Honda Malaysia today unveiled the updated Accord Accord, which is based on the ninth-generation Accord. The updated Honda Accord comes forth on the flagship model’s 40th Anniversary in the domestic market. Through the nine generations, there are over 75,000 units of the Accord on local roads.
The updated Honda Accord is considered an Executive Sedan that offers value-added attributes to specified targeted buyers. The 2016 Accord comes in three variants; 2.0VTi, 2.0VTi-L and 2.4VTi-L. The highest variant is powered by Honda’s revolutionary “Earth Dreams Technology” engine for an even more exhilarated drive and better fuel efficiency.
In looks, the updated Honda Accord gets a more sophisticated and masculine outlook, thanks to a redesigned front bumper and trendy LED headlights; for both front and rear. Moreover, the two-tone rims are included to complete the Accord’s dynamic stance.
For entertainment and connectivity, the revised Accord is fitted with a 7-inch touchscreen display unit with i-MID, compatible with CarPlay and Android Auto, Handsfree Telephone Control with Voice Recognition and MirrorLink. The level up premium offering of the revised Accord is further enhanced with a class above features for customers. Specifically, the 2.0VTi variant now comes with features that are normally found in the higher 2.0L variant such as Smart Entry, Push Start Button and Cruise Control. At the same time, the 2.0VTi-L variant which is the current best-selling variant has been made even more attractive with a host of value added features such as Honda LaneWatch, Auto Dim Rearview Mirror, auto wiper, front passenger power seats, side airbags and side curtain airbags. The features of the 2.4VTi-L variant have been further enhanced to give even higher value to customers.
With safety being always paramount to Honda, all three variants now come with six airbags, in addition to Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and ISO Fix.
The revised Accord with its class-leading features is the first Honda model to be offered in the brand new color of Obsidian Blue Pearl. Other colors that will be introduced to the updated Accord line-up are White Orchid Pearl and Lunar Silver Metallic. The updated Accord will also be available in Modern Steel Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.
The price of the revised Honda Accord runs from RM 144,800 (with insurance), including a 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage.