The 2011 Honda Accord Special Edition comes equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine similar to the Accord base LX and LX-P. However, Honda has tweaked the engine improving the aerodynamics and reducing engine friction. The engine produces 177 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 161 pound-feet of torque at 4,300 rpm. It comes standard with a five-speed automatic transmission with no manual override.
The 2011 Honda Accord SE can go from 0 to 60 mph in 9.2 seconds. It’s well-tuned stability control keeps the car in check. The base price of the test vehicle was $24,480.
The base car gets standard 16-inch alloy wheels, 8-way power adjustable driver seat with lumbar support, automatic headlights, premium audio with subwoofer and XM satellite radio, one-touch power windows for driver and passenger as well as Bluetooth hands free telephone connectivity.