National Geographic : 2012 Feb
The 35-year overnight sensation. Back in 1976, we really didn't know how big the Honda Accord would become. We just knew we'd put all our best thinking into it. Drivers loved how fun and smart it was. It was fuel- efficient and low -hassle. It was refreshingly different. And every year since, we've made it better. From lessons learned making race cars, motorcycles, and even jet planes, the Accord is the sum of our best and latest thinking. And for two years running, J.D. Power and Associates has named the Honda Accord "Highest Ranked Midsize Car in Initial Quality.†" Thirty-five years later, it's still the one. The one. The 34 mpg hwy * Accord. accord.honda.com 1-800-33-Honda †Honda Accord received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among midsize cars in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Initial Quality Study.SM Study based on responses from 73,790 new-vehicle owners, measuring 234 models and measures opinions after 90 days of ownership. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of owners surveyed in February -- May 2011. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com. *23 city/34 hwy/ 27 combined 2012 EPA mileage estimates for Accord 4-cylinder Sedan models. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage will vary. 2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc.