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Once again, the Honda Accord reaps one of the highest awards of the automotive world. This time, the sedan received the title of North American Car of The Year, which is awarded by a panel of judges made of independent car journalists.

Maybe this coveted award was the last incentive you needed to finally consider the 2018 Honda Accord. If so, you might have a lot of questions about the car’s capabilities, equipment and drivetrain. Fortunately, we are here to help. We scoured the internet for some of the most frequently asked questions about the 2018 Honda Accord and answered them here. If you have a question that we don’t answer here, please contact us; we’ll be happy to satisfy your thirst for knowledge!

Does the Accord have a hybrid version?

Yes. Hybrids have been very popular lately. With fuel prices rising and our collective eco-conscience waking up, you might be tempted to finally make the jump to this technology. If so, you’ll be happy to know that the 2018 Honda Accord DOES have a hybrid model.

Is the Honda Accord reliable?

Does the Pope live in the Vatican? The Honda Accord (as well as Honda products in general) have enjoyed a well-earned reputation as some of the most reliable vehicles on the planet. Ever since its launch in 1976, the Accord has been heralded thanks to its fuel economy, simplicity and bulletproof reliability.

Is the Honda Accord AWD?

No. The Accord comes standard with a front-wheel drive, front-engine layout. Thanks to modern technologies like traction control and stability control, most drivers will never feel the need to have an AWD system on their Accord.

Does the Honda Accord have heated seats?

Heated seats are one of those things that, if you ever had them, you simply can’t live without anymore. If this is the case for you, you’ll be happy to know the 2018 Honda Accord features heated seats as standard equipment on all trims.

 

Is the Honda Accord good in snow?

It is, yeah! The aforementioned front-wheel drive, front-engine layout puts most of the car’s weight over the driven wheels, which helps with traction in snowy conditions. Add to this, technologies like Honda’s Vehicle Stability Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution and traction control, and the Accord is well-equipped to deal with the worst months of the year.

Are Honda Accord parts expensive?

The Accord has been one of the most popular vehicles in North America for decades. This means two things: it spawned an industry of parts suppliers, and most mechanics have turned a wrench on them. Normally, these two facts equate to low part prices and short repair times, which in turn will diminish your repair bill… IF something needs repair

 

Can a Honda Accord pull a trailer?

The Honda Accord isn’t designed to tow a trailer frequently (for this task, might we suggest a CR-V, a Pilot or a Ridgeline?); however, you can still get a hitch assembly to install a bicycle rack.

Can the Honda Accord be flat towed?

You can tow some Accords on its four wheels, but not all. Only the manual-transmission Accord can be towed on four wheels (and be sure to leave the car in neutral). If you want to tow your automatic-equipped Accord behind an RV, we recommend a dolly or a trailer.

Does the Honda Accord have a remote start?

If you opt for an Accord with an automatic transmission, your car will indeed come with a remote starter!