The Honda Accord has standard with and. Pars 98 Hatch dbrebel 13. The four is actually quite good and has enough power to move the car pretty well. I ruffled a lot of feathers when I called the ninth-generation Accord V6. The third run showed a robust peak of 249. At Honda, 2008 brings the Coupe standard 18-inch wheels, too. And if you want one, buy one now--because no more 6 cylinder Accords starting in 2018.
The top engine in the 2008 Honda Accord Coupe is a beefy, 3. As a matter of fact, competing in the same size range as its competitors such as Nissan Maxima or Sonota, the Honda Accord manages to have more curb side appeal with its ability to appear more compact and sleek without compromising on interior space. Getting a number out of this much more advanced car was considerably tougher. Both four-cylinder engines base with a five-speed manual transmission that can be optioned to a five-speed automatic. The new Accord's cockpit is definitely among the best, too--the dashboard is laid out in a sort of dual-cockpit mode, and gauges and controls are particularly well placed. There is something so perfect about the Honda Accord. It accelerates away while the V6 is still axle-tramping madly and spinning its wheels to no end.
Popular Mechanics commends Honda for including an active noise-canceling exhaust system and active motor mounts that keep the exhaust notes down to a minimum inside the cabin and smooth out any vibration. It's not without some weaknesses, to be sure, but overall, the positive attributes far outweigh the negative ones. The Accord Hybrid model has been permanently discontinued; the company says it will concentrate on designing a global hybrid that is smaller and less expensive than the current Civic. In typical Honda style, the automaker is letting the product do the talking, foregoing a formal auto show introduction before the Accord hits dealerships in September. Powertrain All 2008 Accord engines deliver increased horsepower across the board, along with high fuel efficiency and low emissions.
The engine is also notably louder than the V-6, and its automatic isn't as smooth; upshifts can be a little jerky at times. Popular Mechanics notes that it's 3 inches longer, 1. Brake problems began within days of purchasing this Accord in March 2008. One issue is that with this being one of the earlier models of integrated Bluetooth the car can develop an intermittent electrical issue i. Though bigger, the new Accord has a lower center of gravity, thanks to Honda engineers.
Motor Trend disagrees about the Accord Coupe's cabin. The coupe is further individualized with an aggressive stance and unique proportions that create a muscular, sporty demeanor. The engine is also notably louder than the V-6, and its automatic isn't as smooth; upshifts can be a little jerky at times. With the eighth generation this plant is now the sole global source of the Accord coupe. However, MotorTrend magazine criticized the Accord for being too heavy, feeling not so nimble as the previous model, its polarizing appearance, and for its less-than-stellar showing against the considerably improved in their 2008 competition. In October 2015, Honda agreed to recall 300,000 Accords after discovering that the unexpected deployments were caused by a software problem in the vehicle airbag control unit. Honda's Anna, Ohio, Engine Plant produces the 4-cylinder engines.
So we had to run in third. Among other advantages, they feature an expanded range of motion. The knob controller is not too hard to get used to, but there will be people who lament the loss of the touch-screen. The variable cylinders in the V6 model work seamlessly, and the engine runs on three or four cylinders when conditions best suit it; a green light in the instrument panel indicates when it's running in economy mode. The base car gets a 190-hp in-line four and a choice of five-speed manual or automatic. This has it all, comfort, performance, reliable and affordable, the perfect mid-size sedan. That's why I love my A4 1.
All in all, the handles, stereo buttons, steering wheel, etc. Careful attention was paid to the symmetry of the exterior and interior of the vehicle - including sight lines related to the dashboard height and the visual presence of the hood to the driver. They've modified the double-wishbone front suspension geometry and gone with a multilink rear. The result of the collaboration was the , a eighth generation Honda Accord which launched on 11 December 2013, for exclusive sale to the Malaysian government and civil servants. Cheers, Pete Mark Williams 12. Is V6 any quieter than the other one? Honda quotes peak power for the 2.
The only way to calm the Accord down was to take it off the dyno, restart it a few times, and drive it around for 50 miles after clearing all the warnings manually in the instrument panel. Is V6 any quieter than the other one? The Accord performed very well, with top ratings in most crash tests, except for one hitch; in the federal government's side-impact test, an Accord sedan was given only three out of five stars--typically the lowest score awarded in the testing program. I appreciate all your responses! Sports coupe fans will find the V6's short-throw, slick-shifting transmission great fun to drive; overall, this is a very impressive package. Honda is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 Accord vehicles. If you are after the fastest Accord money can buy, however, you might want to call around and see if you can get your hands on a 2017 V6. I had a test drive in both the 4 cylinder and the V6.
The 2008 Honda Accord Coupe is one of the most satisfying vehicles you can own, which makes it more difficult for TheCarConnection. Car and Driver believes that the Honda Accord Coupe is a better machine than its No. The V6 was at 26. Although I am using the car primarily for a 10 mile commute no freeway most days I was blown away by the smoothness and power of the V6 and decided there and then that I wanted the V6. Test drive both of them to find out if the difference is something that you notice be sure to test drive on both city and highway if that is what you will be driving. How do you criticize a car with good looks, good fuel economy and performance, and a great reputation for satisfaction? Again, even if you don't have sporting pretentions, the sport tires with stop better and handle better in emergency situations. With all of that said, there is one area where the new car beats the old one.
I also think the 4 cyl would be less expensive to work on if you had problems. Brake pedal feel was poor as well and brake fade bordered on deadly. Honda's best-selling model gets an extensive redesign that includes all-new styling inside and out, a spacious rear seat for the sedan, more standard safety features and more-powerful engines, including an optional V-6 with advanced fuel-saving technology. Accords now have all around, where the previous generation's base versions had rear. I have driven in truly terrible winter conditions where other vehicles had spun off the highway, turned over on their tops, etc. In this case, it seems that Honda wanted too many things at the same time and got a tire that did nothing particulary well.