NEW FOR 2013:
- Redesigned model.
Honda's best selling midsize sedan heads into 2013 with a completely new design along with new engines. The redesigned sedan brings with it a brand new coupe (covered in a separate entry). A hybrid and plugin hybrid are to follow in 2014.
Engines include a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine in two different tunes - 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque for all models except for the Sport, which has 189 hp and 182 lb-ft of torque - and a 3.5-litre V6 engine with 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Four-cylinder models are mated to a six-speed manual transmission as standard, with an optional continuously variable transmission available (EX-L gets CVT as standard). V6 models are available exclusively with a six-speed automatic transmission. All models are front-wheel drive.
Trims include LX, Sport, EX-L, and Touring with the 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine. V6 models are available as EX-L V6 and Touring V6.
LX models include 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, Econ mode button, eco-assist driving coach system, hill-start assist, electric assisted power steering, front and rear disc brakes with ABS, airbags (front, front seat, side curtain), vehicle stability assist with traction control, tire pressure monitoring system, LATCH, child-proof rear door locks, immobilizer theft-deterrent system, security system, chrome grille, body coloured door handles and door mirrors, power heated folding mirrors, rear window defroster, front splash guards, active noise cancellation, air conditioning with air filtration, power locks, power windows with auto-up/down driver's window, remote entry system with power trunk release and power window control, cruise control with steering wheel mounted controls, rear camera, Bluetooth phone connectivity, exterior temp indicator, auto on/off headlights, illuminated power window and door lock switches, smart maintenance minder, map lights, tilt/telescopic steering column, 8-way power driver seat, 4-way manual front passenger seat, heated front seats, 6-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA audio with 8-inch LCD display, text message and email capability, steering wheel mounted audio controls with illumination, USB and auxiliary input, and anti-theft feature for audio.
Sport adds steering wheel mounted paddle shifters (when optioned with CVT transmission), 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, dark chrome grille and door handles, body coloured door mirrors with turn signal indicator, front fog lights, decklid spoiler, dual exhaust finishers, dual-zone automatic climate control, and leather-wrapped steering wheel.
EX-L adds (to LX) continuously variable transmission, lane watch blind spot monitor, forward collision warning system, lane departure warning system, chrome door handles, body coloured door mirrors with turn signal indicator, moonroof, LED taillights, dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows with auto-up/down driver's and passenger window, proximity key system, push button start, multi-angle rear camera, auto-dimming rear view mirror, rear console ventilation, driver seat position memory, 4-way power passenger seat, leather-trimmed seating, heated rear seats, HondaLink with touchscreen, AHA radio, and satellite radio.
Touring adds (to Sport) LED projector beam headlights, LED daytime running lights, moonroof, rear LED taillights, power windows with auto-up/down driver and passenger windows, proximity key system, push button start, multi-angle rear camera, navigation, auto-dimming rear view mirror, rear console ventilation, driver seat position memory, leather-trimmed seating, heated rear seats, 7-speaker premium audio with subwoofer and touchscreen, AHA radio, and satellite radio; removes decklid spoiler, dual exhaust finishers.
EX-L V6 and Touring V6 models are equipped similarly to their four-cylinder counterparts but feature six-speed automatic transmission, dual exhaust finishers, and HomeLink.
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