The Japanese automaker Honda has so many great models and the Accord model is a very successful model. According to Company, the next generation of Accord model is expected to hit the markets around the USA in the second half of 2017. We’ve received the first spy photos of this prototype and in the following review, we will try to introduce you the future 2018 Honda Accord. According to photos, at the first glance, we can notice some differences compared to the previous model, and the Company also confirmed that there is going to be a lot of changes. We can also notice some similarities with the well known 10th-generation of Civic model and this model will also share the platform with mentioned model.
2018 Honda Accord Changes
The latest model will definitely adopt sleeker look, and that is notable at the first glance from the outside. This model will share the platform with the well known Civic model. Despite the heavy camo painted in black, it is notable that this model has a sleek profile with an arching roofline. Also, the chassis will be as in the Civic model, made using a lot of aluminum materials and that further means reduced weight and better fuel economy. Some other details from the outside are not visible, but we can expect slightly revised front grille. Also, the LED system for the lighting will be most likely updated. The bumpers at the front and rear side will most likely remain the same as before. At the sides, according to photos, we can see large wheels, and if we have to assume, its size will be around 18 inches.
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Honda Accord 2018 Interior design
Photos of the 2018 Accord cabin are very rare, only one to be exact, but we have some pieces of information that are based on the reliable rumors. The interior will be also inspired by the Civic model, and we can expect the same features as well as similar design. There is going to be enough space for all five passengers, and all of them will enjoy in adjustable and well-shaped seats. The standard upholstery for the seats will be most likely leather. Also, we can anticipate adaptive cruise control, leather steering wheel, dual zone climate control. This model will also have a very secure cabin with a lot of safety system, and we can also anticipate so many options for connectivity.
Engine and Performance
Underneath the hood, the approaching model will be powered by a four-cylinder engine and that will remain the base option. As we know, this engine has front wheel drive option. According to some newest speculation, instead of a V6 engine, we can expect the brand new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid powertrain is still there, and it will have 212-horsepower 4-cylinder and electric motor. At this point, info about the transmission is not available, but we assume that this model will use the same gearboxes as Accord 2017.
Price and Release date
The release date of the most recent model will be in the second half of 2017 while the starting price will be around $23.000.
New 2018 Honda Accord spy shots