The 2018 Honda Accord

The 2018 Honda Accord

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Drivers all over Mechanicsburg are coming down to Bobby Rahal Honda of State College to see why the new 2018 Honda Accord is turning heads on all the Pennsylvania roads. Honda completely redesigned the Accord for 2018, both inside and out, giving it a defined and stylish look that says luxury in a way Honda never has before. The tech and styling of the interior is sure to make you the envy of all your friends when you take them for trips around Mt. Union and to Penn State. The high crash ratings and safety features will also make you and your passengers completely at ease while in your 2018 Accord. Come down to Bobby Rahal Honda today to schedule a test drive and see why the 2018 Accord is the right choice for you. 

2018 Accord with 2.0L turbocharged engineWhat engine does the 2018 Accord have? 

The standard engine for the 2018 Accord is a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces up to 192-hp and 192 lbs-ft of torque, that comes with the option of either a six-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). If you're looking for more power though, some trim levels of the 2018 Accord offer the option of upgrading to a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 252-hp and 273 lbs-ft of torque. That engine also offers an option between a 10-speed automatic transmission or a six-speed manual one. The Hybrid model has a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that produces 143-hp. The combination of the engine and electric motors can produce up to 212-hp. Drivers in Mechanicsburg and Tyrone can choose the 2018 Accord with the power and performance that suits their driving needs. 

The new Accord really has no weaknesses on the road. The applicable power and drivetrains perform well. The most common 1.5L turbo is highly responsive and has plenty of power for around town or out on the highway. It can do 0-60 mph in 8 seconds. The 2.0L improves on these numbers. The brakes on the Accord stop the vehicle quickly, smoothly and quietly. The brakes never feel like they are over grabbing. During a panic stop from 60 mph, the car can stop within 122 feet. The electric power steering feels natural and is highly responsive and accurate. The vehicle is also deceivingly maneuverable, which would be useful in locations like Penn State and Philipsburg with small parking spaces. 


2018 Honda Accord LX InteriorThe infotainment system is a huge upgrade over its predecessor. It interfaces with a heads-up display and gauge clusters, which display important vehicle and trip information, right in front of the driver. Many of the important safety and other convenience aids come standard. The voice command feature will give you safe, hands-off control, over a variety of functions. The premium radio system has plenty of distortion free power. The intuitive navigation system has excellent graphics, and is a breeze to operate and follow. 

The latest in smartphone integration puts music and navigation on the display screens. Whether your preference is Apple or Android devices, the infotainment system will integrate flawlessly with them. The new Bluetooth pairing feature is nice, and enables a quick connection and setup. These features will be handy if you live in Mechanicsburg, Penn State or anywhere else.

What is the NHTSA crash rating for the 2018 Honda Accord? 

If safety is a priority for you and your family, then the 2018 Accord is the vehicle for you. It received a perfect crash rating from the government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA). This gives drivers peace of mind while driving their families around Mt. Union. The suite of Honda Sensing safety features just seals the deal, with systems like the Collision Mitigation Braking and Road Departure Mitigation.

2018 Accord Rear View Camera 


Bobby Rahal Honda of State College

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What are the available models of the 2018 Honda Accord? 

2018 Honda Accord Red, driving through the rainBuyers in State College and other locations have a choice between five trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, Ex-L and Touring. 

LX - The LX is the least expensive model, but it still has a load of features to meet your needs. Some of the features include: Exterior LED lights, keyless start, backup camera, 7-inch infotainment screen, four-speaker radio, USB, Bluetooth and many safety aids such as automatic braking and lane departure warning. It also has 17-inch alloy wheels. 

Sport - The name says it all. Stepping up to the Sport will upgrade to sportier features such as a rear spoiler, 19-inch rims, power drivers seat, chrome exhaust tip, eight-speaker radio, split rear seats, 8-inch infotainment screen, LED fog lights, leather steering wheel and smartphone integration for Apple and Android. It also has a mix of cloth and simulated leather interior. 

EX - The EX builds on the majority of the interior contents of the Sport trim. It steps down to 17-inch wheels and upgrades to the following: Heated outside mirrors, keyless entry, keyless start, sunroof, heated front seats, extra USBs, HD radio, satellite radio and blind-spot warning. 

EX-L - The EX-L continues to build upon the EX trim by adding a power passenger seat, leather interior, 10-speaker radio, optional navigation and driver seat memory. 

Touring - The top of the line Touring is designed with ultimate in comfort and luxury in mind. It steps up to 19-inch wheels, Wi-Fi, wireless phone charging, parking sensors, navigation, lit door handles, automatic wipers, vented front seats, changeable driving modes and an adaptive suspension system.

2018 Honda Accord grey rear view 
Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).