2014 Honda Accord is North America's highest rated midsize
The Accord is rated highest in brand loyalty,over-all quality of construction,best overall value in a car priced under $25,000 and the”greenest” midsize sedan in North America. The number of awards afforded the Accord is noteworthy and commendable.
Thursday found the Accord Hybrid being honored with MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award for “Best” Eco-Friendly vehicle. An opinion to be sure; but a well qualified one.
The bottom line for us is that Accord offers the best of all worlds. World tested technology wrapped in an aesthetically pleasing automobile that by all accounts performs beyond expectation. Case in point: rather one options for the Accord Coupe, Sedan or Hybrid; offered in several variants, record shows the car to be an exceptional value for the dollar spent.
Digressing to the latest KBB.Com award, the Accord was rated the highest in its sector based on a 5 year term of ownership. In calculating the long term cost of ownership, automotive trade- in value benchmark Kelley Blue Book looks to initial purchase price (average $20,100,) insurance, loan costs, maintenance, average fuel costs and miles driven. These statistics apply to gasoline powered 4 and 6 cylinder, automatic transmission driven Accord Lx, Sport and Ex trim variants.