With author Tony Quiroga calling it “proof that tens of millions might be served, and nonetheless be served, the most effective,” the 2015 Honda Accord has been named to the ranks of Automotive and Driver‘s 2014 10Greatest Automobiles. It is a powerful honor, in fact, but in addition one which has turn out to be a routine accomplishment for the Accord: The nameplate now has claimed 29 10Greatest trophies through the award’s 31-year historical past.
The key to that success is not any secret, both. Like its prize-winning predecessors, the 2015 Honda Accord offers all the family-friendly packaging demanded by clients within the midsize phase, but additionally serves up the sort of driving dynamics most popular by lovers. For instance, Eddie Alterman, editor-in-chief of Automotive and Driver, added that the 2015 Honda Accord “presents terrifically fluid and sporty dealing with, whereas functioning completely for on a regular basis use. It is mild on its ft and really driver-oriented, even when lots of its drivers won’t ever discover the complete vary of its dynamic capabilities. The Accord is an undercover sports activities sedan, and that is what resonates with our editors yr after yr.”
The 2015 Honda Accord even stays obtainable with an ordinary six-speed guide transmission that may be paired to each four- and six-cylinder powerplants. These are pretty peppy engines, too, with the previous making 185 hp and 181 lb.-ft. of torque in its commonplace trim and the latter tacking on virtually 100 extra horses to succeed in 278 hp and 252 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2015 Honda Accord then builds on that energy by sporting EPA grades of 27 mpg metropolis/36 mpg freeway/31 mpg mixed with its 2.Four-liter I4 and as much as 21 mpg metropolis/34 mpg freeway/26 mpg mixed even utilizing the two.5-liter V6. And keep in mind, the 2015 Honda Accord is obtainable with hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains as nicely.
Added Jeff Conrad, senior vice chairman and basic supervisor of the Honda Division of American Honda Motor Co, Inc.: “We’re honored to obtain this award, which acknowledges the distinctive engineering and driving efficiency which have helped make Accord a perennial best choice of particular person American automotive consumers.”
The 2015 Honda Accord is on sale now with MSRPs that begin at $22,105.