Difference Between a Honda Accord LX & EX

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The Accord is one of the more popular cars that Honda offers. It offers several different models including a Hybrid version. The LX and the EX are the two main models of the Accord. The LX is the base model of the Accord while the EX is the more premium model.

Shared Features

According to Honda the basic features that the two models share include Drive-by-Wire™ throttle system, air conditioning with air filtration, illuminated steering-wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls, traction control, Anti-lock braking system (ABS), front side and side airbags, and daytime lights.


The LX has a 177-hp, 2.4 liter engine while the EX offers a little more power with the 190-hp engine, 2.4 liter engine.


The EX boasts 17 inch alloy wheels as an added feature for the model, while the LX has 16 inch regular wheels.

Added Features

The EX also features a one touch power sunroof, heated seats, power side mirrors and blue ambient console lights as added features that the LX does not offer.

Audio System

Both models of Accord have a CD player and a sound system, but the EX has the added feature of a six disc player.

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