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2021 Honda Accord EX-L FWD
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Specs

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
36 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.8 gal 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
160 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
184 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
2.91 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 15.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,078 lbs --
Exterior
Length 196.1 in 194.2 in
Width 73.3 in 73 in
Height 57.1 in 57.9 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 111.4 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
2021 Chevrolet Malibu
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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