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2017 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Honda Accord in Wilmington, DE

2017 Honda Accord Sedan
2016 Honda Accord Sedan
2017 Honda Accord Sedan
2016 Honda Accord Sedan
What’s changed between the 2016 Honda Accord and the 2017 model? A lot! The Honda Accord has seen some updates for the new model year, so there are actually quite a few differences. We’ve put together some of the biggest changes from one model year to the next so you can make an informed decision when you go out to buy your new Accord!

New Trim
The 2017 Accord now comes with the available Sport Special Edition, a new model that adds heated leather seats with interior red stitching and an exterior Special Edition badge to the Sport trim.

There are a ton of trim levels and options for both the 2016 and 2017 Accords, including an array of trim levels, the choice between 4-door and 2-door, and the various engine options, so it’s hard to make a direct comparison. At one 2-door trim level, the EX, the 2016 Accord comes with a 1.5-liter turbo 4-cylinder turbo engine with horsepower at 174, while the 2017 Accord uses a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine with 185 horsepower.

There aren’t any major changes between the features in the 2016 and 2017 models, but the 2017 Accord does add power driver’s seats, split-folding seats, heated front seats, and a few more.


The 2017 Accord offers available Honda Sensing suite on all trim levels besides the Sport Special Edition. The 2017 Honda Accord also received a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institue for Highway Safety (IIHS).


The 2016 and 2017 Accords are both great cars, with some extra features offered at various trim levels on the 2017 Accord that make it a better choice for tech fans. Whichever you choose, though, you won’t regret buying an Accord!

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