Talking Cars (MP3)

More info on the 2023 Honda Accord 1.5T EX here:

Ratings and test results on every car CR purchases and tests:

We purchased a 2023 Honda Accord 1.5T EX for CR's auto test program, and share our first impressions of the changes to the latest generation of this popular mid-size sedan, how it compares to the Honda Accord Hybrid Sport model we're also testing, as well as competitors like the Toyota Camry, Subaru Legacy, and Nissan Altima, and question why Honda has restricted many desirable options to just hybrid powertrain models. We also weigh in on a viewer's conspiracy theory that big trucks and SUVs are only popular because of distracted drivers and poor road conditions in the US.


Which Hybrid Should You Buy - Honda Accord or Toyota Camry?:

Best Midsized and Large Sedans You Can Buy Today:

Subaru Legacy First Impressions:


:18 - 2023 Honda Accord first impressions

1:27 - What is missing in this version of the Honda Accord?

4:30 - is this car a good choice for families?

7:19 - Driving impressions

10:33 - infotainment and controls

13:05 - comfort and fit & finish

16:56 - standard model vs. hybrid

21:05 - are bad drivers and crumbling roads making SUVs more popular?


Subscribe to Talking Cars on Apple Podcasts!

Video version:

Audio version:

Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly!

From your iOS device, iMessage us at to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team!

Direct download: 2305CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT