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'06 Accord Summary of Changes
 Date: August 29, 2005 11:48
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Honda PR
 Credibility Rating: N/A


• New exterior styling on both the Accord Sedan and Accord Coupe includes new front bumper and grille design, rear bumper and trunk lid design with integrated third brake light, LED taillights, re-styled 16” and 17” alloy wheels (available) and new exhaust finishers
• The 3.0-liter VTEC V-6 engine’s output increases to 244 horsepower @ 6250 rpm and 211 lb-ft. of torque at 5000 rpm; new engine features include a revised intake tract (before the throttle) and higher flow exhaust
• The 2.4-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine’s output increases to 166 horsepower @ 5800 rpm and 160 lb-ft. of torque at 4000 rpm; new features include a revised intake tract (before the throttle), intake manifold, drive by wire throttle, revised camshaft, and improved exhaust flow.

• Sport-oriented Accord Sedan EX V-6 is available with a 6-speed manual transmission; features carbon fiber “look” trim and premium audio
• All V-6 Coupes and Sedans have revised suspension bushings and damping rates to compliment the upgraded 17” wheel and tire package
• All V-6 models receive Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and brake assist
• Revised interior styling with a new steering wheel design, new seat fabrics, new shift knob on automatic transmission models, restyled instrument panel and satin chrome vent accents
• Smart Maintenance System automatically calculates common vehicle service intervals
• Enhanced sound deadening materials for reduced NVH
• Additional safety measures include daytime running lamps and front passenger seat belt reminder
• New colors include Alabaster Silver Metallic, Carbon Bronze Pearl, Cool Blue Metallic and Royal Blue Pearl. Additionally, Sapphire Blue Pearl is now available on select Sedan models
• Value Package (VP) replaces DX sedan trim level; air conditioning, keyless entry, power locks and cruise control are now standard features
• LX Special Edition is added; 16” alloy wheels, rear disc brakes and Electronic Brake Distribution, In-dash 6-CD Changer, steering wheel mounted audio controls, body color side sills and carbon fiber-look interior accents are now standard features
• LX-V-6 Coupes and Sedans gain standard power moonroof and heated side mirrors
• Trim Level Summary
o Accord Sedan (4-cylinder): Value Package (VP), LX, LX Special Edition, EX
o Accord Sedan (V-6): LX, EX
o Accord Coupe (4-cylinder): LX, EX
o Accord Coupe (V-6): LX, EX

Last edited by JeffX on August 29, 2005 13:18

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