Tuesday, 16 January 2018 01:31
The all-new 2018 Honda Accord earned the 2018 Car of the Year award, marking a three-peat for the manufacturer. The Honda Civic and Honda Ridgeline won the car and truck awards in 2016 and 2017, respectively.“Honda took a clean-sheet approach to reinventing America's most popular car, and we couldn't be prouder to receive this honor for Accord as the North American Car of the Year,” said Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of the Automobile Division and general manager of Honda Sales, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.“We're especially proud for the production associates in Ohio where Accord has been built to the highest quality standards for over 35 years.”Completely redesigned from the ground-up, the all-new Accord features a lighter and more rigid body structure, an advanced new chassis design wrapped in a more sophisticated, sleek and athletic design with top class interior space and comfort. The drivetrain options include two all-new, high-torque VTEC Turbo engines, the world's first 10-speed automatic transmission for a front-drive car and a new generation of Honda's two-motor hybrid technology. The Accord also includes a host of new safety, driver-assistive and connected-car technologies.