The 2018 Honda Accord sport is a truly versatile vehicle which is known to deliver high-end performance on multiple fronts. Whether you are looking for a family friendly midsize sedan, a powerful coupe or a fuel-efficient hybrid offering, the Accord can be an all in one solution. All these qualities have been winning hearts since 1976 and continue to be a famed sedan. It recently completed 40 years in the market, and now with the release of 2018 Honda Accord Sport, the Honda doesn’t seem to be resting on its laurels.
2018 Honda Accord Sport – Trim and Details:
In total, there are five trim levels of 2018 Accord. The Sport and Sports SE (Special Edition) are placed just above the LX and just below the EX and EX-L trims. The Sports trims generate more power than the base trim and also comes with a few additional features. The Sports SE is quite similar to the regular Sport trim, although it adds special edition badging along with leather seats, heated front seats, and red accent stitching.
Apart from more horsepower, the 2018 Honda Accord Sport also adds wheels of 19 inches, dual exhaust tips, rear trunk lid spoiler, daytime running LED lights, fog lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leatherette bolsters and an 8-way power adjustable driver seat.
Interior and Exterior Design:
The Accord model is one of the most sold vehicles from Honda. So, expect the automaker to bring out its best with this 2018 version. From the test mule spotted on the streets, it was evident that the car has a sleeker design as compared to its predecessors. The 2018 Honda Accord Sport is set to sport a masculine and sportier with fastback arching roof.
This model receives the same body platform as Honda Civic Si, and will also follow its design. So, a luxurious and classy design is definitely on the cards. In all probability, this model will feature classier grilles along with highlight LED projectors.
As far as interior design is concerned, there is no official news as of now. However, considering the dimensions of this new car, you can expect the cabin to be relatively more spacious for the passengers. As far as technology is concerned, it will remain similar to its 2017 version, although a bigger infotainment screen may be available.
Under the hood, the 2018 Honda Accord Sport will retain the powertrain of its immediate predecessor. It will sport a front wheel drive and will receive power from a 2.4-liter four cylinder engine. As compared to the 185 HP of power and 181 lb-ft of torque generated by other trim levels, the Sports trim generates a bit more thanks to its less restrictive exhaust system. Expect figures of around 189 HP and 182 lb-ft. It has a combined fuel economy of 29 mpg, although numbers may vary depending on chassis construction.
Availability and Price:
The 2018 Honda Accord Sport should release in second half of 2017 with a price tag comparable to the 2017 model. Expect an approximate figure of around $25,000. At this range, some of its main competitors include the likes of Toyota Camry and Ford Fusion.