2023 Honda Accord EX Sport – Honda upgraded its Accord in 2022 by swapping the EX trim in 2022 for the Sport Special Edition. The manual transmission that was previously offered was removed. Other changes were related to tech upgrades such as a new touch-screen 8-inch screen, smartphone compatibility along the ability to wirelessly connect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. We expect it to go the same way through 2023.
2023 Honda Accord EX Sport News
The Honda Accord is a midsize car that can seat five. It’s based on a concept that was introduced in 2018, where the coupe was removed and the car was made slightly bigger and more stylish with a large trunk. The interior is as spacious as other cars within the class. The Accord is classified as a “large car” by the EPA however, it is with mid-sized models. With more than 40-inches of back legroom, the Accord is comfortable all through. Honda offers with the Accord a wide array of safety features that assist drivers. They include adaptive cruise control as well as lane departure warning, lane keeps assist forward collision warning, automatic emergency brakes, and road departure mitigation traffic sign recognition, as well as monitors driver fatigue. The most notable upgrades include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic warning along with rear and front parking sensors, as well as an eye-up display.
The cabin is neat like we’ve seen before when we’ve driven the Accord. Upholstery made of cloth is standard in all trims. Leather-wrapped seats are only available for EX-L and Touring models. In the realm of technology, Honda supplies the Accord with a touch-screen display of 8 inches and an audio system with four speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and smartphone connectivity. An internet hotspot with Wi-Fi, 810, and 8-speaker audio systems that include HD Radio and satellite radio as well as wireless charging pads are just some of the features upgraded.
The front-wheel-drive Honda Accord features a pair of engine options. The base engine is a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, with an impressive 192 horsepower and an impressive 192 pound-feet of torque. This model is powered by a continuously variable automatic transmission. It also comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 with 252 horsepower and 273 pounds-feet of torque. The power goes to the wheels through the 10-speed auto transmission. Honda also has the Accord Hybrid. It comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is powered by 2 electric motors. The output of the two motors is 221 horsepower and 232 pounds-feet of torque.