2018 Honda Accord makes global debut – Gets autonomous features
10th generation Honda Accord promises all Honda's safety technology with automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assistance as standard on all models.
Honda has unveiled the new generation Accord sedan. New 2018 Honda accord is lower and wider than its earlier counterpart, this means it is also a better car to handle while driving.
New exteriors design on 2018 Honda Accord include an upright grille, full LED headlamps and LED fog lights. Wraparound tail lamps and LED light guides at the rear get integrated twin exhaust exits while the new Accord now sits on a longer wheelbase which has been increased by 55mm to 2,830mm contributing to added head and leg room in its cabin. Boot space has also been enhanced by 28 liters to 473 liters.
The 3.5 liter V6 engine seen on the earlier Accord will be done away with and in its place will be direct injected, turbocharged inline, four cylinder engines offering 1.5 liters and 2.0 liters. The 1.5 liter engine will be capable of 192 hp power while the 2.0 liter offers 252 hp both mated to 6 speed manual or 10 speed automatic transmission. Honda has confirmed that the 1.5 liter engine will be offered on its Accord LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi, and Touring. The 2.0 liter engine will be available on four models -Sport, EX-L, EX-L Navi, and Touring.
Interiors spell luxury with dashboard paneling, new upholstery designs and chrome accents. A new 7” instrument display, an 8” display audio touchscreen infotainment system and other a host of safety features such as remote locking, engine start, stolen vehicle tracking and remote diagnostics are also presented with the 2018 Honda Accord.
Models on offer in the US will get Honda Sensing with collision mitigation braking system, lane departure warning, road departure mitigation and adaptive cruise control along with driver and passenger knee airbags, blind spot information and driver awareness monitor.