The 10 Best Midsize Cars of 2016

10. 2016 Honda Accord

What’s New?

The Accord is one of the cars that has appeared on the list of top ten cars for the 30th time in car magazine history. It has the highest number of appearances over any other car. The 2016 Honda Accord’s the legacy goes as far back as the 1970’S. It comes with further design refinements and a more fuel efficient performance. The main pros of the Accord include high quality and exceptional handling balance as well as quick acceleration abilities.

Exterior Design

The Accord has been redesigned to look almost unrecognizable. A powerful grille trimmed with chrome, LED headlights and redesigned taillights make a lasting impression. Available in 9 different colors, with an optional one-touch power sunroof (on the EX model and above). It has a sleeker look with body colored side gills that make the sedan look more sporty than the 2015 model.

Interior Design and Technology

A multi-functional steering wheel with a spacious yet easy-to-reach cabin is matched with super comfortable, cloth-covered seats, and a high resolution 8″ touch screen display gives you quick access to AppleCarPlay, and Android Auto which comes as optional. The rear seats split 60/40 so there is extra cargo room when needed. A push to start button comes as standard from the EX model and above and you can opt for heated seats in the EX-L model and above. There is also a memory system available for the EX-L and above.

Engine and Fuel Efficiency  

The 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC inline 4-cylinder engine comes as standard for the Accord and is capable of delivering an estimated 185 horsepower and 181-pound per feet of torque. The EX, EX-L, and the LX are engineered with a 6 speed automatic transmission while the Elite and Touring trim levels come with a 9-speed automatic transmission system. The EPA fuel economy is estimated at 27 mpg combined i.e. 23 city and 34 highway. No matter which model you choose – there is a Sport, EX-L, and several others – the car is equipped with an Eco Assist system so you are being kind to the environment as well as getting great value for your money.


Traction and stability control, antilock brakes, side curtains, front side airbags and a rearview camera are offered as standard. The EX, Touring, and EX-L trim level get the Honda Lane watch blind spot camera while the Elite trim level is designed with rear cross traffic alerts and a blind spot warning system.

Posted on May 18, 2023