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The 2012 Honda Accord models have cabin appointments that go beyond what typical, budget-minded mid-size buyers might expect.
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One staffer dubbed it the "corrective posture chair." If it fits you, you'll love it, but if it doesn't, this is a deal-breaker.
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rides quietly and steadily
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Unembellished plastic interior surfaces that once were elegant and now just seem plain and boring
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Around town and on the freeways it proved perfectly comfortable
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The Accord is a longtime family favorite; look inside and it's easy to see why. While the cabin is stylish and well-appointed, Honda has made the most of its interior space, with roomy, comfortable seating. A smooth ride also helps cement this model's status as a great long-haul car for driver and passengers.

The U.S. EPA, which goes by interior space not outside dimensions, considers the 2012 Accord a large car, and it really shows in the back seat. Even six-footers will find a quite natural seating position, with none of the crunched, knees-up position you might resort to in smaller sedans. The front seats are comfortable and supportive, too. About the only issue is the sloping roofline, which might limit headroom for the tallest adults in back. In the Coupe, the backseats aren't so easily accessible, but average-size adults will fit.

Cargo space is about the only area of the Accord that isn't much better than average; a somewhat small opening limits its usefulness for larger items, and it's not particularly spacious. But you can make the most of it with a split-folding rear seatback.

The Accord rides well enough to please most passengers; it's not luxury-car smooth, but very quiet and well-isolated--especially in upper V-6 trims, where Honda adds active motor mounts and an active noise canceling system. In repeat drives of current-generation Accords, we've also found the swooping dual-cockpit instrument panel arrangement and nicely detailed trim, while it looks complex, to be completely free of creaks and rattles.

Conclusion

The 2012 Honda Accord models have cabin appointments that go beyond what typical, budget-minded mid-size buyers might expect.

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