What’s new for the 2018 Honda Accord?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Accord, New Vehicles on Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 4:38 pm
2018 Honda Accord updates and upgrade

Last month, Honda debuted the new 2018 Honda Accord, and after learning about the features and specifications that will be offered by the next-generation Accord, our team here at Matt Castrucci Honda couldn’t be more excited. The new Accord will feature a variety of updates and upgrades for the 2018 model year, and we can’t wait to see them in person. Interested in learning what all the fuss is about? Keep reading! 

2018 Honda Accord redesigned exterior 

The 2018 Honda Accord features a redesigned exterior, now featuring a longer wheelbase, lower overall height, wider body, wider wheel tracks, and shortened length, modeled after a track sprinter in the blocks ready to start a race. The new Accord also feature bolder exterior lines, shorter overhangs, and more rear legroom than past model years. The exterior redesign is complete with improved aerodynamic efficiency, LED light-pipe taillights, and integrated dual exhaust ports. 

Read more: 2018 Honda Accord makes world debut 

2018 Honda Accord new features 

In addition to the Honda Accord’s redesign for the 2018 model year, the 2018 Accord will also get a whole hoax of new interior features. New high-accuracy seat padding with variable firmness is offered to keep all passengers as comfortable as possible, and with 2.5 cubic feet of extra passenger space than past generations, the 2018 Accord will feel as roomy as ever. Additionally, the 2018 Accord will receive new technology features such as a 7-inch TFT driver’s meter, a new 8-inch display audio touchscreen interface, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, remote engine start, stolen vehicle tracking, and remote diagnostics. 

2018 Honda Accord new features
2018 Honda Accord engine options

2018 Honda Accord engine options 

The 2018 Honda Accord will feature three new engine options in addition to the new 10-speed automatic transmssion. Engine options will include a 1.5-liter tubocharged engine that produces 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque, a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that generates 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, and a 2.0-liter Atkinson cycle hybrid engine. 

You might also be interested in: What are the differences between the Honda Accord sedan and coupe? 

Although the 2018 Honda Accord isn’t expected to go on sale until later this fall, make sure to keep an eye on our blog, and we’ll let you know when we welcome the new sedan to Matt Castrucci Honda. In the meantime, feel free to contact us with any questions or stop in and see the 2017 Accord!

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