2016 Honda Accord: Five cool new features for sedan icon

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2016 Honda Accord: Five cool new features for sedan icon

Michael James

The 2016 Honda Accord earned the IIHS top ranking.

Manufactured since 1976 and soon debuting in its 10th generation, the 2016 Honda Accord remains among the most popular and reliable vehicles in the United States.

The new edition will be available at dealers in August and it will showcase a new exterior and interior and a good share of new technology.

The new features of the 2016 Honda Accord can be grouped into five distinct categories.

Here’s the list:

New, Modern Wheels

A host of new designs will be available, including 19-inch options. The new choices will provide the vehicle with a more aggressive appearance.

The 2016 Honda Accord will debut the sedan's 10th generation.
The 2016 Honda Accord will debut the sedan’s 10th generation.

Bright Lights At Night

With new angles taken from its higher-end relative, the Acura, the new Accord will have new new LED headlights and taillights. And they’ll be more futuristic-looking grille and diffuser.

Technology Treats

Both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay enthusiasts will have a new a 7-inch touchscreen display and there will also be a 7.7-inch, high resolution screen with turn-by-turn navigation and lots of other features.

Safety Comes First

A new Honda Sensing package will include collison mitigation braking, forward collision warning, bane keeping assist, road departure mitigation and adaptive cruise control.

Power and Efficiency

The new Honda Accord will be available with a 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder engine or a 3.5-liter V6. Gone is the automatic transmission on the 4-cylinder in favor or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). A six-speed manual or automatic transmission are available on the V6.

Here are three recent previous reviews of the Honda Accord on TheWeeklyDriver.com:

2015 Honda Accord Hybrid: Iconic sedan gets better

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid shines

2013 Honda Accord: Family sedan turned luxury car



Article Last Updated: July 28, 2015.

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