The 2013 Honda Accord is scheduled to hit the dealerships in the United States on September 19. It will have a MSRP entry-level price tag of $21,680 for the LX sedan version and go all the way up to $33,430 for the V6 Touring model, without taking into account the $790 destination & handling charge.
On October 15, the Japanese carmaker plans on introducing the coupe variant that will have a starting price of $23,350 for the LX-S 4-cylinder model, reaching $32,250 for the high-end EX-L V6 with Navigation. The prices for the Coupe don’t include the destination and handling fees ($790).
Regardless if you want the sedan or the coupe, Honda offers two gasoline engines to choose from, a 4-cylinder Earth Dreams 2.4-liter VTEC direct-injected unit with 185 HP and a peak torque of 177 lb-ft or 189 HP and 182 lb-ft for the Sport variant (sedan exclusive), along with a beefier V6 3.5-liter engine with 278 HP and 252 lb-ft. These engines can be linked to a CVT for the 4-cylinder 2.4-liter units, a 6-speed automatic transmission for the V6-powered models and a 6-speed manual gearbox for the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder versions and 3.5-liter V6 Coupe.
As standard, the 2013 Honda Accord is offered with a rearview camera, alloy wheels, HandsFreeLink, Bluetooth, Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, Pandora internet radio, USB/iPod support, 160-watt sound system and dual-zone automatic climate control. A novelty for the lineup is the Sport version, priced at $23,390 plus charges, which adds 18-inch alloys, 10-way power driver’s seat, fog lights, dual chrome exhaust finishers, decklid spoiler, sportier suspension, stiffer tower strut bar and sportier steering. There’s also the Touring trim level that comes with LED headlights and ACC – Adaptive Cruise Control. This one starts from $33,340 + destination & charging fees.