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2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,040
3 listings nationwide

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2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,374
22 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe

The 2001 Honda Prelude still has the same design from 1997, so it looks kind of boring now. But, the twin cam and VTEC engine makes a great motorcyle-like revving noise that sounds rea...

2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX
George Kennedy Preview:

In the modern car market, the personal commuter coupe is something of a dying breed. This was once a segment dominated by cars like the Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Ford Thunderbird, and oth...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
Guru3YXCW writes:
Nothing special basic car...
Family Car Ranked 2003 Honda Accord EX better.
"Horse power handling over all performance all round, style, comfort gas mileage..."
Value Ranked 2003 Honda Accord EX better.
"Great quality well built car if you know how to really take care of it doing its regular oil changes and part replacements when need be."
55
Drouse 2001 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview:

Amazing Car! — This is an awesome car. I cannot say enough about the Prelude. I've been after a clean/stock Prelu...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

185
Dirtbiker 2001 Honda Prelude 2 Dr STD CoupeReview:

I Am Extremely Impressed By Its Power And Looks — I like this cars power and looks and how I can tune it to my personal driving standards. I also like...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX
GuruTYM9C writes:
Love it
20
GuruXY5J2 writes:
One of best coupes I drove in years! V6 sounds outstanding, even better with electronic cutout! Overall hard c...
Looks/Style Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible RWD worse.
"Looks just right "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible RWD worse.
"Lots of room"
Realist_sa writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT worse.
"they more comfortable than the elantra "
Family Car Ranked 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT better.
"it has 4 doors which means more space for the family than the accord"

Specs

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
23 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
32 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
200 hp @ 7,000 RPM
185 hp @ 6,400 RPM
185 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
156 lb-ft @ 5,250 RPM
181 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
181 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
11.1:1
11.1:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.42 in x 3.9 in
3.42 in x 3.9 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 28.1 in 33.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.7 cu ft 13.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,051 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178 in 189.5 in
Width 69 in 73 in
Height 51.8 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 101.8 in 107.3 in

Available Options

2001 Honda Prelude
2 Dr STD Coupe
2017 Honda Accord Coupe
EX

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Deep Blue Opal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • San Marino Red
  • Still Night Pearl
  • White Orchid Pearl

Option Packages

  • AT Sport Suspension
  • MT Sport Suspension
  • Aero Kit
  • Side Underbody Spoiler
  • HFP Package
  • Tires: Conti Sport Contact 3
  • Wheels: 18" Diamond Cut Alloy

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