Launched in Japan in 1976, Honda Accord - the Honda global model with over 40 years of development has achieved the accumulative sales of over 21 million units up to December 2015 and become a symbol of Honda's proud for durability, quality and reliability.
Being officially introduced to Vietnam market in 2011, Honda Accord has maintained its position as Honda flagship and become the symbol of Honda Automobile Brand’s core values.
In June 2014, Honda Vietnam introduced the all-new Honda Accord 9th generation CBU imported from Thailand. Being reinforced by three major characteristics: Advance – Quality – Intelligence, Honda Accord 9th generation has modern exterior, advanced and intelligent interior. Especially, its engine was applied with advanced EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY which was able to optimize fuel economy while still maintain outstanding performance and smoothness. Therefore, the 9th generation Honda Accord has reached global cumulative sales with nearly 1.7 million units (from first time launching in The World in 2012 to the end of Dec 2015) and taken the leading position in mid-size sedan segment in major markets like USA, Thailand or Malaysia. Moreover, this model has also received many awards such as Top 10 most excellent cars by Car & Driver magazine (USA, 2015), 5-star safety & Top safest cars in the world by NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in US, 2016) and IIHS(Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in US, 2016), etc.
In August 2015, Honda Vietnam introduced new Honda Accord 2015 with the upgraded utilities in the segment which has won the love of Vietnam customers more and more. The proof was the sales record for the whole year 2015 increase 39% vs. 2014 and nearly three times higher compared to the average sales of the previous years (2011-2014). Accord’s customer segment is quite selective. They are the owners who are towards luxurious, elegant and unique style together with durability, quality and reliability. Therefore, the growing sales over the years has confirmed and further strengthened Honda Accord’s special position in Vietnam.
Follow outstanding advances in order to bring to Vietnamese customers a perfect sedan with superior class and distinctive personality and, Honda Vietnam has officially introduced new Honda Accord 2016 on 24th May 2016.
Inheriting the core values of the 9th generation Honda Accord with the heart is the EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY engine, the grand development concept of 2016 version is towards setting a new benchmark in the midsize sedan segment with the enhancement of the elements: "Advanced sporty and Fun to use".
Exterior design: Sportier and more sophisticated style. The completely new designs bring the whole car a new and impressive look, including:
- Front and rear are designed with sharp lines highlighting the car’s sporty and dynamic style.
- The front view with chromium decoration stretching and seaming with front light creates a strong and sophisticated and luxurious image.
- LED Headlight and Rear light with sharp design bring modern and unique highlight for Honda Accord
- Alloy wheel with new design: The highlight for the sportiness of Honda Accord
- Sunroof which creates luxurious image, not only increases convenience for passengers but also offers airy space and pure nature for the travel and on the street with nice weather.
- 7-inch Display Audio touch screen which can be connected directly to the smartphone (applying iOS 7.1 or Android 5.0 or higher operating system) allows the driver to listen to music, make phone calls, using map... without manipulation on the phone, or use Sygic navigation system via HDMI connection, etc.
- Side curtain air bags: maximum safety for passengers.
- Emergency Braking Light: In case of sudden braking, the system will detect and flash braking light with high frequency to warn vehicles behind about Honda Accord emergency status for timely treatment.
With the major changes in exterior design and the supplementation of useful and safe utilities for interior space, Honda Accord 2016 emphasizes the "Fun-to-Drive" more and brought endless "inspired passion" for owners. Besides breakthrough changes, Honda Accord 2016 has inherited smart features of Accord 9th generation, which are:
- Outstanding operation and optimum fuel efficiency:
- EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY engine: The Honda Accord’s 2.4-liter DOHC 16-valve i-VTEC engine uses an advanced valve-control system to generate high power output with high fuel efficiency and low emissions. This powertrain is applied with Honda’s revolutionary “EARTH DREAMS TECHNOLOGY”, a next generation set of technological advancements that enhances the engine to greatly improve both fuel efficiency and driving performance
- Eco Assist system, which consists of the ECON mode and the Eco coaching ambient light that promotes a more fuel efficient driving habit
- Paddle shift and cruise control integrated into steering wheel; bring exhilarating driving experience as well as the comfort and concentration for the driver
- Advanced, exhilarating and superior craftsmanship interior comes from premium style and practical utilities:
- Both front seats are power adjustable
- Standard power sunshade for the rear windshield comes with a pair of pull-up window shades, rear seat arm rest integrated with audio switch
- The Smart Key with Push Start System intelligently locks and unlocks the doors without even touching the smart key and a push button to start or turn off the engine
- Rear ventilation
- Outstanding safety: Honda Accord 9th generation has the wide range of active and passive safety features which bring confidence and peace of mind to the owner:
- Multi-view reverse camera, active Cornering Lights
- Rear & corner sensor
- LED Daytime Running Lights
- Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body (ACE™)
- Driver & passenger airbag, Side airbag with OPDS
- Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), Brake assist (BA), vehicle stability assist (VSA) and hill start assist (HSA).
Being reinforced by three major characteristics of Accord 9th generation: Advance – Quality – Intelligence, Honda Accord 2016’s exterior, interior and safety features are cared more meticulously which has been created a Accord with top quality, endless "inspired passion" on the journey to conquer the streets and it will certainly bring satisfaction to customers when they have a chance to see and experience.
Honda Accord 2016 - CBU imported from Thailand will be officially distributed in Vietnam through Honda Authorized Automobile Dealers nationwide since 24th May 2016 with six colors: Modern Steel Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Carnelian Red Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, and Twilight Blue. Specially, Honda Accord 2016 with new appearance and additional advanced features has unchangegd suggested retail price of 1,470,000,000 VND (VAT included) – an attractive price and “value for money” with outstanding values.
Like other models, Honda Accord 2016 is applied 3 year or 100,000 km warranty in advance as priority. Moreover, Honda Vietnam also offers optional warranty extension package to customers. Customers can choose the genuine accessories to increase more utilities and personalize the car.
For more information, customers can visit website www.hondaoto.com.vn/hondaaccord or contact Honda Authorized Automobile Dealers nationwide.