Honda takes on an all-new milestone with the highly praised Car and Driver Magazine as a continued top pick for their 2021 Honda Accord. This year marks the 23rd consecutive year that the Honda Accord has showed up on their annual top ten list which rounds out their all-time appearances to an unprecedented 35 years. The Honda Accord is one of Honda’s most widely known vehicle models, and has been in production 1976. The vehicle comes to consumers for 2021 with a whole new suite of improved features from last year including a facelift for its fourth year of its tenth generation. Find out more about the prestigious Car and Driver top ten list and why the Honda Accord keeps appearing on it time and time again.
What does it take to appear on a top ten list of one of the worlds most prestigious automotive news and opinion resources? Every year, representatives from Car and Driver choose over 90 cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and more. The list honors the 10 Best cars of the applicable year, and then follows up with 20 honoree vehicles. The vehicles that make the 10 best are not divided into categories, but rather comprise a cumulative list of the best vehicles from Car and Driver’s point of view. The criteria for making the 10 best list has remained the same since the magazine begin cultivating perspective winners. Each vehicle must be exceptionally engaging to drive, provide indisputable value, and fulfill its purpose better than any other in its class.
Honda has proven year after year that they can make the grade with Car and Driver. Focusing on 2021, the Honda Accord presented a lot of excitement while behind the wheel. The vehicle boasts excellent performance with multiple engine options that top out at 252 horsepower. The vehicle is outstandingly responsive, making every turn, acceleration, bank, and hill more exciting then ever before. The fuel efficiency of these vehicles is outstanding, and are comparable to the notoriety of the Toyota Prius while maintaining a much more exciting driving style. A new interior makes the most out of what you would expect from a full-size sedan, with a ton of head room and a larger than ever back row. Coupled with the new technology suite and safety system, its no surprise that the Honda Accord continues to make big wins across the board.
Throughout its many years of production, there is no doubt the Honda Accord is one of America’s highest selling vehicles. Honda has sold over 14 million Accords in the United States, and 2 million of those were even before Honda began production of their vehicles in North America. Honda became the first Japanese automaker to begin production of their vehicles in the United States beginning in 1982. Honda maintains the highest fuel economy average and lowest CO2 emissions throughout their entire fleet among many other automakers in the United States. The brand is committed to continuing hybrid options that boast amazing performance, comfort, and luxury.