The 2018 Honda Accord is a desirable car by all standards. Since the debut of the Honda Accord brand in 1976, the manufacturers have continued to improve significantly on every later edition and the 2018 model is no exception. Built with significant updates from previous editions, the 2018 model appears to have taken care of differing preferences of Honda customers in terms of a richer driving experience, comfort, space available in the interior, fuel economy and of course more safety. This model will be fashioned after Acura’s RX model and is being offered as coupe and sedan.
2018 Honda Accord – Beautifully Designed
The beautifully designed interior of the 2018 Honda Accord has got side-mounted airbags, rear airbags, traction control and anti-brake. Apart from these, the convenience and comfort of Honda customers are guaranteed with the provision of heated seats, the backup camera, to Climate control as well as multi-zone climate control. It’s also got USB ports, Bluetooth and audio controls on the steering wheel. It can comfortably seat 5 passengers. As expected, the coupe does not have as much legroom as the sedan. The car is also packed with child seat anchors, daytime running lights, dusk sensing headlamps, stability control, engine immobilizer, remote theft alarm and so much more. It’s simply value for money. The dashboard entertainment has AM/FM stereo, radio data system (RDS) as well as speed-sensitive volume control (SVC). It’s also got pandora compatibility, Bluetooth streaming audio, and Bluetooth hands-free link.
The exterior of the newest Honda Accord comes in a number of colors. It is designed with Chrome door handles and Chrome side windows. It sports a 17-inch alloy wheels that gives it a sporty look and feel. It’s got a clear coat paint and body colored front and rear bumpers. The Accord’s design is sleek in all ramifications. It is expected to have new suspension system. Its cabin is similar to that of the Civic, and appears to be a slight departure from the Accord which is more conservative.
2018 Honda Accord – Efficient Engine
The hood of the new Honda Accord houses a 2.4-liter engine which delivers 185 horsepower at 6400 rpm with 181 ft-lbs. With a fuel tank capacity of 17.2 gal, the engine delivers 26/34 mpg for city/highway driving respectively. However, it delivers about 29mpgcombined highway and city driving. It has a top speed of 127 miles per hour and moves from 0-60 in 5.6 seconds.
The only exception to this is the CVT model of the 2018 Honda Accord, which comes with a 3.5 liter V6 which delivers 278 horsepower at 6200 rpm and comes in 6-speed automatic. It also churns 252 lb-ft of torque at 4900 rpm. The coupe (manual) delivers 18/23 mpg for city/highway driving respectively while the sedan (automatic) delivers 21/33 mpg for city/highway driving respectively.
The re-introduced Hybrid model of the 2018 Honda Accord delivers an amazing 50 mpg
2018 Honda Accord – MSRP and Release Date
The manufacturer suggested retail price of the 2018 Honda Accord will be between $23,300 and $27,000. The Hybrid is expected to be around $35,000 to $40,000. Finally, the car is will to be released towards the end of 2017.