The All-New 2018 Honda Accord Sport

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Today we will learn about 2018 Honda Accord Sport With quick-ratio steering, limited body roll and a luxurious ride that absorbs smaller bumps and road distortion, the Honda Accord feels like a luxury sedan. Additionally, its CVT quickly snaps into its torque band when needed while remaining silent when stopped – sure to please commuters.

Advanced driver assistance features, such as lane departure warning and mitigation, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with automatic braking, are standard. A newly designed touchscreen makes for an easier-to-use interface.


Honda has unveiled the 10th generation of its best-selling sedan with advanced styling, two new high-torque engines (one being gas-electric hybrid), and Honda Sensing safety features as standard on all manual-transmission models – these driver aids include multiangle backup camera capabilities, forward collision mitigation braking systems, road departure mitigation mitigation technologies, lane keeping assist technology, adaptive cruise control and adaptive speed assist capabilities.

The cabin of an Accord is both quiet and upscale, featuring an appealing instrument panel, low horizontal dash, thin roof pillars that present wide windshield rake angles from profile views, spacious rear seat that accommodates two 6-footers comfortably and satisfactory front-seat comfort levels.

The Accord’s tabletlike infotainment system is user-friendly, replacing a cumbersome dual-screen setup. Featuring physical stereo and climate controls as well as an 8.0-inch touchscreen which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. In Sport mode, the Accord’s dampers stiffen for flatter cornering; electric power steering becomes more linear and direct; its Drive-By-Wire throttle responds faster and more aggressively; while its audio system produces richer, bassier sounds. The new Honda Accord provides several drive modes to enable drivers to tailor climate, audio and drive settings specifically to their preferences. Despite its substantial curb weight, the Accord remains responsive and light on its feet when making inputs; corners well without plowing as much as many front-drive sedans do.


The Honda Accord’s 10th generation features two turbocharged four-cylinder engines: one 1.5-liter unit makes 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet; while a 2.0-liter one cranks out 252 horses and 273 pounds-ft of torque – these latter two engines powering Touring trim with its 10-speed automatic transmission while Sport buyers may opt for short throw six speed manual.

Accord models equipped with CVT transmissions offer two fully-automated driving modes that optimize performance for different scenarios. D mode offers fuel economy with smooth operation while S mode (and 10AT’s Sport setting) offer responsive power when necessary.

All engines used by the Accord employ several technologies designed to reduce friction and maximize operating efficiency. Lightweight aluminum pistons feature anti-friction coating, while precision machined and treated with plating produce ultra-smooth surfaces in their cylinder bores. A dual-stage oil pump and low viscosity oil further improve engine lubrication while decreasing friction levels.

Honda Sensing comes standard on CVT and Touring trim Accord models equipped with Honda Sensing technology, including forward collision warning, road departure mitigation, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control and adaptive cruise control. Manual-equipped Accord Sports feature rearview camera, push-button start, driver information display and Bluetooth connectivity; power moonroof, remote start, 60/40 split folding rear seat as well as an 8.0″ touchscreen that integrates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration can also be upgraded as options.


Honda’s 10th-generation Accord features two turbocharged four-cylinder engines and the world’s first 10-speed automatic transmission in front-wheel drive, the 1.5-liter direct-injected turbo which peaks at 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque – an increase of 7 horses over its 2.4-liter predecessor – is sufficient to propel it from 0-60 in under eight seconds, while for EX, Sport, and Touring models an optional 252-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo coupled to 10-speed automatic transmission.

The CVT and 10AT can be operated in two modes – fully automatic D mode for optimal fuel economy and smooth driving experience, or Sequential mode with more aggressive shift mapping for more demanding driving and responsive power. Steering wheel paddle shifters give drivers full manual control over gear selection – especially useful on long downgrades.

The Honda Accord features a user-friendly infotainment system featuring both physical buttons and knobs for stereo and climate controls, combined with an easy-to-use tabletlike touchscreen display and responsive menus that make using it simple; offering 7-inch displays in LX models as well as 8-inch units equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility respectively. In addition, advanced driver assistance features not typically found in its class such as adaptive cruise control, auto high beams, forward collision warning with automatic braking system and lane departure warning/ mitigation are offered – giving drivers peace of mind on every journey.


The 2018 Accord features an array of accident-avoidance features to earn top crash test ratings, including its Driver Attention Monitor which monitors driver behavior while behind the wheel, in order to detect signs that they have become distracted, warning them accordingly. On highways and arterial roads, its Lane Departure Warning and Mitigation system provides alerts if a vehicle approaches or crosses into their intended lane, while Honda Sensing Driver Assist technologies include Traffic Sign Recognition capabilities as part of their suite of driver assist technologies.

Entry-level LX models feature standard equipment including Honda Sensing driver aids, push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, 17-inch wheels with LED headlights, multi-angle rear backup camera, Bluetooth connectivity and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility; in the Sport trim buyers have their choice between 1.5 or 2.0-liter engines; 19-inch wheels; Sport rear spoiler; leather-wrapped steering wheel, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, 12-way power driver seat adjustment capability, 12-way power driver seat position or 60/40 split rear seat arrangement.

The Honda Accord Touring is loaded with unique features that help drivers maneuver in traffic and parking situations more easily, including low-speed brakes to assist in maneuvering around obstacles, Lane Keeping Assist system with its monocular camera to detect lane markings, Head-Up Display with pertinent vehicle info in front of driver, Driver Assistance Sensor that monitors road conditions around car for driver assistance using four gradient surface detection and Driver Assistance Sensor that monitor road conditions to help driver.

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