The 2010 Honda Accord Sedan: A Review

September 16, 2010 / by / 1 Comment

2010 Honda Accord Sedan

When it comes to family cars then there are some particular brands that come into the mind and the most famous among them are the Toyota and Honda. These two brands have always done some great marvels into the category of family-sized sedans and each year the members of their family captures great attention from the international auto markets. Let’s discuss here the 2010 model of Honda Accord that is the most anticipated and most favorite one of the international auto markets.

If we get a glance into the history of Honda Accord then this thing will get clear that for about 20 years this model is getting the attentions of the midsized-sedans lovers and the 2010 model is ranked to be at number 6 out of 22 models of the affordable midsized cars. This car has remained the hot favorite of the family sedan lovers for more than a generation and still the style and performance of this car has not let it go down from the people’s expectations.

Photo By Paul Moak Honda

Photo By Paul Moak Honda

The 2010 model of Honda Accord has not changed very much in terms of its performance but the externals cuts and especially the interiors have been changed, the inside has got some more roomy. The 2010 Honda Accord is coming with three different engines and in three different transmissions so the buyers are provided with a fantastic choice when it comes to the performance.

2010 Honda Accord Sedan Performance:

The three choices of engine available for the latest model are two four-cylinder models or a sportier V6. The latest Accord has utilized i-VTEC technology that gives it abundant power and efficiency and there is no restriction for any kind of engine. The V-6 model has one exciting new feature and that is the Honda Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) technology, this technology is so awesome that it activates the engine cylinder acceleration and with that provides both brisk acceleration and better fuel economy.

When we talk about the performance then another issue which carries quite much importance is the handling and brakes of the car, while talking about the 2010 Honda Accord I must say that accords have always provided excellent handling as compared to the other midsized sedans and the 2010 model is equally awesome as the previous models were. The fuel economy of the latest model is also pretty nice and with the V6 powered models the fuel economy goes from better to best.

2010 Honda Accord Safety:

The safety features for the new models are quite much better than the previous models; Honda has integrated many advance technologies for this new model which are adding up more beauties and perfection to the safety of car. Honda has brought the Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure for safety which ensures the complete protection of the passengers at the time of collusion. It basically disperses the frontal crash energy over the wide area and thus keeps it away from the passengers.
The airbags have been provided on the front, front side and side curtain airbags areas and they efficiently prevent the likelihood of injuries at the time of collusion. Along with these security features it brings Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) that helps to sense the oversteer and under steer at time of emergency and after that it adjusts the brake pressure on each wheel.

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Photo By yougo kali

2010 Honda Accord Sedan Reliability:

For the reliability I can say that you will hardly find any model better than the Honda’s models and the experts have rated the 2010 Honda accord 9 out of 10 in terms of reliability. The latest model is covered by three years or 36,000 miles bumper to bumper limited warranty and also the as well as a five-year or 60,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. These warranty’s by the Honda company shows that on reliability there is no parallel to this car.

2010 Honda Accord Sedan Specifications:

  1. Engine Type: In-Line 4-Cylinder,  In-Line 4-Cylinder,  V-6
  2. Engine Block/Cylinder Head: Aluminum-Alloy(for all three versions)
  3. Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net): 177 @ 6500(LX / LX-P), 190 @ 7000(EX / EX-L)
    1. 271 @ 6200(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  4. Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 161 @ 4300(LX / LX-P), 162 @ 4400(EX / EX-L) 254 @  5000(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  5. Valve Train: 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC(LX / LX-P & EX / EX-L), 24-Valve SOHC i-VTEC(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  6. Curb Weight (lbs, MT/AT): 3204 / 3269 (LX)
    1. 3212 / 3278 (LX-P)
    2. 3302 / 3362 (EX)
    3. 3328 / 3397 (EX-L)
    4. NA / 3553 (EX-V-6)
    5. NA / 3583 (EX-L V-6)
  7. Length (in):  194.1(LX / LX-P), 194.1(EX / EX-L), 194.3(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  8. Height (in): 58.1(LX / LX-P), 58.1(EX / EX-L), 58.1(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  9. Width (in): 72.7(LX / LX-P), 72.7(EX / EX-L), 72.7(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)
  10. Coolant System (qt, MT/AT): 8.6 / 8.5(LX / LX-P), 8.6 / 8.5(EX / EX-L),
    1. NA / 9.1(EX V-6 / EX-L V-6)

From the specifications and features of this model, this thing is clear that the 2010 Honda accord can prove to be the best midsized sedan which not only provides the comfort and luxury but also bring the out-class performance that is unmatchable.

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