Official details as well as pricing for the 2012 Honda Accord have been released. The LX Sedan has a starting price of $21,380. The EX V-6 Sedan is priced at $27,280, the LX-S Coupe is at $22,980, while the EX-L V-6 Coupe is at $29,930. The sedan models include the 4-cylinder Accord LX, LX-P (Premium), SE, EX and EX-L, and the 6-cylinder Accord EX V-6 and EX-L V-6. The coupe models are the 4-cylinder Accord LX-S, EX, EX-L, and the 6-cylinder Accord EX V-6 and EX-L V-6.
All Accord EX-L models will get the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System. Four engine variations are offered, beginning with a 177hp, 2.4-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine in the Accord LX, LX-P and SE Sedans. What’s expected to arrive next is the 190hp 2.4-liter, 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that comes as standard in the Accord EX and EX-L Sedan models and all 4-cylinder coupe models. The range-topping 3.5-liter, 24-valve, SOHC, i-VTEC V-6 engine delivers 271hp and is offered in the Accord EX and EX-L Sedan models and the Accord EX-L Coupe.
Depending on the engine and trim level, the transmission choices may vary and could include a 5-speed manual transmission (offered on certain 4-cylinder models) and a 5-speed automatic transmission (which comes as standard on all V-6 models and selected 4-cylinder models). Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters are standard equipment on the Accord EX-L V-6 Coupe with an automatic transmission. Exclusively offered on the Accord EX-L V-6 Coupe is a 6-speed manual transmission. When compared to the 2011 model year, the 2012 Accord range doesn’t have significant changes except that a USB audio interface is now standard.