According to latest car news, the all-new Honda Accord 2018 has finally been in the works, as reported by Honda of America Manufacturing (HAM). The production of the Honda Accord 2018 starts at HAM’s Marysville Auto Plant (MAP) and Anna engine plant in Ohio.
To support this mass production, HAM has invested up to $267 million (P13.7 billion). Accordingly, $220 million (P11.2 billion) will be used to build new weld area which features 342 newest welding robots while the rest of money is put on manufacturing the 1.5 and 2.0L turbocharge engines. By the way, this is the first time a turbo engine to drive an Accord.
The all-new Honda Accord 2018 has finally been in the works
HAM also reveals that the firm will apply cutting-edge technologies to the production of 10th gen Honda Accord in some steps like laser brazing and making high quality adhesives. New stamping techniques are also developed. Moreover, the company has also recruited new 300 employees to support the manufacture.
The Honda Accord 2018 is the first Accord to be powered by a turbo engine
“The new jobs and production growth will enable us to meet anticipated strong demand for the new Honda Accord. Re-imagining the new Accord and bringing it to life took an incredible effort by our project team and our associates.” said Plant Manager at MAP Rob May.
Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup. So, while waiting for the official launch of the all-new Honda Accord 2018, let’s take a look at the most updated prices of the Honda Accord 2017 in the Philippines in the table below:
|Honda Accord 2.4 S Navi||Automatic||Gasoline||₱ 1,809,000|
|Honda Accord 3.5 SV AT V6||Automatic||Gasoline||₱ 2,309,000|
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Know more about Honda Accord 2021
The entry of the Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. to the executive sedan segment is the Honda Accord. The current Honda Accord is in its 10th generation. It features sharper-looking LED headlights, restyled grille, LED multi-projector lamps, revamped front bumper, and C-shaped LED taillights. Overall, the current Honda Accord has a sportier design execution. The instrument cluster receives a full-color TFT display along with improved resolution to accommodate Honda Sensing – the newest addition to the current-generation Honda Accord. Honda Sensing is the brand’s newly-introduced suite of safety features that includes the utilization of radar technology to assist the driver. Honda Sensing comes with the following car technologies: road departure mitigation, low-speed follow, adaptive cruise control, lane keeps assist system, collision mitigation braking system, lane departure warning, and forward-collision warning. With the help of the new safety technology, the latest Honda Accord is presently the safest version of the model. Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. offers the Honda Accord with a single variant only – the Honda Accord 1.5 EL Turbo CVT (with Honda Sensing) priced at Php 2,288,000. The Honda Accord's power comes from the 1.5L Earth Dreams Technology DOHC 16-valve VTEC Turbo engine that produces 187 horsepower and 260 Newton-meter. It is the upgraded version of the engine used in the Honda Civic RS Turbo.