Priced from $25,415.
Based on the Accord Sport, the special edition comes nicely equipped with LED daytime running lights, a body-color rear spoiler, and 19-inch alloy wheels. The car also boasts body-color side skirts and a dual exhaust system with chrome tailpipes.
Bigger changes occur inside the cabin as drivers will find leather seats with red contrast stitching. The model also gains heated front seats and "Special Edition" badging.
Since the model is based on the Accord Sport, it also comes equipped with a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel, a dual-zone automatic climate control system, and a 4-speaker audio system. Other highlights include aluminum pedals, power windows / locks, and a tilt / telescopic steering column.
Power is provided by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 189 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque. It can be connected to either a six-speed manual or an optional continuously variable transmission.
The 2017 Honda Accord will go on sale at dealerships on June 27th and pricing starts at $22,355. The Accord Sport Special Edition carries a bit of a premium as it has a base price of $25,415.
2017 Honda Accord Arrives in Showrooms with New Sport Special Edition
- New Sport Special Edition adds premium features in a value package
- Sporty and sophisticated styling returns with popular features including Honda Sensing™, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
- More powerful and fuel-efficient 2017 Accord Hybrid launched earlier this month
The 2017 Accord Sedan and Coupe hit showrooms this Monday with a new Sport Special Edition, ready to continue Accord's three-year streak as the most popular car in America with individual retail car buyers. Retaining many of the popular enhancements introduced last year, the 2017 Accord will be available starting June 27 at Honda dealerships nationwide with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $22,3551.
The 2017 Accord Sedan and Coupe are available in a variety of trims, with 4-cylinder and V6 powertrains, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions, and a continuously variable transmission. For 2017 Honda is introducing the Accord Sport Special Edition sedan with premium features consisting of leather seats with red stitching, heated seats and "Special Edition" badge. The significantly refreshed 2017 Accord Hybrid, featuring a new version of Honda's two-motor hybrid powertrain technology with both class-leading power and fuel economy ratings, rounds out the 2017 Accord lineup as it launched earlier this month.
The Accord received significant upgrades for the 2016 model year, including dynamic new styling, a more rigid body, upgraded chassis and upsized wheels and tires on select models. The 2017 Accord carries over the expanded LED exterior lighting and premium features and technologies of the 2016 model, including the available 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen offered with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, HD Radio®, heated rear seats, and front and rear parking sensors. The Accord also can be equipped with Honda Sensing™, among the most comprehensive suites of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies in its class.
"Accord continues to set the bar in its class with customers making it the top retail selling car in America for three years running," said Jeff Conrad, vice president Honda division. "We're proud to offer an expanded lineup with the new Sport Special Edition and the 2017 Accord Hybrid as we continue to advance Accord's position as a true benchmark in its class, offering an unbeatable combination of style, efficiency, fun-to-drive performance and connectivity in the midsize sedan segment."
The 2017 Accord Sedan and Coupe, with Honda's next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, has received the highest available crash safety ratings from the U.S. government – a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) – and targets a top rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), when equipped with Honda Sensing technology.