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Honda Accord Euro : future still unclear for medium car

Mystery continues to surround the future of the Honda Accord Euro, with a Chinese model currently twinned to the medium car set to break away for its next generation...

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Honda Accord disappoints with four-star ANCAP safety rating
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Honda Accord disappoints with four-star ANCAP safety rating

The new Honda Accord has earned a disappointing four-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). The Accord was penalised under ANCAP's assessment criteria for offering sub-standard protection to the lower legs of the driver. ANCAP awarded the new Honda Accord 0...


Honda Accord Hybrid: 3.3L/100km sedan revealed
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Honda Accord Hybrid: 3.3L/100km sedan revealed

Details of the Honda Accord Hybrid have been officially released, headlined by the promise of improved fuel economy. Teased earlier this month, the new Honda Accord Hybrid features the same Sport Hybrid i-MMD (intelligent multi-mode drive) powertrain as the Accord PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) that went on sale in the US earlier this year, minus the plug-in charging capability...


Honda Accord Hybrid loses plug-in capability for Japan
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Honda Accord Hybrid loses plug-in capability for Japan

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid has been teased on the manufacturer's Japanese website ahead of its official unveiling later this month. The Honda Accord Hybrid sedan bound for the Japanese domestic market differs from the Honda Accord PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) released onto the US market earlier this year as it isn't not fitted with the that model’s plug-in charging technology...


Honda continues with Accord & Accord Euro strategy
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Honda continues with Accord & Accord Euro strategy

Honda Australia plans to continue its twin-Accord strategy for at least another 18 months despite the all-new Honda Accord expected to downsize to the medium car segment, which puts it side by side with the Honda Accord Euro. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the 2013 Honda Accord, Honda Australia Director, Stephen Collins, said that selling the two models side by side has proven a successful strategy for Honda...


Honda Accord Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Honda Accord Review

The ninth-generation Honda Accord continues the long tradition of the popular sedan with solid build quality, class-leading safety and in-car technology as well as Honda’s undeniable reputation for reliability and durability. The Honda Accord has been on sale in Australia since 1977 and in its 36-year history has managed to find more than 100,000 local buyers...

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$31,490 to $51,990

2013 Honda Accord: pricing and specifications
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2013 Honda Accord: pricing and specifications

The 2013 Honda Accord will launch in Australia in June with prices starting from $31,490 for the four-cylinder Accord VTi, a $3300 price increase over the outgoing model. Honda Australia will continue with the twin-Accord strategy (with Australia remaining the only market in the world where the Accord and Accord Euro are sold side-by-side) as it introduces the more compact, ninth-generation Accord to compete with the likes of the Mazda 6...


Medium car comparison: Mazda 6 v Toyota Camry v Honda Accord Euro v Hyundai i40
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Medium car comparison: Mazda 6 v Toyota Camry v Honda Accord Euro v Hyundai i40

The Mazda 6, Toyota Camry, Honda Accord Euro, and Hyundai i40 all recorded on average a 10 per cent increase in sales in 2012 compared with 2011, so they're becoming increasingly more relevant to consumers. Medium is the new large, according to Australians who purchased a new car last year...


Honda Accord Euro Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Honda Accord Euro Review

The Honda Accord Euro has been a staple of the mid-sized segment for more than a decade. Its definition of diversity – at least in Australia – may be similar to that of Ron Burgundy’s (there’s no diesel, no hatch, no wagon), but the four-cylinder petrol sedan has regardless established a strong following based on its mechanical sophistication, interior quality and decent value...

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$32,640

Honda Accord Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Honda Accord Review

An all-new Honda Accord may be headed our way in mid 2013, but the outgoing Japanese full-size sedan remains a hugely capable contender in the segment dominated by Australia’s locally made Toyota Camry...

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$37,190

Honda Accord Euro: next-gen model confirmed
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Honda Accord Euro: next-gen model confirmed

Following speculation that a next-generation Honda Accord Euro would not be produced, Honda President and CEO, Takanobu Ito, confirmed to CarAdvice at the Detroit auto show that a new model is being readied. Asked directly whether a third-gen Accord Euro is being readied, the Honda boss replied unequivocally with "yes, it is"...


Honda Accord, Suzuki Kizashi outperform luxury cars in crash test
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Honda Accord, Suzuki Kizashi outperform luxury cars in crash test

Affordable mid-sized family cars have outperformed their luxury counterparts in the latest round of crash testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US. Thirteen out of 18 'moderately priced' mid-sized cars were rated either 'good' or 'acceptable' (the top two ratings) in the IIHS's unique new small overlap crash test, compared with just three from a group of 11 ‘luxury and near-luxury’ mid-sizers...


Honda Accord Euro future unclear
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Honda Accord Euro future unclear

The future of the Honda Accord Euro is unclear. Honda's medium car has continued to be a solid sales performer during a time when production of other key models such as the Jazz, Civic, CR-V and wide-body Accord had been stalled in 2011 by the Thailand floods...


Honda Accord plug-in hybrid a chance for Australia
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Honda Accord plug-in hybrid a chance for Australia

Honda Australia says it is considering adding the all-new Honda Accord plug-in hybrid sedan to its local line-up following the unveiling of the fuel-efficient family car in the US. The Honda Accord PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) is based on the ninth-generation Accord sedan, which was revealed last month and goes on sale next week in North America...


Honda Accord Coupe: first look at US-only two-door
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Honda Accord Coupe: first look at US-only two-door

Honda has released the first official images of the all-new 2013 Honda Accord Coupe, revealing an evolutionary design progression for the mid-size two-door. Honda says the ninth-generation Accord is the brand’s most sculpted Accord ever, with styling that is “expressive, sophisticated and premium”...


