Honda Motor carefully maintains good model names. Let’s say the name Civic has been rumored for four decades. And the Accord also has a history: the first generation appeared in 1976. The front-drive 3-door hatchback fits into the current size class B, and modern sedans of the same name – solid and representative – are not like the first generation. Since then, more than 17.5 million vehicles have been sold worldwide under the commonly recognized name. A definite success.
Honda Accord – Class D front-wheel drive sedan. The world premiere of the ninth generation model took place in August 2012 at Balloon Festival in the US state of Ohio. The restyling version was presented in August 2014.
The main news surrounding the 9th-generation Honda Accord’s debut was that the chord, with a few exceptions, became one for all markets. Depending on the version, the sedan is equipped with a keyless access system, dual zone climate control with air filtration function, multimedia entertainment complex with 8-inch screen, dead zone control system, rearview camera, traction control, lane tracking technology , six airbags and so on. Engineers of the Japanese company have spent a lot of efforts to increase the rigidity of the body, making it, at the same time, much easier. Honda Accord 2016 at a first sight
The updated model Honda Accord Tourer has a modified grille, bumpers and modified headlights with washer indicators. The rear lights were refreshed with chrome trim above the license plate. Quiet interior of Honda Accord 2014 was able to make it even quieter, using foam and higher density foam in the dashboard. The floor insulation scheme has also been revised. In addition, the thickness of the rear window increased by 0.9 mm, thus improving the sound insulation for the rear passengers. One of the most obvious changes to the updated Honda Accord wagon can be considered the addition of Active Cornering Lights, which helps the driver to better illuminate the desired section of road during the turn. The auxiliary lamps illuminate automatically on the appropriate side at a speed of less than 35 km / h when the driver turns on the turn indicator or turns the steering wheel more than 90 degrees. In addition, the system is activated on both sides of the vehicle when the reverse is engaged. Another auxiliary lighting system in the Honda Accord Tourer is the automatic high beam control system, which is installed on vehicles equipped with xenon high beam and dipped beam (bi-HID).
The 2014 restyling did not bring any significant changes in the appearance of the car. He has a new radiator grille and front bumper, as well as redesigned front seats. However, the updated model has received a high level of equipment and many modern technologies. The car is equipped with a port for connecting an external USB / iPod source, light / rain sensors, cruise control and multimedia display, and in more expensive kits available adaptive cruise control, blind-zone monitoring systems, electromechanical parking brake, automatic high-beam control system and many other options. The engineers also significantly improved the braking dynamics, noise insulation and vibration protection of the cabin.
The 2014 Honda Accord is available with a 2-liter 150 hp petrol engine. with. power and 190 Nm of torque, as well as with 2.4-liter with direct injection of fuel, capacity 188 l. with. and 245 Nm of torque. These motors only work in conjunction with a variator. The updated Accord became Honda’s first car to be equipped with engines created with the new Earth Dreams technology, which made them significantly more economical and environmentally friendly. The Honda will seek exceptional agility in the city
Interesting that in 2014, the Accord received the highest 5-star score from the Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the United States.