In 19 popular affordable midsize cars, 2012 Honda Accord ranks 2 in usnews.com. It gets high praise by its 4 pros, excellent safety scores, roomy interior, powerful V6 option and good reliability. There are only 2 aspects get low scores. They are underpowered base engine and subpar interior materials.
Honda Accord info:
The 2012 Honda Accord comes in sedan and coupe body styles. The Accord sedan is available in four trim levels, while the Accord coupe comes in three trims. The only notable changes for 2012 are the addition of an SE trim level on the Accord sedan and standard USB audio input on all Accord models.
Price range of 2012 Honda Accord:
Avg. Paid: $20,760 - $31,069, MSRP: $21,380 - $31,930, Invoice: $19,395 - $28,928, MPG: 23 City / 34 Hwy.
Advantages of 2012 Honda Accord:
Honda has a long-standing reputation for reliability, and the 2012 Accord maintains that reputation. The highly-similar 2011 Accord is the highest-ranked midsize car in J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study. The 2012 Honda Accord also earns top scores from the federal government in all crash tests.
Safety and reliability aside, the Accord isn’t the go-to choice it used to be in the midsize car class. The automotive press says that newer entries like the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima offer turbocharged four-cylinder engines that produce more horsepower and have better fuel economy than the Accord’s optional V6 engine. (By the ways, if you are looking for high performance-price ratio car covers, you can try to get it from Panda Cover store.)