By: kemal Fusilero
Style, Speed, and Performance are what the Honda badge stands for and is perfectly embodied on the 2018 Honda Accord. The youthful sporty vibe of the Honda Accord is highlighted by its swooping fastback design and bold flashy grille, sharp LED headlights and the dual exhaust tips.
Honda has boldly pronounced the Accord’s sporty styling by car’s fastback design and dual exhaust. Equipped with turbochargers on the 1.5L and 2.0L trims the Accord has more than enough horsepower to match its sporty design.
The Honda Accord is also equipped with advanced safety technology to make the journey fun and safe at the same time.
The Honda Accord displays an aggressive sporty stance upfront with its Bold grille with chrome highlights and Sharp LED headlights and fog lamps. The Accord features sharp aerodynamic lines that curve into a prominent trailing fastback design. The 2018 Accord is sleeker than the previous model with it being lower in height and shorter in length but the sleek curved lines hide the difference in dimension.
1.5 LX models are equipped with 17in alloy wheels, the 1.5 EX models are equipped with attention-grabbing 18in alloy wheels and the Sports model is equipped with an 18in wheels and a spoiler.
Despite being sporty and performance oriented the Honda Accord does not compromise on comfort and is equipped with a luxurious premium interior with its sporty steering wheel wrapped in leather, comfortable padded leather seats, padded armrest, dual zone climate controls and a class-leading premium entertainment system.
The Sporty aura of the Honda Accord is evident in the interior styling with carbon fiber design inlays on the dashboard that is perfectly matched with the leather trim. The sharp but pleasing lines in the interior are centered by the 8-inch entertainment system touchscreen monitor.
The centerpiece of the sporty interior design is the 8-inch touch screen monitor and the dual climate control console. The Honda’s attention to detail is shown in the Accord’s dashboard where the carbon fiber accents subtly pronounce the car’s sporty design. The build and quality of the Honda Accord is top in class with high-quality leather and tough high-end plastics.
The Honda Accord has class-leading legroom and is fully equipped with large cup holders and bins to make the journey more enjoyable and comfortable.
Honda Accord LX Model
The Standard model of the Honda Accord is equipped with both Power Windows and Power Mirrors. Remote Start and Push to start ignition is standard for all models and variants. The entertainment system for the LX model is 7in is equipped with the latest connectivity tech such as Bluetooth. The entertainment system has 4 speakers.
Honda Accord Sport Model
The Sports Model is equipped with features from the LX model and is also equipped with Power seats and lumbar support for a more comfortable drive. In tune with its sports heritage, the Sports Model is equipped with Paddle shifter and the vehicle has two driving modes namely, the ECO and Sports mode. The Sport’s model is also equipped with a sun/moonroof.
Honda Accord EX and 2.0 Turbo Model
The EX model has all the features of the LX and Sports Models. The EX model has improved leather seats and a better entertainment system.
Engine and Performance
The Honda Accord has two engines on its lineup, the 1.5 Liter Turbo gasoline engine with 198bhp and equipped with CVT transmission for a high power and highly efficient engine performance and the 2.0 Liter Turbo Gasoline Engine with 247 bhp and its paired with a ten-speed Automatic transmission for a truly powerful sports experience.
1.5 Liter Turbo Engine
The 1.5 Liter Engine is a four-cylinder turbocharged power plant that can generate 198 bhp. The Engine is paired with a CVT transmission that maximizes the car’s fuel economy and performance. The 1.5L turbo engine is capable of taking on mountain climbs and highways and perfect for the daily drive on the city.
2.0 Liter Turbo Engine
The 2.0 Liter four-cylinder engine truly brings out the character of the Honda Accord and defines itself from the competition as a Luxury Sports Sedan, design for individuals with refined taste and a need for speed. The 2.0 Liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine can produce 247 bhp on demand and a perfect fit for fast weekend vacations.
The Accord is the hallmark of Honda’s pursuit of excellence and safety. The Accord offers class-leading passive and active safety features to make the journey comfortable and safe without compromise.
The Honda Accord has scored an overall 5-star rating for the NHTSA and IIHS rating. The Honda Accord has scored 5 stars for the Frontal Crash Test overall, for driver and the passenger. 5 stars for the Side Barrier Test overall, driver and passenger and also scored 5 stars for the rollover test.
The Honda Accord is also equipped with the latest Honda Safety Technology as Standard. These Safety Features include Dual Front Airbags, side curtains and knee airbags for all models. The Vehicle is also equipped with ABS and EBD to ensure Maximum safety. The Honda Accord EX and 2.0 Sport is also equipped with Honda Lane Watch system that monitors and provides a head’s up whenever the vehicle drifts from a lane and a Rear View Camera for easier and safe maneuvering of a vehicle the when parking.
The Honda Accord is defined as a Luxury Sports Sedan as defined by the Car’s sloping back and aerodynamic lines. The Honda Accord also presents a high degree of refined sophistication due to its luxurious interior styling and overall dimensions. The Honda Accord is the perfect vehicle for Sophisticated Social Gatherings at the Country Club and also perfect for a night out at the city. The Honda Accord is the perfect balance of sports performance and Refined Luxury, ready to answer the call of speed whenever and wherever.
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