2015 Honda Accord sedan launched

August 31, 2014 - 1:58:10 am
The new 2015 Accord sedan at the Honda showroom. PICTURE: KAMMUTTY VP

DOHA: The 2015 Honda Accord sedan has been launched in Qatar. The car, billed as the most dynamic intelligent sedan in its category, was launched at a press event held at the main Honda showroom in Doha.

The new Accord has undergone significant enhancements from its 2013/14 predecessor. It offers a six-grade line-up with a direct-injection 2.4 litre i-VTEC engine with CVT transmission and the 3.5 litre i-VTEC engine with a six-speed automatic transmission for the L4 and the V6 grades, respectively, Doha Marketing Services Company said in a statement. 

The vehicle is equipped with a bold chrome grille to enhance the expressive character of the car keeping the local taste in mind. All grades are equipped with daytime running lights and LED brake lights. Amongst the key improvements, the rear is equipped with bumper integrated chrome twin silencer, which enhances exterior aesthetics.

The all-new Accord exudes luxury coupled with comfortable interiors with world-class cabin space. The refined cockpit of the sedan focuses on an advanced and intuitive driving interface with the full eight-inch colour intelligent multi-information display (i-MID) that offers simple access to a wide range of important functions. 

New to the 2015 Accord is the electric parking brake, which enhances convenience for the driver. The Accord boasts of Honda active-safety features such as the Vehicle Stability Assist, which enhances handling stability and predictability, especially in poor traction conditions, in addition to Anti-Lock Brake Systems, Electronic Brake Distributor and Hill Start Assist. 

The passive-safety features include Front Dual SRS airbag system, front side airbag system, side curtain airbags and three-point ELR seatbelts for five passengers.