Being the first Honda’s model ever produced in Northern America, the Accord has got much popularity as a convenient family car. Modernizing this sedan, the Japanese automaker has managed to make it very competitive. Today’s Accord is able to rival such automarket favorites as the upgraded Chrysler 200, the sophisticated Sonata or the fashionable Fusion. This car can satisfy both advanced technology enthusiasts and excellent driving fanciers.
Recently Japanese car maker presented the Honda Accord 2016 which is already available in the dealerships. The developers have given to it a renewed design in some parts and improved interior as well as enhanced powertrain with better specifications.
The designers started to redraw the new image of the car from the front and rear bumpers. Although they haven’t been changed absolutely, nevertheless they’ve got their peculiarities. Another remarkable change concerns the car’s light system. The headlight and foglights in some trims will feature LED technology. The rear part will be equipped with LED lights as well.
The redesigned hood looks more stylish and modern now. The Honda Accord 2016 has kept the same 19-inch wheels which still perfectly fit the overall design. The bodywork has become even longer thanks to the pimples which can be seen in the sides. The stylish handles and laconic wheel arcs just emphasize the model’s elegancy. The tailgate features a small spoiler. After all, the Japanese designers have made an excellent combination of the tailgate, taillights and bumpers.
The interior of the car is distinguished with comfort and spaciousness. Sense of lightness is underlined here with a low dashboard featuring an original layout and well-placed instruments. The upholstery materials generally resemble those of the previous version. These are high quality plastic and leather. As far as the seats, their comfortableness has been proved in numerous test-drives. Main technological features are two displays which will help the driver to manage the on-board system. The steering wheel has great functionality as well, providing control buttons for an audio system, rear-view camera and other features.
The most of trims of the Honda Accord 2016 are equipped with 2.4-liter V4 petrol engines producing up to 180 hp. It works together with a 6-speed manual or a CVT gearboxes. These motors show average fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg.
The top trims are powered by 3.5-liter V6 engines delivering 280 hp. They are paired with a 6-speed automatic only. Fuel economy is 21 for city and 35 for highway.