The American version of 2016 Honda Accord sedan has received a number of updates to the 2016 model year. Mid-size car got a fresh exterior and interior, as well as a range of modern devices. The model is supposed to be back with a bang after its redesign in Ohio, much to the surprise of competing cars. The Accord brand has been immensely popular in the North American and European Markets till now.
|Engine||2.2 i-DTEC Type S (180Hp)|
|Maximum speed||220 km/h|
|Acceleration from standstill to 100 km/h||8.7 sec|
|Fuel tank volume||65 l|
The standard version of 2016 Honda Accord will be available in coupe and sedan versions. However, the coupe is a better entrant for the mid-sized, 2-door, luxury car market. The coupe is almost like a sports car variation for the sedan with a sleeker and more athletic appearance. The exterior of the car has undergone a lot of visible changes. The front half is much bolder in appearance than its predecessor giving it an image which conveys toughness and aggression. There is a lot of use of Chromium and other strong materials like the aluminum hood. The windows are much shorter and the roof lower. There is also a new blacked-out slat on the grille, LED headlamps, wheels and several new options in exterior paint colors. The rear has only slight modifications including a new bumper with a wide area for the license plate, full-width crease, slight redesign on the backlights.
On the interior, a number of changes have been applied in a constructive manner that will make driving 2016 Honda Accord a much more pleasurable experience. High-quality materials will be used in the finishing of the car. The seats are constructed from high-quality leather and there are plenty of options for heating and cooling. All these features combine to give the car a smart and trendy appearance. A central console will contain a touch-screen infotainment system. This is the first vehicle amongst all the Hondas to be compatible with Apple and Android. The tools will be classified into the following ranges: EX-L, EX, Touring, and LX-S.
The 2016 Honda Accord will probably come with several engine options on the basis of different markets. For the U.S., it is expected to come with a 3.5L and 24-Valve DOHC V6 Engine that has a capacity of 278 horsepower and 252 lb-ft torque. In other countries, it will be launched with a 2.5L, 4-Cylinder and 16-Valve DOHC Engine that has a capacity of 185 horsepower and 181 lb-ft torque. This engine comes within the ‘Earth Dreams’ category and have a great fuel consumption and are very efficient. There is also the option of a hybrid model at a later time that will potentially reduce pollution level and gas consumption.
According to present information, the brand new 2016 Honda Accord will probably be in stores by the end of 2015. There is not a lot of information about its price, but it is assumed to be similarly priced as its predecessor. The car is estimated to be within the $24,000-$33,000 price bracket.