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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...

2015 Honda Accord Sport Hybrid pricing and specifications

The Honda Accord Sport Hybrid launched in Australia this week — two years after its world debut in the US market — returns the company to the petrol-electric market it helped pioneer locally with the 2001 Insight.  Notable as the first Honda sold in Australia with the brand’s hyped new Earth Dreams dual-motor hybrid technologies, it is the most fuel-efficient car in its segment, with claimed Australian combined-cycle fuel use of 4...

Honda Accord and CR-V recalled over auto braking issue

Honda Australia has recalled 2138 late-model Accord sedans and CR-V SUVs over a potential issue with the Collision Mitigation Braking System. The recall notice posted on the website of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission states that the automatic system could unexpectedly activate while operating the vehicle...

Honda Accord Euro, Civic, CR-V, Jazz : 21,752 vehicles recalled as Takata airbag defect grows

Honda Australia is recalling a total of 21,752 vehicles across four key models as the fallout continues from a widespread fault related to airbags manufactured by Japanese auto parts company Takata. Already affecting millions of vehicles from a gamut of manufacturers worldwide, the latest addition to the Takata airbag recall includes 8233 CR-Vs, 5908 Jazzs, 5106 Honda Accord Euros and 2505 Civics, all built between 2003-2004...

Honda Accord Euro to be axed in 2015

The Honda Accord Euro will be axed from the car maker’s line-up next year and will not be replaced. Honda Australia director Stephen Collins told CarAdvice today that he was made aware of the Japanese manufacturer’s decision to discontinue the once-popular mid-sized Accord Euro overnight following a notice from head office...

Honda Accord Euro: decision on future due within months

A decision on the future of the Honda Accord Euro is expected in the coming months, ending years of speculation about the ageing mid-sizer. Honda Australia director Stephen Collins told CarAdvice he had no news about the model at this stage, though said a final ruling from head office was not far away. “I would expect a decision on Accord Euro in the next month or so,” Collins said...

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. The Japanese car maker has confirmed its Chinese joint venture division Dongfeng Honda will unveil a concept for the next-generation Spirior at the Beijing auto show on April 20...