a stickshift. Being the Sport line, it also has a few ticks more thrust than the rest of the four-cylinder lineup. Power in the Sport is up to 189 from 185, and torque increases a tick to 182 ft.-lbs.

What's it like to drive an economical, six-speed family sedan? Entirely forgettable. It was so entirely satisfactory at everything it did, no one on staff can remember driving it—few even remember seeing it in the parking lot. It was, by all odds, well designed, quiet, somewhat sporty and well-appointed. It likely looks great in any suburban driveway. But it did not summon up visions of backroads and race tracks.

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