Honda Accord is one of the best Sedan in the market today and
has been so for a long time. Although this niche market is very
competitive with some manufacturers solely concentrating on
production of Sedans, Accord has managed to maintain good
To keep its grip on the market, Honda is set to release a new
age Accord which will go by the name “the 2016 Honda Accord”.
The auto maker will use fine materials to ensure the new Honda
has better aerodynamics and improved fuel economy; it will also
come with improved technological features. The new model will
be offered as a sedan as well as a coupe.
Honda Accord 2016 Exterior
The exterior design of the new model looks modern and stylish
as we would expect from the Accord. The automaker has made the
front more aggressive. An upgraded hood, bumper and grille add
to the improved aggressive look.
The sport trim and higher trims will feature LED fog lights. At
the back, you will find a brand new spoiler on the Touring
trim. All designs will feature new LED taillights. The base
trim will feature 16-inch alloy wheels while higher trims will
feature 19 –inch alloy wheels for the first time.
2016 Honda Accord Interior
Honda Accord is known to cleverly utilize the interior space.
It comes with a nice and upright driving position, easy entry
and exit and good legroom in the back. The new 2016 Honda
Accord comes in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring trims for the
sedan while the coupe will be offered in LX-S, EX, EX-L, and
Touring trims. The rear back seat of all sedans will have a
60/40 split folding ability.
The base trim will also come with a dual-zone automatic climate
control, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, an 8-inch
i-MID display with Pandora audio streaming as well as SMS
text-message capability. The EX-L system features a 360-watt
system that comes with Aha internet radio streaming.
Engine Specs and Performance
Under the hood of the new 2016 Honda Accord you will find two
different engines depending on the trim level. The base engine
of both the sedan and coupe will feature a 2.4 L inline
4-cylinder engine. This engine will have a capability to
produce 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. However, the sport trim
will be hooked with more power of around 189 hp and 182 lb-ft
Both engine variants will be paired to a six-speed manual or
CVT transmission system depending on the trim level. The
automaker will offer another engine for the model as an option.
This engine will be a 3.5 L V6 capable of producing 278hp and
252 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be paired with either a
six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission system.
When it comes to fuel economy, the 4-cylinder sedan mated
with a manual transmission will deliver 23/24 mpg city/highway
while the CVT-equipped coupe and sport sedan will deliver 27/37
mpg for city and highway respectively. The Accord sedan sport
trim will accelerate from 0-60 mph in only 7.5 seconds.
Price and release date
The base trim of the sedan (LX) will have a start price of
$22,105 while the highest trim (Touring) will cost around
$34,580. On the other hand, the base trim of the coupe (LX-S)
will cost $24,775 while the highest trim will take you back $
34,125. The Sedan has already been released during the first
week of August while the Coupe will be released towards the end
of the month.
Competitors of new Accord 2016 are also excellent cars, may
single out a new Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata.