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2021 Honda Accord Is Freshened Up And Will Be Priced From $32,305 In Canada

The 2021 Honda Accord is updated and a new SE joins the lineup.


  • The Accord Hybrid gains stronger acceleration.

  • A new Canadian-exclusive SE will be offered.

  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will be standard for all.


The Honda Accord remains a popular option in the still-strong midsize sedan segment. In order to remain up to speed, Honda has updated the Accord with new standard features, introduced a new SE trim, and spruced up its styling.

All 2021 Accord sedans will now feature a wider updated front grille, new LED high- and low-beam headlights, and new are smaller fog light openings. The EX-L and Touring trims get new alloy wheel designs, and new colour, Sonic Grey Pearl, joins the lineup. Also, Blind Spot information system, the Rear Seat Reminder, and a rear seatbelt reminder will be standard on all.

The cool bit of news is that the SE returns as a Canadian-exclusive trim. It replaces the base LX but this is no “basic” sedan. It will include 19-inch wheels, full LED lighting, rear spoiler, dark chrome grille, and chrome exhaust finishers. The cabin will feature leatherette/fabric combi seating surfaces, a leather steering wheel, and a 12-way power driver’s seat. Not bad for $32,305.

2021 Honda Accord | Photo: Honda

Non-hybrid Accords will continue to be powered by the turbocharged 192-horsepower 1.5-litre 4-cylinder engine with a CVT as standard for the SE, Sport ($33,605), EX-L ($35,205) and Touring ($38,805) trims. The Sport 2.0T ($36,805) and Touring 2.0T ($41,505) retain the turbocharged 252-horsepower 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine with the 10-speed automatic transmission.

The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid, which starts at $35,805, gets improved throttle response however the system output remains unchanged at 212 horsepower and 232 lb.-ft. of torque. The $42,505 Hybrid Touring gains new 19-alloy wheels.

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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