Honda has launched the new vehicle, Honda Accord, which is the mid-size sedan vehicle and this vehicle, was released in the auto market in 1976. Accord sedan version vehicle has been long-standing best-selling vehicle in many regions of the world. This vehicle has the biggest competition with Toyota Camry. This vehicle is added with coupes, crossovers, wagons and hatchbacks. The Accord got tremendous success in United States and it became one of the first few Japanese cars, which are assembled in the country. Accord has enough legroom and headroom for the passengers of the rear seat. The vehicle has enough boot space and drive is comfortable in urban areas.
1st generation was introduced as hatchback in 1976 and the production of this vehicle was continued till 1981. The sedan version was introduced in the market after some time and this vehicle was classified as compact sedan o r hatchback during the first generation of this vehicle. Two different engines are introduced in this vehicle, which are 1.6L and 1.8L and these engines were paired with 3-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission. This vehicle has some standard features, which are added with cloth seats, AM/FM radio, tachometer and intermittent wipers.
Honda has launched its 2nd generation Honda Accord in 1981 and the production of this vehicle was continued till 1985. This vehicle is available in the market in sedan and hatchback body configurations. They are available with 5 different engine choices with three options of different transmissions. The automatic and manual transmissions were provided to the customers for this generation and this vehicle has some important features like leather seats upper trim level only, sunroof, power locks and power windows. In some regions, this vehicle has headlamp washers.
Honda Accord 3rd generation was launched in the market in 1985 and the production of this vehicle was continued by 1989. This generation was available in four body styles, which are sedan, hatchback, coupe and shooting break. In this vehicle, 8 powertrain were provided and they have the similarity. The engines of these vehicles were paired with 4-speed automatic o r 5-speed manual transmission. The variant of shooting-break was considered the important and main car, which was given the title of Aero Deck.
The production of 4th generation was started from 1989 and it was continued till 1993. The production of shooting-break model was stopped and these body styles were available in the market. These vehicles are coupe, sedan and station wagon. The notable features of these vehicles were added with power locks, power windows, fog lights, power steering, center armrest, security system and CD player.
The production of the 5th generation was started in 1993 and it was continued till 1997 and Acura brand was introduced in the market under umbrella of Honda. The selling of this vehicle was started as premium versions of Accord. The engine and transmission options of this vehicle have the great similarity to third generation vehicles. The sales of Accord were not decreased by Acura model and the products of Honda are always cheaper than the products of Acura.
The company increased the size of the Accord from 6th to 10th generation and you can watch this increase in length and width of the vehicle. 7th generation Honda Accord was popular in the country and this brand got tremendous popularity. This model got good reputation on the safety ratings all over the world. Different new features were introduced in the eighth generation and they are airbags, alloy rims and rearview camera.
The 10th generation is the current generation and it is the high tech machines, which has the lumber support, power seats, PVB laminated windows, Honda sensing package and heads-up display of about 6 inch. The coupe variant is not produced and the sedan is in production at this time.
Honda Accord has got popularity in Pakistan and it faced strong competition in the market, for which its numbers have diminished. It is expensive to buy and maintain this vehicle. Pakistan has 10th generation Honda Accord at this time.