The Honda Accord has always been a dependable car for drivers around the Miami, Doral, and Hialeah areas. And this year, it’s taking to the streets in a new way. Not only is it completely redesigned, but it’s also been re-engineered with plenty of technologies to keep you safe, entertained, and connected.
But even with all these advanced tech features in place, is this sedan right for you? Our team at Braman Honda in Miami will help answer that question with this 2018 Honda Accord technology review. We’ll go over the state-of-the-art technologies that can be found throughout the vehicle’s five trim levels—LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring—to help you make an informed decision. Read all about them below, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Technology to Keep You Safe
The 2018 Honda Accord is built with a strong structural body and advanced airbag system in case an accident was to ever occur. However, to help prevent one from happening in the first place, this sedan comes with Honda Sensing® in every trim level.
Honda Sensing® is an intelligent suite of driver-assisting features that help you stay aware on what’s going on around you when you’re driving. Some of the safety options included in this suite are…
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): If you begin drifting from your lane without using a turn signal, LKAS will gently adjust your steering to get you back to the center of your lane.
- Collison Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™): CMBS™ can detect when a collision with the vehicle in front of you is imminent and will help apply the brakes.
- Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR): TSR uses a small camera to recognize and help notify you of speed limit signs with a visual icon.
Tech to Keep You Connected & Entertained
The Accord has many features to make your drives around town all the more enjoyable. The vehicle comes standard with a 7-inch WVGA screen to see all your media options. That screen then gets upgraded to an 8-inch Display Audio with a high-resolution electrostatic touchscreen, beginning in the Sport trim. If you wish to access your music from your compatible device, you can use the standard Bluetooth® streaming audio feature. And to make phone calls and send text messages hands-free, use the standard Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and SMS text message function.
For even more connectivity, there’s Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, available on the Sport through Touring trims. With these features, you can connect your compatible smartphone to the vehicle to access your music playlist, get directions, listen to podcasts, and more. It mimics your phone on the display screen, so you can easily find all your favorite apps.
The Honda Accord also offers technologies to provide comfort and convenience to all who sit inside it. There’s the standard dual-zone climate control system that lets the driver and front-seat passenger set their own preferred temperatures to be as warm or as cool as they’d like.
There are also heated front seats that are available in the EX, EX-L, and Touring trims, plus heated rear seats in the Touring trim, to stay nice and cozy on chillier days. When it’s particularly warm out, ventilated front seats in the Touring trim will keep you nice and cool.
While these features will leave you feeling comfortable when you step inside, the convenience of the 2018 Accord actually begins before you even enter the vehicle. With the HondaLink® app in the Sport through Touring trims, you can stay connected and complete such tasks as turning on your engine with Remote Start, unlocking and locking your doors, and more, all from your smartphone.
Check Out the Honda Accord Technology Today!
With all these cutting-edge technologies available in the Accord, it may be the right vehicle for you and your commutes around Miami, Doral, and Hialeah. But to know for sure, you’ll need to get behind the wheel.
To see all the features in this sedan in action, schedule a test drive at Braman Honda in Miami today!