2016 Honda Accord Coupe First Drive Impressions: Sport and Family Friendly [Video]

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The refreshed 2016 Honda Accord gets a significant facelift, additional technology features, and is the first Honda model to feature both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Nothing new under the hood because Honda excels at building the best engines in the business. Recognizing that the Accord plays in a highly competitive market segment, Honda engineers never rest when comes to improving the sedan’s platform, while still retaining its famed reliability and quality standards.

The refreshed 2016 Accord sedan and coupe get revised nose and tail treatments, LED lights fore and aft, new wheels, minor chassis improvements, and added driver assistance technology. All 2016 Honda Accords have rearview cameras and Bluetooth connectivity.

The 2016 Accord is stay true as a strong value choice with new standard and available features: Accord EX and above trims (Sedan and Coupe) with automatic transmission get remote engine start, 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen and HD Radio. SiriusXM satellite radio and Homelink remote, previously on EX-L and Touring, are now standard on EX and above trims. Sport and above trims in the sedan lineup also get a new 60/40 split and folding rear seat, previously a one-piece folding design. The Accord Sedan in Touring trim gets heated rear seats, front and rear parking sensors and new rain-sensing windshield wipers.

Safety is an important focus at Honda and the refreshed 2016 Accord comes with a long list of new safety features. Select the Honda Sensing™ package and you get a forward collision warning system that pre-loads the brakes, lane keep assistance, road departure mitigation with lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Also assisting the driver are multiple camera displays that help with backing up and changing lanes, and auto high-beam headlights that switch to low beams automatically when an oncoming vehicle is detected.

Join Roman Mica as he takes the updated 2016 Honda Accord Coupe for a first drive and learn his impressions of Honda’s steadfast coupe and sedan.

2016 Honda Accord Coupe V6 Touring Specs:

  • Engine: 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC V-6
  • Power: 278 hp @ 6200 rpm
  • Torque: 252 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic with Sport mode
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy (mpg): 21 city / 32 hwy / 25 combined
  • Curb Weight: 3,554 lbs.
  • Weight distribution (front/rear): 63% / 37%
  • Price: $34,125