The 2013 Accord lineup is powered by a wide array of new Earth Dreams powertrains, which includes the first U.S. application of Honda’s next-generation 2.4-liter direct-injected VTEC 4-cylinder engine. The 2013 Accord Sedan and Coupe will also offer a more powerful and efficient Earth Dreams VTEC V-6. Three transmissions are available, including the first-ever application of a continuously variable transmission (CVT) on 2.4-liter 4-cylinder models, a six-speed automatic on V-6 models, and 6-speed manual transmissions on 2.4-liter 4-cylinder models and the 3.5-liter V-6 Coupe.
The 2013 edition of the Honda Accord sedan and the coupe models will debut on September 19 and October 15 respectively, in the United States. Honda has officially announced the pricing details and the EPA rating for all the available trims and according to the company, the new vehicles come equipped with thousands of dollars worth of equipments and technologies for a price that is only $200 more than the outgoing coupe and $300 more than the 2012 edition sedan.
Honda will now equip all Accord models with the following features:
earview camera, an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, USB/iPod integration, Pandora internet radio compatibility, SMS text message function, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system.
“The 2013 Accord excels in all areas with sophisticated design, a luxurious interior, world-class dynamic performance, class-leading standard features and legendary Honda quality, all at a tremendous value for the customer,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales, American Honda Motor Co. Inc., “2012 is the year of the midsize sedan, and the new Accord will once again solidify Honda’s position at the head of the pack.”
New to the Accord Sedan lineup for 2013 are the Sport and Touring models. The Accord Sport targets younger buyers with the addition of 18-inch alloy wheels, fog lights,10-way power driver’s seats, a decklid spoiler, dual chrome exhaust finishers, paddle shifters (on CVT models), a stiffer tower strut bar and exclusive suspension and steering tuning. Positioned between the Accord LX and Accord EX, the Sport model is equipped with the 2.4-liter direct-injected all-aluminum VTEC® engine paired to either a 6-speed manual or Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The Sport model is value priced with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $23,390 plus a destination and handling charge!
The luxurious and technology-packed Accord Touring is equipped with a powerful V-6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with Honda’s first application of LED headlights and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), the Accord Touring sedan is priced with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $33,430 plus a destination and handling charge!
The 2013 Honda Accord is covered by a 3-year/36,000-mile Limited Vehicle Warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, and a 5-year/unlimited-mile Corrosion Limited Warranty.
Other new Accord technologies include:
the first application of the all-new cloud-based HondaLink system featuring Aha, which lets drivers put away their smartphones and still stay connected to the people, music and social media they love.
Also debuting on the 2013 Accord is Honda LaneWatch blind-spot display, which uses a camera integrated with the passenger-side mirror and the vehicle’s 8-inch color display to provide for an enhanced view of the passenger-side roadway. LaneWatch is standard equipment on EX and above versions of the Sedan, and EX-L versions of the Coupe.
With that celebrating 30 years of Accord production in the United States, the all-new 2013 Honda represents the expanding capabilities of Honda in North America.
The Accord is produced by Honda of America Mfg. Inc. in Marysville, Ohio, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
Its engines are produced at Honda plants in Anna, Ohio and the transmissions are produced at Russells Point, Ohio, and in Tallapoosa, Georgia.
The Marysville Auto Plant earned a Silver Plant Quality Award from J.D. Power and Associates in its 2012 Initial Quality Study.
Well talking about the pricing details we see:
2013 Accord Sedan Pricing:
Model Transmission Pricing
Accord LX 6-speed MT $21,680
Accord Sport 6-speed MT $23,390
Accord EX 6-speed MT $24,605
Accord EX-L CVT $27,995
Accord EX-L with Navi CVT $29,995
Accord EX-L V-6 6-speed AT $30,070
Accord EX-L Navi V-6 6-speed AT $32,070
Accord Touring V-6 6-speed AT $33,430
2013 Accord Coupe Pricing:
Model Transmission Pricing
Accord LX-S 6-speed MT $23,350
Accord EX 6-speed MT $25,025
Accord EX-L CVT $28,070
Accord EX-L Navi CVT $30,070
Accord EX-L V-6 6-speed MT $30,350
6-speed AT $30,350
Accord EX-L Navi V-6 6-speed MT $32,350
6-speed AT $32,350
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