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The Honda Accord has received a facelift and the offering has now become even more impressive. Paul Maric jumps behind the wheel.
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LIST PRICE Fr $43,200
CARADVICE RATING 7.0
FUEL ECONOMY 9.3/100km
SEAT 5
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2013-16 Honda Accord recalled for fire risk

Honda Australia has issued a recall for 4811 examples of its Accord sedan sold between March 2013 and February 2016, over concerns a faulty battery sensor could cause a fire hazard. The Japanese manufacturer reports that affected vehicles could have an improperly manufactured battery sensor, with gaps that could allow for moisture intrusion...

2018 Honda Accord revealed: 10th-gen sedan brings turbo power and more tech

The new-generation 2018 Honda Accord has been revealed in Detroit overnight, bringing turbo performance, more technology, and a 10-speed automatic transmission. As we've seen in camouflaged pre-production prototypes and teaser sketches, the latest Accord has a faster roofline and a sportier look than previous generations...

2018 Honda Accord on track for Australia

A brand new Honda Accord sedan will make its world premiere in the US on July 14. Reassuringly for fans, the car is on track to come to Australia. Honda reckons the tenth-generation Accord will feature a “dramatic new styling direction”, as you can read here, and will be “the most fun-to-drive, premium and dramatically styled Accord ever...

2018 Honda Accord teased ahead of mid-July reveal

The next-generation Honda Accord will be revealed July 14, US time, the company has confirmed. To go along with this news, Honda has released a concept sketch revealing the front of the new sedan. Honda says the tenth-generation Accord will feature a "dramatic new styling direction", and even goes so far as to claim that it will be "the most fun-to-drive, premium and dramatically styled Accord ever"...

2018 Honda Accord to have detuned Civic Type R engine in the US

The 10th-generation Honda Accord has teased and detailed ahead of its debut in the US later this year. Honda says the new Accord will have a "more aggressive design direction [that] complements [the] powertrain lineup", and spy photos indicate the next-generation model will feature a fastback-style rear...

Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE

Honda has issued a recall for 25,284 of its previous-generation Accord, Accord Euro, Civic, City, Jazz, Insight and Legend models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all recalls brought on by the global Takata recall, affected vehicles could see the airbag inflator rupture upon deployment in the event of an accident...

2016 Honda Accord pricing and specifications

The facelifted 2016 Honda Accord has arrived in Australia, bringing with it new equipment, a new look and new pricing. With a new chrome-laden front end, the updated Accord lines up more cohesively alongside the new Civic sedan, while new wheel designs help keep things fresh...

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid unveiled, previews updated Accord styling

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid has been unveiled, and while it won't be sold in Australia, the facelift gives an idea of what to expect from the standard Accord range which will launch later this year. Honda's Australian arm made it clear at a recent roundtable that while an updated Accord was imminent, the updated Accord Hybrid version wouldn't be offered...

Honda Accord update coming within months, hybrid to be axed

There will soon be an updated 2016 Honda Accord in Australia, but as part of the update the overpriced Honda Accord Hybrid Sport model will be axed. The Accord Hybrid Sport launched in June 2015 at $58,990 plus on-road costs, and was widely met with question marks over its price despite its clever hybrid drive system...

Honda Accord Sport Hybrid recalled for electric motor fix

Honda Australia has recalled its Accord Sport Hybrid for a fault with the vehicle’s electric motor that could dramatically and suddenly reduce power. Affecting 53 models in the 2015 model year, the fault is due to “electrical noise”, or interference in the Accord Sport Hybrid’s electric drive system. The hybrid-powered version of the new Accord sedan is driven by a 2...

2016 Honda Accord US facelift detailed, Australian debut unclear

The American arm of the Japanese car maker has revealed an updated version of its top-selling Honda Accord range. Externally, the updated Accord sedan features a revised front- and rear-end design, with the biggest changes taking place up front. A chunky, chromed and winged grille takes pride of place and is topped by a new aluminium bonnet...