Honda Accord: smaller sedan coming in mid 2013
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Honda Accord: smaller sedan coming in mid 2013

Honda has released the first official images of the 2013 Honda Accord, revealing a new mid-sized sedan that is shorter and lighter than before and features new a new drivetrain family. The revamped ninth-generation Accord has been designed to go head-to-head with the world’s popular medium cars, directly targeting the Toyota Camry, Hyundai i45, Ford Mondeo and Mazda6 with its more compact proportions and the promise of improved fuel economy...


Honda Accord: large sedan now under $30,000
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Honda Accord: large sedan now under $30,000

Honda Australia has announced a significant price reduction for its Honda Accord range. The price of the entry-level Accord VTi has dropped $4300 to $28,190 or $29,990 driveaway. Specifications are unchanged, meaning the large sedan keeps its 133kW/226Nm 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine and five-speed automatic transmission...


Honda Accord Coupe Concept revealed
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Honda Accord Coupe Concept revealed

Honda has just unveiled the Accord Coupe concept at the Detroit motor show, which showcases the future of one of the company’s most successful models. Although technically a concept, if we ignore the massive 20-inch wheels, the Accord Coupe is very close to production specification, both in terms of design and technology...


Honda Accord Euro, Odyssey and Insight come with added value
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Honda Accord Euro, Odyssey and Insight come with added value

Honda has announced added value for the 2012 Honda Accord Euro, Honda Odyssey and Honda Insight as part of the Honda Annual Clearance which is now underway. The models come with $500 worth of accessories and Honda Warranty Plus...


Honda Accord Euro Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Honda Accord Euro Review

2012 Honda Accord Euro six-speed manual – $30,340 (manufacturer’s list price). As tested – $33,335 (with optional 18-inch Modulo alloy wheels and metallic paint). 2012 Honda Accord Euro Luxury five-speed automatic – $40,140 (manufacturer’s list price). As tested – $40,615 (with pearlescent paint)...

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$30,340 to $43,140

2011 Honda Accord at Australian International Motor Show 2011
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2011 Honda Accord at Australian International Motor Show 2011

The 2011 Honda Accord range is now on sale after debuting at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne. The exterior of the Honda Accord enjoys a subtle refresh, with the grille now featuring chrome bars and the front bumper also slightly revised. A chrome boot lid strip adds an extra touch of elegance to the rear...


2012 Honda Accord Euro at Australian International Motor Show 2011
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2012 Honda Accord Euro at Australian International Motor Show 2011

The 2012 Honda Accord Euro update is now officially on sale following its debut at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne. The 2012 model year update refreshes the second-generation Accord Euro, which was launched in Australia in 2008...


2003-08 Honda Accord Euro recall - 45,524 cars affected
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2003-08 Honda Accord Euro recall - 45,524 cars affected

Honda Australia has recalled more than 45,000 Honda Accord Euro models over an issue with the power steering hose that has the potential to start a fire under the bonnet. In total, 45,524 first-generation Accord Euro vehicles have been recalled. Affected vehicles were sold in Australia between June 2003 and June 2008...


2011 Honda Accord Euro revealed in European spec
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2011 Honda Accord Euro revealed in European spec

Honda has released a number of new images of the European-specification 2011 Honda Accord Euro following its debut at the Geneva Motor Show last week. Honda Australia confirmed in January that the Accord Euro update was due in the second half of this year...


Honda Accord Video Review
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Honda Accord Video Review

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2011 Honda Accord Euro update for second half of 2011
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2011 Honda Accord Euro update for second half of 2011

Honda has revealed the first images of the 2011 Honda Accord Euro ahead of its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show in March. On top of revisions to the exterior styling and interior layout, Honda is promising improvements to fuel economy and emissions, ride and handling quality and NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) levels...


Honda Jazz, City, Civic & Accord Euro receive price cuts
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Honda Jazz, City, Civic & Accord Euro receive price cuts

Honda Australia has just announced a range of new savings that can be found on some of the current model Honda vehicles. Price cuts can be found on the Honda Jazz, Honda City, Honda Civic and Honda Accord Euro, where savings of up to $5300 are on offer. Manufacturer's list price changes are as follows (for non-metallic paint models only): Model Door Grade Trans...


Honda Insight, Civic, Accord named top commuters by AAA
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Honda Insight, Civic, Accord named top commuters by AAA

America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organisation, the AAA (American Automobile Association), has named three Honda vehicles in its illustrious top ten list for 2010. The Honda Insight (1st), Honda Civic (7th) and Honda Accord (9th) scored favourably on the annual list which compares vehicles on such criteria as affordability, comfort, driveability, fuel efficiency, practicality and safety...


Honda CR-V, Accord Australian recall expands
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Honda CR-V, Accord Australian recall expands

As part of a worldwide recall, Honda Australia has today expanded its recent local recall of 1,323 Honda Accord and 22 Honda CR-V units produced between 2001 and 2002 by a further 703 vehicles...


Honda Accord gets more safety features, new pricing in 2010
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Honda Accord gets more safety features, new pricing in 2010

Honda's 2010 Accord will gain curtain airbags across the entire model range. Already standard on the Accord VTi-L and V6L models, curtain airbags are now standard in the entry level Accord VTi. The extra airbags join Accord's already impressive list of standard safety equipment that includes ABS, EBA and EBD; ESC; dual front and side airbags; and Honda's ACE body structure...