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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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...