Production of all units, units and the car itself has already started in America: 10 automatic transmissions are produced at the Honda Tallapoosa plant in Georgia, in Ohio, three variants are assembled at the CVT variator at Russells Point, the new four-cylinder 1.5 Turbo and 2.0 Turbo petrol engines Factory Honda Anna. The very same sedan has risen on the conveyor Honda Marysville. In early 2020, the new generation Honda Accord sedan will appear in Europe. But, alas, in Russia a novelty should not be expected. Russian motorists can only be satisfied with the crossovers of the Japanese company Honda – models Honda CR-V and Honda Pilot .
The new 10-generation Accord has tried on the latest modular platform, which also forms the basis of the new Honda Civic and Honda CR-V generations. Suspension scheme with McPherson struts in the front and multi-link rear is similar to the chassis of the 9-generation Accord , but the front suspension uses a different lever, and the rear suspension is more compact. As an option adaptive shock absorbers with two modes of tincture are available.
The Japanese sedan received a completely new body, produced at 54% high strength steel, which allowed to increase the rigidity of the body by 30% compared to its predecessor. The curb weight of the new sedan was reduced by 50 kg and this is for almost identical sizes with the previous generation sedan.
- The exterior dimensions of the body of the Honda Accord 10 2019-2020 are 4879 mm in length, 1859 mm in width, 1450 mm in height, with a 2830 mm wheelbase.
The new generation of the Accord sedan can boast before the previous generation of the model increased by as much as 55 mm in wheelbase dimensions and 10 mm in width increments, with the novelty 10 mm smaller in length and 15 mm lower. The track of the front wheels, by the way, increased by 5 mm, and the track of the rear wheels by 20 mm.
The designers awarded the “tenth” Accord with an impressive and sporty appearance. In general, the new generation Honda Accord looks very good, you can even say that the exterior design of the body is graceful. The front part of the body with a new falshradiatornoy grating in the form of a shield, narrow LED headlamps and a sports bumper with LED fog lights.
The body profile of the new sedan … yes it’s fastback. No, rather a 5-door coupe (the Korean Hyundai i30 Fastback looks just an ordinary hatchback against the background of the new generation Honda Accord). Several times enthusiastically shouting “super class”. In the presence of an endless hood, huge circular arches, an ideal domed roof line, gently flowing on a compact stern.
The rear part of the body is awarded with a neat trunk lid with a stylish spoiler vyshtampovkoy, original LED light bulbs and a rigid bumper with perfectly inscribed in his body nozzles of exhaust pipes.
Salon of the 10th generation Honda Accord has changed, but not as thoroughly as the body of the sedan. The wheelbase, which grew by 55 mm, allowed to increase the rear seats for passengers of 51 mm at once. The front seats are set to 25 mm, and the rear seat is 20 mm lower than in the interior of the 9-generation model. The volume of the new sedan Honda Accord 10 is 2.99 m3, which is significantly larger than the main competitor Toyota Camry with an indicator of 2.84 m3.
The useful volume of the luggage compartment of the Accord sedan is 473 liters. Already in the basic configuration there is a separate 40/60 folding backrest for the rear seats, which makes it possible to significantly increase the volume of the trunk.
The architecture of the front panel and center console of the new generation of the Accord sedan is modern, yet restrained and rigorous. All equipment and controls are conveniently and logically located, as they say “sat down and drove off.” Strict instruments with a 7-inch TFT display, a comfortable steering wheel and a climate control unit with large handles, even a multimedia system with a separately installed 8-inch color touchscreen is equipped with physically controlled volume knobs and menu modes (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Navigation, Bluetooth, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, rear view camera).
Separately, it is worth mentioning the push-button control of the new 10-speed automatic transmission, improved visibility (the front pillars are 20% smaller and closer to the driver than in the previous generation sedan), higher quality interior materials and soundproofing, the driver’s and front passenger’s seats with high anatomical The correct back, moderate side-support rollers, electric adjustments (driving in 12 directions), heating and ventilation.
Sophisticated equipment of the new sedan, in addition to the above equipment, will be pleased with the heated rear seats, 8 airbags, 2 of which protect the knees of the driver and front passenger, a projection 6-inch screen, a 450-watt audio system with 10 speakers and an active noise cancellation system with 3 microphones.
The advanced security system Honda Sensing is present in the new Accord sedan by default, that is, it is set as standard. It includes Collision Mitigation Braking System and Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Traffic Sign Recognition. For a surcharge are offered systems Blind Spot Information, Cross Traffic Monitor, Driver Awareness Monitor and Multi-Angle Rearview Camera.
Specifications Honda Accord 10 2019-2020 year. Under the hood of the sedan, the new four-cylinder petrol turbo engines.
- The basic 1.5 Turbo engine (192 HP 260 Nm) works in tandem with the upgraded CVT variator.
- The more powerful 2.0 Turbo engine (252 HP 370 Nm) is equipped with the newest 10 automatic transmission, first installed on the new Honda Odyssey minivan.
It is interesting that both engines are equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission when the sedan is ordered in the Sport package.
There is a double-edged version of the Honda Accord Hybrid sedan with the i-MMD power unit as part of the 2.0-liter gasoline engine running on the Atkinson cycle and two electric motors.
It only remains to add that the Honda Accord 10-generation sedan is only available with the front wheel drive, and the two-door Honda Accord Coupe will no longer be in the model range of the Japanese company due to low demand.