ACCORD

About the ACCORD

  • Overview
  • Powertrain
  • Design
  • Body and Chassis
  • Advanced Safety and Driver-Assistive Technology

Body

  • 29 percent ultra-high strength steel, the highest ever for a mass-produced Honda
  • ACE™ front body structure with crash stroke design
  • Laser-brazed roof skin
  • Rear crush zones with Softzone technology
  • First use of structural adhesives in Accord
  • First application of acoustic spray foam to Accord
  • More aerodynamically efficient: 3 percent reduction of CdA
  • Lighter (42 pounds, body-in-white), and more rigid (+24 percent torsional stiffness, +32 percent bending stiffness)
  • Active Shutter Grille (2.0-liter models)
Body

Chassis

  • Aluminum intensive front suspension with new ultra-rigid aluminum and steel subframe
  • Multi-link rear suspension with floating subframe
  • Adaptive Damper System (Touring trims)
  • Two-Mode Driving System (Touring trims)
  • Dual-pinion, variable-ratio electronic power steering
  • Electronic Brake Booster (EBB)
  • Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Automatic Brake Hold
  • Six percent lighter chassis (excluding tires and wheels)
  • Five new alloy wheel designs (17” and 19”)
Chassis overview
Chassis overview
Front suspension
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Rear suspension

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