2021 Honda Accord: The Best Gets Better

For the 2021 model year, the new Honda Accord gets a stylish new exterior, more premium features standard, and a new Sport SE trim. The new Honda Accord Hybrid also returns with an improved hybrid powertrain. Drivers will appreciate a recalibrated throttle response that gives the new Accord better performance. The new Accord balances the excitement of a sports sedan with a comfortable, everyday driving experience. Aa America’s best-selling car of the past 44 years*, the Honda Accord keeps getting better with age.

The 2021 Honda Accord was just named a Car and Driver 10Best, for the 23rd year in a row and 35th time overall! How does the Honda Accord earn so many recognitions? Simply put, the Honda Accord is reliable, practical, affordable, and just plain fun to drive. In the Honda Accord, you get advanced safety features, of-the-moment infotainment and driver-assistive technology, as well as Honda’s proven track record of well-performing drivetrains and reliable performance over many, many years. Let’s see what’s new for 2021.

For the 2021 model year, the new Honda Accord gets a sophisticated redesign with new front-end styling, a wider grille, and a new color: Sonic Gray Pearl. Enjoy new alloy wheel designs and optional new LED headlights and foglights.

Inside, the 2021 Honda Accord now has a standard 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are now standard, with the option of wireless connectivity on the Accord EX-L and Touring, or the Accord Hybrid EX and above. Front USB ports are now located at the front of the center console for easier access, and the Accord Sport and higher also get new dual 2.5-volt USB ports for the rear seats.

The Honda Accord’s standard features include a multi-angle rearview camera, dual-zone climate control, Eco Assist™, auto high beam headlights, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio, and Honda Sensing® safety features including a new Rear Seat Reminder. Other features available on higher trims include:

2021 Honda Accord Sport

  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • 8-speaker audio system
  • 12-way power driver’s seat
  • Sport pedals
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • LED Headlights and fog lights

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid EX

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Wireless charger
  • Remote engine start
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®

2021 Honda Accord Sport SE (Special Edition)

  • Heated front seats
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • Remote engine start
  • Heated mirrors
  • Rear USB ports
  • Leather-trimmed interior
  • 4-way power passenger’s seat

2021 Honda Accord EX-L & Accord Hybrid EX-L

  • – Wireless phone charger
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™
  • Power moonroof
  • Leather-trimmed interior
  • Power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • 450-Watt, 10-speaker premium audio system

2021 Honda Accord Touring & Accord Hybrid Touring

  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated outboard rear seats
  • Head-Up Display
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Honda navigation system
  • Adaptive damper system

The Honda Accord Sport Special Edition (SE) replaces the 2020 Accord EX trim and adds the styling of the Accord Sport – a rear trunk lid spoiler, dark chrome grille, chrome exhaust finishers, and an exclusive 19-inch alloy wheel design. The EX is still available on the Accord Hybrid and has similar features, but without the sporty styling extras.

The Honda Accord comes standard with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces an impressive 192-horsepower. You can also opt for the turbocharged 2.0-liter, 252-horsepower powertrain on the Accord Sport or on the the top-tier Honda Accord Touring model, where it comes standard. The Accord Hybrid is built on a two-motor hybrid system with E-CVT and Sport mode. For 2021, the Accord Hybrid received updates to its hybrid powertrain with improved throttle response for better acceleration and a combined output of 212-hp and 232 lb.-ft. of torque. For fuel economy, the Honda Accord Hybrid gets an incredible 48 mpg**. While the all-gas Honda Accord still boasts an impressive 38 mpg*** rating.

Whether you are looking for a spacious, comfy family car, a stylish, professional sedan, or simply want an affordable, reliable, fun-to-drive everyday vehicle, the 2021 Honda Accord has something for you. Enjoy a smooth, nimble ride with impressive response and acceleration while sitting in a comfy cabin filled with the latest auto technology innovations. The 2021 Honda Accord also earned the 2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, so you can rest assured that you will be as safe as you are comfortable in the new Honda Accord or Honda Accord Hybrid.

Visit Hayward Honda in Hayward, California, to explore the various trims, features, and options with the help of our friendly, experienced staff of Honda enthusiasts. Take the Honda Accord and Honda Accord Hybrid for a test drive to compare driving experiences and determine the perfect Honda for your driving needs. Hayward Honda has everything Honda, so visit us today or start your shopping experience online. Enjoy an easy breezy car buying experience at Hayward Honda in Hayward, CA.

*Wards Intelligence cumulative U.S. light vehicle sales among passenger cars, 1970-2020CYTD Sep.

**48 city/48 highway/48 combined mpg rating for Hybrid, Hybrid EX and Hybrid EX-L trims. 44 city/41 highway/43 combined mpg rating for the Hybrid Touring trim. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

***30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and EX-L trims. 29 city/35 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport and Special Edition 1.5T trims. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg ratio for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.