Honda declassified restyled Accord sedan for the US market. In this country, sales of new items will start on October 13. The basic version of the car will cost customers a minimum of $ 24,770.
The updated model received a wider radiator grille, reduced foglights, aggressive bumpers and new alloy wheels. The sporty version of the Sport Special Edition features chrome trim. 19-inch wheels and an additional set of options.
Already in the basic version, the car is equipped with a multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen display. In more expensive configurations, you can connect your smartphone to multimedia wirelessly. Also in the cabin there are USB ports for rear passengers. The driver has access to modernized adaptive cruise control and an advanced lane keeping system. Older configurations received an automatic braking function when driving at low speeds.
The sedan is equipped with a 1.5-liter “turbo four”, developing 195 hp. and 260 Nm of torque. This motor is capable of working in tandem with a variator. Also, customers will be offered a 2.0-liter turbo engine with direct fuel injection (252 horsepower). Transmission – 10-band “automatic”, developed by the own efforts of Honda engineers.
The Accord will also be available with a hybrid powertrain. It includes a 2.0-liter gasoline engine and two electric motors. The total power is 212 horsepower.
At the moment, the Honda Accord is not officially sold in Russia. The car left our market in the fall of 2015. At the moment, the line of the Japanese brand in our market is represented by only two crossovers – Pilot and CR-V. This one in the future may add to the list of the new generation compact sedan City. In early August, Honda patented this car in Russia.