But when it comes to luxury features for a given price, more is better. In short, we hoped the G6 would make a good showing. Like the Pontiac G6, the Jetta is essentially a grown-up compact, but unlike the G6, the growth hasn't done much for passengers in the aft cabin. You glance in the mirror while stabbing at the wall outlet with the shaver plug to see a rumpled 47-year-old guy glancing back. This also goes for the A4. The manual is, however, equipped with the 2.
With that in mind, we know that getting data from the best possible source with the best possible level of accuracy is a must, and we believe in delivering the best results down to the tenths of a sec whenever possible. Consider feature content, for openers. The front and center console now has a new touchscreen which is an upgrade from the previous slow and maddening touchpad interface. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Add an extra 100 lbs to that if you opt for the automatic transmission though. Honda's numbers for this recall are K1P, and M1O.
Impressively even the 306hp 3. Horsepower gains were achieved with extensive improvements to the airflow of the intake and exhaust systems. Remedy Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. For 2006, all Accord models gain standard daytime running lights. At the test track, the Jetta surprised us again, running up acceleration and braking numbers that were distinctly better than those of the preproduction edition tested in October: 0 to 60 in 6. That combination is a first for Honda's bread-and-butter four-door, and an essential element in qualifying for this bash-a manual transmission was one of the basic requirements for invitation, and all five cars were equipped with you-shift-it six-speeds. As a conceptual group, our roundup of 30-grand sports sedans isn't new.
All Accords have a new rear window tray since the third brake light is relocated to the trunk lid as well as a front passenger seat belt reminder. With the manual transmission, acceleration is strong. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. A measure of elegant simplicity, the Accord Coupe offers legendary quality, cutting-edge technology and a long list of safety features to round it out. This produced runs to 60 mph of 6. We drove the 280 miles to southeast Ohio, where we scorched the edges of our 13. It whooshed to 60 mph in 5.
With new drive-by-wire throttle control and revised valve timing, the 2006 version delivers 166 horsepower at 5800 rpm and 160 pound-feet of torque at 4000 rpm. For all its prowess in objective dynamic testing, though, the G6 drew low subjective marks on the Hocking Hills highways. Its counterpart with a 10-speed automatic transmission almost defies the laws of physics by hitting 60mph in 5. Honda says the actual improvement is closer to 10 horsepower. However, this recall does supersede 13V132 and 14V349. When we speak of back roads, we speak of this car's prime venue. In stock form it's handling is poor.
It can hit 60mph in 7. The recall is expected to begin June 2018. It covers quarter of a mile in 15. Sounds good, doesn't it--especially when you motor past a gas station and see the price of regular unleaded starting with a 3. My dad got me and my younger brother cars similar to these when we were like juniors in college and needed cars. Even more strange is that both the auto and manual transmissions get their own individual engines. The Honda Accord is a sedan with many strengths and little to no downsides.
For as little as I was asking for the car and to have no serious takers, I decided it's more worth it to drive the car into the ground and scrap it once something major goes my bet is the transmission as it's already showing signs of wear with some grinding synchros. A roads do the stupidest shit, I swear. It was possible to hustle the G6 around our loop as quickly as most of the others, but it was more work than fun, requiring absolute concentration. A six-speed manual is available for the V6, helping to deliver a 0-60 mph time of just 5. In a perfect world, a guy who likes to unwind lonely driving roads on a brisk weekend morning owns an implement dedicated to just such an activity. In fact, Honda even lights the climate controls and audio controls differently aqua green and white to make it easier to distinguish between them at night.
A Tire Pressure Monitoring System is also standard, as are stability and traction control. This time around, it had a profound impact on the outcome. No petitions, requests for funding. As much as we love 'em, sports cars are pure automotive self-indulgence, with a low practicality index. All hands cited major wind noise, an apparent leak in the upper right-hand A-pillar area--a little more tolerable than Chinese water torture during freeway cruising, but not much. Crash safety tests on the Accord are top-notch, and allow you to have peace of mind.