2016 Honda Accord Unveiled; Gets Apple CarPlay And Style Upgrades

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Japanese carmaker Honda has unveiled the 2016 Honda Accord with a host of upgrades including how the car looks and entertains drivers.

The exterior of the new Accord gets sharper character lines and the company's has chosen Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Engine Specification:
Although the car has received a long list of upgrades and changes, the engine is the same as the previous generation. It will be powered by either a 2.4-litre four-cylinder or a 3.5-litre V6.

The four-cylinder has a choice of either a six-speed manual or CVT, while the V6 gets either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

External Upgrades:
Major noticeable exterior upgrades apart from the sharp character lines are a redesigned front fascia, LED fog lights, a new grille, LED headlights and taillights and aggressively designed bumpers. The will ride on 19-inch wheels as well.

Interior Upgrades:
The most exciting feature on the inside will be the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which can be accessed through a 7-inch touchscreen. Apart from that, the car is equipped with heated rear seats, HD Radio, 60/40 split and folding rear seat and new rain-sensing wipers.

Safety Upgrades:
In terms of safety, the 2016 Accord will have Honda Sensing-Honda's safety and driver-assistive technology. This will include Collision Mitigation Braking System with Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure with Lane Departure Warning and Adaptive Cruise Control.

The car is expected to launch in August, but no confirmed reports of its Indian debut. 2016 seems to be a good time to expect the car here though. Stay tuned!

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Story first published: Friday, July 24, 2015, 11:37 [IST]
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