Popular Mechanics Praises the Honda Accord

May 13th, 2016 by

2016 Honda Accord SedanBoulder and Denver drivers know that when Popular Mechanics mentions the 2016 Honda Accord in their Automotive Excellence Awards that it’s at the top of its class. The Accord is already one of the most trusted sedans across the entire country, so it made sense that even some of the industry’s top critics would appreciate its varied advantages.

The Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards

Each year, the editors of Popular Mechanics visit factories, interview engineers, and drive scores of new vehicles at least once. Their aim is to find the top vehicles in each popular category, and this year saw them highlight the 2016 Accord in the Sedan category.

It isn’t hard to see why: the Accord is one of the world’s bestselling cars, after all. The team at Popular Mechanics was particularly pleased by its ability to buck trends and continually offer the features and power options that drivers across the country depend on.

Six-Cylinder Power

“Whether you go four-cylinder manual (young and sporty) or V-6 automatic (fast and luxurious), the Accord has that old-school Honda goodness baked into the driving experience.”

Lesser sedans might have replaced their available V6 engines, but Boulder and Denver driver are consistently rewarded with the six-cylinder power they’ve come to depend upon with each new Accord released. Its optional V6 engine commands up to 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque — enough to offer a thrilling daily drive.

Up to Date Technology

“Yes, the refreshed 2016 Accord gained those up-to-the-moment driving aids and Apple n’ Android entertainment-system wizardry. Honda knew what it needed to change.”

The 2016 Honda Accord might have retained its popular V6 powerhouse, but it’s innovated beyond the competition across all other areas. As noted by Popular Mechanics, it offers Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto connectivity for quick and easy smartphone integration. It’s also available with the advanced safety features of the Honda Sensing suite, which includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control

Find Out Why the Honda Accord is So Popular

To experience the benefits of the 2016 Honda Accord for yourself, just visit Fisher Honda. We’re always eager to arrange a test-drive for Boulder and Denver drivers to let them see for themselves just how much the Accord can offer.

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