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2018 Honda Accord Overview


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If you are thinking about buying a midsize sedan, you should read through this 2018 Honda Accord Overview. The 2018 Honda Accord is one of the top-rated mainstream midsize sedans on the market. The Accord has always been loved for its good looks, its impressive performance, its fuel efficiency, its practicality, and its reliability. You can count on the new 2018 Accord to do even better than its predecessors in all these aspects.

Engine: 2.0L four-cylinder

Horsepower: 192hp

Torque: 192 lb-ft

Transmission: CVT

Fuel Economy: 30/38 mpg

2018 Honda Accord Exterior Design Overview

The 2018 Honda Accord boasts a bold, muscular, and sophisticated exterior that is sure to get you noticed. Its athletic stance and its fastback-inspired design make it look more like a driving enthusiast’s car, so you are sure to make quite a statement with it. This car can also be had with available dual chrome exhaust pipes and available attention-grabbing 19-inch alloy wheels that both add to its sporty look. The 2018 Honda Accord also features strong character lines and aggressive curves that give it a commanding presence, and its standard LED headlights, LED foglights, and LED tail lights also make it look upscale and sophisticated.

2018 Honda Accord offers a whole host of driving and entertainment technologies.

Driving Dynamics of the 2018 Honda Accord

Also worth noting in this 2018 Honda Accord Overview is that the body of the 2018 Accord is more aerodynamic than those of its predecessors. It is also considerably lighter and more rigid thanks to the extensive use of ultra-high strength steel in most sections of its structure. As a result, the 2018 Honda Accord delivers swifter performance and it also records higher fuel economy ratings than ever before.

Its lighter body makes it easier to maneuver, and its wide footprint helps with stability and control. The 2018 Accord’s new body structure has also been designed to enhance cabin quietness. Special structural adhesives have been used at critical structure points and advanced sound insulation technologies have been utilized to ensure a more composed driving experience devoid of road/wind noise.

This car also features a new Macpherson-strut front suspension and a new multilink rear suspension that are both designed to also improve ride quality, handling precision, and cabin quietness. The Touring models feature an even more advanced adaptive damper system that automatically adjusts the damping force of the shock absorbers every 1/500 of a second. This results in an even more compliant ride.

2018 Honda Accord Performance Overview

The 2018 Honda Accord also features powerful engines. Its gasoline-powered trim models come equipped with a standard 1.5 liter 16-valve DOHC direct-injected turbo engine rated at 192-horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 192 lb.-ft. of torque at 1600-5000 rpm. This engine pairs with a continuously variable automatic transmission in all these models except the Sport trim that features a 6-speed manual transmission.

The Sport, EX-L, and Touring trims can also be had with an available 2.0 liter 16-valve DOHC direct-injected turbo engine that generates 252-horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 273 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,500-4,000 rpm. This engine pairs with an advanced ten-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. When equipped with the 2.0 liter turbo engine, this car can sprint from zero to 60 mph in less than six seconds. The 2018 Accord Hybrid models come equipped with a new hybrid powertrain that combines the output of a 2.0 liter 16-valve DOHC Atkinson-cycle engine with that of two electric motors.

The Roomy and Comfortable 2018 Honda Accord

Another thing that you are sure to like about the 2018 Honda Accord Overview is the fact that it offers an amazingly roomy cabin. Its maximum total passenger volume stands at 105.6 cubic feet – one of the highest total passenger volumes in its segment. In the front, it offers 39.5 inches of headroom and 42.3 inches of legroom, while in the rear it offers 37.3 inches of headroom and an impressive 40.4 inches of legroom. The 2018 Honda Accord also offers a 16.7-cubic-foot trunk so there is also plenty of room for cargo. You can also fold down its 60/40-split rear seats when you need more room for cargo.

The 2018 Accord also offers great seating comfort. It can be had with an available 12-way power-adjustable driver’s seat that includes 4-way power lumbar support and two-position memory. The electronic adjustment controls on this seat make it very easy to adjust, and the two-position memory feature enables you to save your seating position. This really helps when you are sharing driving privileges with others.

For a more detailed 2018 Honda Accord Overview, come to Honda of Bellingham at 2010 Iowa Street, Bellingham, WA 98229. We at Honda of Bellingham look forward to helping you to acquire the 2018 Honda Accord.

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