The A-pillars sit some 4 inches back versus the old Accord, and the roofline settles into a continuous descent toward the trunk, which recalls the Civic sedan. The leather seats are both thick and soft, and the leather on the steering wheel has a soft, satin finish to it, with attractive contrast stitching. The adaptive dampers allow a surprising amount of vertical motion from the body when not in Sport Mode but the plushness is spoiled at low speeds by those huge wheels thudding over bumps and breaks in the road surface. Yet ribbons of cheap, shiny plastic span mid-level areas on the doors and dash, and the rear doors revert to cheaper materials — an area where many competitors and the prior Accord maintain more consistent quality. I am still in shock to think that a new 2018 Honda Accord purchased 6 months ago straight off of the showroom floor has such a poorly made windshield. The result is a very seductive looking Accord that only gets better looking as you move up the trims. There seems to be little change, if any.
It does have very attractive open-pore woodgrain trim that looks great until you touch it solution: don't touch it. The standard Accord's interior design is dressed up for Touring duty with standard gray, black, or tan leather seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, silver accents, and relatively convincing faux wood trim. In the past I have read comments about them being on the loud side. The Accord is pretty nice inside, too, with instrument panel and infotainment screens that are bright and sharp. This is my 7 Honda and I absolutely love this car.
One of the best-selling sedans in America just got a major overhaul and wow, does it look good. Honda hopes that will satisfy those who mourn the discontinued. Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. The engine and transmission are fitted to a well-rounded chassis. It concerned me weeks before a crack appeared. That's not to say it's a perfect design. I will be taking it back to dealer and see what he says.
Other editors also evaluated the new Accord at Cars. Thanks again for the additional information. Aside from some noticeable turbo lag with the 1. Autoblog accepts vehicle loans from auto manufacturers with a tank of gas and sometimes insurance for the purpose of evaluation and editorial content. One oddity is the push-button gear selector located right next to the cup holders. What is included in Roadside Assistance? We make every effort to provide you the most accurate, up-to-the-minute information however when you are ready to purchase products or services, it is your responsibility to verify with us that all details listed are accurate.
Takeaway The latest Accord is an accomplished all-rounder and in 2. It could have a bit more feel and precision, but it's a solid helm. The adaptive dampers did a good a job helping the Accord round corners with confidence, but also rendered the big Honda more susceptible to road distortion and freeway expansion joints. Also, Accords happen to not be leasing well as others have said, but things are cyclical. The 2018 Honda Accord is new from the ground up, with two new turbocharged engine choices and standard Honda Sensing on every model.
It's an excellent transmission that shifts seamlessly and quickly. Then at some point, their kids inherit them. The car reacts quickly and it grips pretty well. I have asked before and I unfortunately have never seen an answer. Hi Jerry, thanks for the additional information. Flick the wheel a few degrees and the nose reorients immediately. The shifter, which is unique to the 2.
The Accord Sport has a sport-tuned suspension with fixed-firmness shock absorbers, while the Accord Touring has a softer overall ride but with adaptive shocks and adjustable firmness. Thanks to some clever repackaging, the Accord Hybrid now offers the same 16. Used vehicles are subject to prior sale. But what's really impressive is that none of the Accords sacrifice much to achieve their goals. Go on to see what people are paying. It's available with either the 1.
The bluff, imposing front end stands out, but the overall shape combines sleek and angular elements to good effect. In Ontario we experience extreme heat and extremely cold winters and the heated wipers cause spontaneous cracks. I mean, I would get a little ticked off if someone told me not to circumvent something that I own. Thanks Terry, Anyone else disappointed in Japanese makes all turning to the cost-cutting plain black interiors? Handling recalls the well-mannered , with quick-ratio steering and limited body roll. The temperature control knobs also get a little flair in the form of backlighting that changes to red or blue if you increase or decrease the temperature.
The soft leather seats are comfortable but some drivers will need to bump up the low-set power seat to see out properly. Row your own gears, and the 1. Started my car remotely came to the car and my windshield cracked. Honda Sensing brings more standard driver-assist features than are offered with the Toyota Camry, giving the Ohio-built Accord a slight advantage over its longtime nemesis. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. If you'd be so kind as to whitelist our site, we promise to keep bringing you great content. Read our to see people who found humor in a bad situation.