2018 Honda Accord Car Review
Style, power, safety. What do these things have in common? Well, they can all be found in the 2018 Honda Accord sedan.
Want to know how the Accord will fit in out on those Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler streets? Then, you’ll have to check out this detailed car review by the Baierl Automotive team. We’ll break it all down for you.
2018 Honda Accord Design
Having seen a redesign this year, the 2018 Honda Accord rolls in with a bold, new look that is sure to catch the eyes of your neighbors.
The body of the Accord, for one, is now imbued with a fastback-inspired design. This shape includes a sloping rear and a longer nose with strong character lines.
Sharply slanted LED headlights and fog lights adorn the front of the sedan. Meanwhile, LED tail lights wrap up the rear.
Inside the vehicle, you’ll have a 105.6-cubic-foot cabin decked out in amenities and comforts. For example, you can add in available leather trim and heating to your driver’s seat, as well as leather wrapping around the steering wheel and shift knob.
Standard conveniences, such as Push Button Start and the Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System, finish off this utterly sleek package.
If it’s a little extra burst of power that you’re looking for in your sedan, then you ought to be pleased with the 1.5L inline 4-cylinder engine that comes standard in the 2018 Accord. This engine features single-scroll turbocharging and an internal wastegate.
With these enhancements, the power output of the Accord is bumped up to 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque.
Of course, fuel efficiency is still a concern, which is why the Accord also adds in features like Eco Assist™ and the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT).
The combination of these two features, which cut down on inefficiencies and smooth out your ride, allow the Accord to maintain and admirable EPA-estimated 38 MPG highway and 30 MPG city.1
Honda Accord: Smarter Safety
The 2018 Accord isn’t just an efficiency-minded vehicle. It’s also a midsize sedan built to protect all passengers from the surprises of the road.
First and foremost, the Accord comes with a reinforced structure thanks to Advanced Compatibility Engineering™. This imbues the sedan’s body with energy-absorbing front and rear crumple zones.
Standard safety technologies include tried-and-true features such as the multi-angle rearview cameras with dynamic guidelines and the traction-improving Vehicle Stability Assist™.
However, it also offers Honda Sensing® in the base trim. This smart system, featuring tech like Lane Keeping Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, utilizes cameras and sensors to predict when accidents will occur. It can then act autonomously to help prevent them.
Test Drive the 2018 Honda Accord
As detailed as this review may be, to really understand what the 2018 Honda Accord is capable of, you need to get behind the wheel. Once you see it in action on those Pittsburgh, Wexford, and Butler streets, you should have no more doubts about its abilities.
Contact Baierl Automotive to schedule your test drive today!
1 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for 1.5T LX, EX, EX-L and Touring models with CVT. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with CVT. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.