Honda Accord Earns Top Honors as Kelley Blue Book’s Best Overall Buy

December 12th, 2017 by

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In the market for a well-received mid-size car? Turn to the new Honda Accord, winner of Kelley Blue Book’s Best Overall Buyi award for 2018. They singled out the following advantages:

  • Strong fuel economy
  • A history of reliability
  • Exceptional overall value
  • Offers more features than its competitors in many areas

Discover the Winning Accord Today

For 2018, Honda has given the Accord an extensive redesign, and the critics have taken notice. Let’s take a closer look at some of the areas Kelley Blue Book singled out:

  • Fuel Economy – The 2018 Accord achieves a top fuel economy of 38 mpg highway/30 mpg cityii. It uses a powerful four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission to achieve peak efficiency.
  • Affordable Price – Starting at just $23,570 MSRPiii, the Accord is easy on your family’s budget. Despite this low price, the Accord includes a wide variety standard features.
  • Well-Equipped – With the active safety features of the Honda Sensing package, push button ignition, dual-zone climate control, and more, the Accord gives customers more base trim features than the competition.

On top of that, the Accord’s longstanding reputation as a reliable sedan gives Chicagoland drivers confidence as they take to the roads.

Other Award-Winning Honda Models

The Accord wasn’t the only Honda model to appear on Kelley Blue Book’s list. In fact, six Honda models won their individual categories in this prestigious competition:

  • 2018 Honda CR-V – Small SUV Best Buy of 20181
  • 2018 Honda Pilot – Midsize SUV Best Buy of 20181
  • 2018 Honda Odyssey – Minivan Best Buy of 20181
  • 2018 Honda Civic – Small Car Best Buy of 20181
  • 2018 Honda Accord – Mid-Size Car Best Buy of 20181
  • 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid – Electric/Hybrid Car Best Buy of 20181

Explore our selection of these award-winning vehicles today at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake!

Experience the Accord in Person

In addition to being KBB’s Best Overall Buy, the Accord has also been named 2018 North America Car of the Year*. If the Accord’s credentials pique your interest, it’s time to visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re happy to help you find the perfect trim, from the affordable LX, and dynamic Sport trim, to the amenity-packed Touring edition. We are also happy to offer a fine selection of used and certified pre-owned Accord models. Before you arrive, be sure to apply for financing and schedule a test drive. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Rd. in Crystal Lake—just a short drive from Barrington—so drop by to see the Accord for yourself.


i For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
iiBased on 2018 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.
iii MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $890.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
*https://northamericancaroftheyear.org
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