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2008 Accord Coupe Spotter's Guide

Things are a little bit simpler with the coupe. but from a spotting perspective, about the only thing you're going to be able to determine is whether you're looking at a 4-cylinder or a V6. Basically, there are two wheel designs. 4-cylinder models are all fitted with 17" Alloy wheels while V6's get a set of 10-spoke 18's. Additional 4-cylinder traits include body-colored door handles and a single exhaust outlet. V6 models wear chrome door handles, dual exhaust outlets, standard foglights, and a body colored rear decklid spoiler.


Accord EX/EX-L V6 Coupe wheels

Accord LX-S, EX/EX-L 4-cyl Coupe wheels

V6 Coupe decklid spoiler

V6 Coupe eual exhaust

V6 Accord chrome oor handles

V6 Coupe foglights

V6 6MT or 5AT?
While it's pretty easy to tell that you're looking at a V6 coupe, unless we're missing something obvious, this year there seems to be no clear exterior distinction between 6MT and 5AT models.



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  Popular mod - swap chrome door handles
TR 2
  Coupe spoiler
Potenza 3
  8th Gen 6MT or 5AT
Ignition_Key 5
  saw the new Accord commercial...
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  Why was this guide removed from the front page so fast?
VinceThe1 2
  Another V6 Difference...
ehaley 2
  led taillights on coupe
guywithodyssey 17
  How many people cares?
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  Those 17's are the sedan's, if i'm not mistaken.
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