2016 Honda Accord sedan is powered by a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine offering 185 bhp power and 181 lb/ft torque and a 3.5 liter V6 engine capable of 278 bhp power and 252 lb/ft torque.
Both engines are mated to either 6 speed manual transmission, a continuous variable transmission or 6 speed automatic gearbox. Compared to old Accord, fuel efficiency is higher due to use of lighter materials in the body and new aerodynamic elements besides friction reducing features.
Pricing of 2016 Honda Accord sedan starts at $22,105 (INR 14,45,335), while the coupe will come in with a price tag starting at $23,775 (INR 15,54,528).
Both 2016 Honda Accord and Accord Coupe receive styling updates with sharper lines, larger side intakes and new LED fog lamps. The Accord Sedan receives a new front grille, aggressive rear bumper design and an aluminium hood. 2016 Accord sits on new alloy wheels and get new exterior colours that include new Kona Coffee Metallic for all sedan trims and Deep Blue Opal Metallic for the Coupe trims.
Interiors are also redesigned in new fabric and colours, with the Accord Sedan LX and Coupe LX-S receiving gloss black interior trims. Carbon fiber elements are seen throughout its interior makeup while Sedan EX trims and above receive wood grain style instrument panels. Rear seats are foldable in 60:40 split with heating function.
Confirmed for India launch next year, infotainment features on board both the sedan and coupe includes new 7” touchscreen compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. 2016 Honda Accord gets Straight Driving Assist Technology utilizing Motion Adaptive Steering System while Collision Mitigation Braking System with Forward Collision Warning, Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Keeping Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control are among the host of safety features seen on board the new Honda Accord.