Honda has revealed the ASEAN-spec, tenth-gen Accord and apparently, the design is kind of acquainted as quite a lot of design cues are shared with the Accord that has been on sale in North American since 2017.
In comparison with the ninth-gen mannequin – the mannequin presently on sale in India – the brand new Honda Accord is 13mm shorten in size at four,920mm, although the wheelbase is up by a notable 54mm to 2,830mm. This implies the brand new automobile might provide more room contained in the cabin. The brand new mannequin can be wider than its predecessor by 10mm although the roof-line is now decrease by 15mm.
As seen on the US-spec automobile, the tenth-gen Accord follows Honda’s newest design language with an upright grille with a thick band of chrome operating between the headlamps, a big central air-dam with an LED fog-lamps inset within the entrance bumper vents. The brand new Accord will get an virtually coupe-like profile paying homage to the Civic, together with chrome detailing alongside the higher fringe of the window-line. The boot options an built-in spoiler factor together with C-shaped tail-lamps.
Inside, the cabin of the ASEAN Accord is almost similar to the US-spec mannequin’s, although in right-hand drive format. The centre console is topped by a free-standing infotainment show and there’s a strip of trim inserts separating the higher and decrease dashboard, together with a part-digital instrument cluster and fabric inserts on the door panels, armrest and the central tunnel.
Below the hood, the brand new Accord options two engine choices for now – a 190hp/243Nm, 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit (seen on the Civic in worldwide markets) and a 2.Zero-litre four-cylinder unit that works together with a pair of electrical motors within the Accord Hybrid. Whole system output for the hybrid is rated at 215hp.
The tenth-gen Accord additionally comes with loads of equipment with Honda providing equipment reminiscent of a sunroof, heads-up show, entrance and rear parking sensors, 360-degree digital camera, cross site visitors monitoring, wi-fi cellphone charging and Honda Sensible Parking Help System with auto parallel and perpendicular parking.
On the protection entrance, the brand new Accord will get the total Honda Sensing suite together with tech reminiscent of autonomous emergency braking, Lane Departure Warning, Street Departure Mitigation – a system that warns the motive force if he’s about to go away the street – and adaptive cruise management.
In the meanwhile, there isn’t any information when the brand new tenth-gen Honda Accord is predicted to make its approach to India. The ninth-gen mannequin in solely hybrid type is presently on sale in our market at Rs 43.21 lakh, and is a CBU import.