Offering a pretty good mix of very Honda-like invigorating handling, a cool, high-revving engine, good comfort and great safety, we couldn't have asked for many more things from a family station wagon. To make things clearer, what really stands out in the Honda Accord Tourer we tested is the overall package, giving you safety and comfort without forgetting the fun part in driving.
As we mentioned earlier, the five speed automatic transmission our car was fitted with isn't exactly the best we ever drove. It's not exactly sluggish, but judging from the amount of power available at the crank and the car's pretty slim weight, the performance should have been much, much better. And we're talking about both acceleration times and fuel consumption.
The only ugly bit we could find with the Accord Tourer was probably its design and color. Well, not the design per se, but considering it was a black station wagon you couldn't win too many hearts with it. As you probably also saw in our guest editors' opinion sections, the "hearse jokes" got old pretty fast. Continue reading