The Accord 2013 EX-L CVT is an extraordinary lease deal here.
With 48mo / 96000km, it is 364$ + txs. 418.50$/mo just retail no money down.
To understand how great it is, my 1999 EX-L auto (November 1998) was also 419$/mo 14 years ago, after a reduction of 1850$ on MSRP (27500$ paid 29350$ retail) and 1100$ down!!!!!
Last edited by Saintor; 09-22-2012 at 06:03 PM.
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This is beyond disappointing to me. How can Honda screw Americans this badly? I will be seriously considering an Accord in a few years once my lease is up on my Chevy Volt - I'm really longing for something with a manual transmission. It aggravates me to no end that manual enthusiasts are always getting screwed by Honda when it comes to features and content.
If Canukzistan can get it, there should be no reason we can't get a 6-speed manual touring sedan in America.
You're asking for a sporty feature in the most amazingly vanilla segment of the market.
Are you pissed that McDonald's doesn't offer a Kobe beef burger with truffle fries and bottles of Bollinger?
The Accord began its decline of manual transmission on most models after the first year or two of the previous generation, right around MY2010. It's no wonder that generation didn't sell well with a stick shift, it was too big, too bulky and not as nimple as the 7th generation was. This new one is about the size of my Accord and its more upscale looking, and in Sport trim, downright sporty looking.
Even IF only about 8 people wanted to buy a manual transmission Accord Touring, considering Honda is offering the car for the Canadian market, and considering the fact that the Canadian Accord is built on the same assembly line as US Accords in the great state of Ohio, Honda could at least allow those of us who'd want an Accord Touring I4 6spd to order the car if we'd want it. You don't have to place them on the lots, but we should be able to at least order the car if we'd want to. That way you won't have a bunch of manual transmission cars sitting on lots for those who don't want them, but you'd be able to cater to the small, but loyal demand of those who do like to row our own gears. Seems pretty simple to me .
That's exactly what I hear Ford will be doing with the new Fusion.
Last edited by rlaltiowner05; 10-07-2012 at 04:46 PM.
Past: 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5S, 1991 Honda Accord EX
Present: 2007 Honda Accord EX-L 5MT
Future: 2014 Ford Fusion SE 1.6t, 2014 Kia Optima SX 2.0t or 2015 Ford Focus Titanium 5dr
Finally saw an Accord Sport last night.
At first when I saw it in my rear view mirror, I couldn't tell what it was because it's LED headlight surround is different from other cars, I thought it was an IS.
Then when it passed me, I caught a glimpse of the rear and immediately though Hyundai Genesis.
But, then I caught the "Sport" and Honda badge.
Definitely a handsome car. I'm definitely intrigued.
C/D just tested the V6 sedan. Pretty peppy!
C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 5.6 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 13.9 sec
Zero to 120 mph: 21.2 sec
Street start, 5–60 mph: 5.9 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 3.3 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 4.1 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 14.1 sec @ 101 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 125 mph
Improving the signal-to-noise ratio
Is the 60/40 folding seat that hard to implement? Also, the opening from the trunk into the passenger compartment could be better (this is what Subaru got right in the Legacy). I guess Honda figures that an Accord won't be used to haul much, so why bother changing such things.
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