Look up “pressure” in the dictionary and somewhere, a few entries down, you’ll see this: “Redesigning the Honda Accord.
Not only is the Accord Honda’s best-seller here, it also competes against an avalanche of rather competent family sedans. It doesn’t help that recent years have brought charges (including from us) that Honda has lost its mojo with a string of so-so redesigns, culminating in the decidedly lackluster 2012 Honda Civic. So saying that Honda has a lot riding on the redesigned 2013 Accord is an understatement.
The good news: Based on what we’ve seen so far from our experiences with two Accords borrowed from Honda, the new car is no Civic. The Accord should certainly hold its own in both the marketplace, and barring unforeseen surprises, in our Ratings.Read Article