The Honda Accord promises to be one of the best new models launched in the year 2008. As is with all cars from the Honda factories, the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan delivers as expected. In fact, Honda has been so confident about this that it lets the car do the speaking. The reinvent launch reveals some really good styling, lots of minor and major improvements in all aspects to make the Sedan a must-have in your household.
There are 13 different trims this time in the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan category. This series assures you of some really good looking reliable family cars. The LX and EX series have subtle variations to choose from. The prices range anywhere between $20,000 to $30,000 and the car is worth the cash you pay. From the LX MT to the EX-L AT, all the models are available with 5 speed transmission with overdrive which is the standard automatic transmission. The 4 door family car is a 5 passenger Sedan with wider rear seats than before.
The car is smooth, powerful and comfortable. As far as looks are concerned, the car comes with standard good exteriors and body styling. Mileage with advanced fuel saving design ranges from 22 and 31 mpg ( city and highway) in the LX 5-Spd MT while at the other end, the EX-L V-6 5-Spd AT with Navigation System goes for 19 and 29 mpg ( city and highways). The Sedan comes with standard safety features and suspension mechanism for a smooth drive. Convenient for everyday use, the car is sturdy.
The sedan exteriors seem like a combination of styles from various other models and the car needs to stamp its identity with distinct body. But on the whole, it is a thoroughly efficient car which delivers the results you need from a family car. With its acceleration and smooth drive due to excellent suspension, the car can pass for a sports model. It is certainly worth more than what you pay.
Engine: 3 out of 5….. The engines go up to v6 level with about 268 hp, so you can expect a good drive in the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan.
Transmission: 4 out of 5…. The standard 5 speed automatic transmission works quite well.
Handling: 4 out of 5… convenient handling, Good steering control. Traction and brakes are good.
Safety: 4 out of 5 … safe Sedan for the family’s comfort.
Value 4 out of 5… the 2008 Honda Accord Sedan is definitely very affordable with convenient pricing for standard features. This is one durable car.
Body: standard exteriors for all the versions, with 4 door 5 passenger capacity design.
Engine: goes up to v6 with 268 hp in the EX-L V-6 5-Spd AT with Navigation System.
Transmission: the cars come with standard 5 speed automatic transmission with overdrive.
Torque: maximum is 248 lbs-ft at 5000 rpm in the 3.5 l v6.
Power: 268 at 6200 rpm in the 3.5 liter v6 engine.
Tires: 17 to 18 inch alloy wheels in all models.
Verdict: the Honda Accord Sedan is a car that defines standards. With revamped styling and design, the car is out to sell very well.
For: performance, comfort and looks.
Against: hardly any negative points.