2.4L DOHC I-4 (Accord)

190 hp/162 lb.-ft.

+ Absolutely sings to seven-grand redline

- Too big a car for 162 lb.-ft.

= Minimalist cool

3.5L SOHC V-6 (Accord Coupe 6MT)

268 hp/248 lb.-ft.

+ Almost premium-grade V-6

- All variants deserve cylinder deac

= Crushingly well-rounded