2013 Honda Accord Launched In Malaysia
Today, Honda Malaysia launched all new 2013 Honda Accord. The all new 2013 Honda Accord has more features, longer warranty and comes with a lower starting prices.
There’s 3 variants introduced ; 2013 Honda Accord 2.0VTi, 2.0 VTi-L and 2.4VTi-L. All three variant of the 2013 Honda Accord are assembled at Honda Malaysia’s plant in Pegoh, Melaka.
2013 Honda Accord performance
The engine is first Honda model in Malaysia to feature Honda’s new ‘Earth Dream Technology’ series engine. The 2.0 litre engine is an updated version from the previous generation Accord. Both the 2.4 litre and 2.0 litre engine are paired to a five speed automatic transmission carried over from the previous generation Accord, driving the front wheels.
The new engine develops 129kW (175 PS) of power at 6,200 rpm and a maximum torque of 225Nm at 4,000 rpm. It is heavier than previous engine but on the upside, peak power output is now achieve 300rpm earlier.
Honda says the 2.4 litre Accord consumes just 8.2 litres/100km (European driving cycle).
There’s also ECON Mode in the 2013 Honda Accord as a standard feature. it operates similarly to other recent Honda models like the Civic, CR-V as well as its hybrid range. There’s a series of ECO Assist function called upon optimise the transmission’s shift patterns, air conditioner output and throttle response.
The 2013 Honda Accord is smaller than the out-going model and 80mm shorter, 10mm lower and the wheelbase is reduced by 25mm. The interior is actually roomier than before.
Honda also managed to squeeze out more interior space inside the cabin. The rear seat has been repositioned slighly further behind and the boot space is larger by 23 litres and features a flat cargo floor.
2013 Honda Accord Safety Features
Standard safety features for the all-new Honda Accord includes Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control, Hill Start Assist, Brake Assist (BA), Dual front i-SRS Airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchors, and E-Pretentioner Seatbelts
2013 Honda Accord Price
Honda Accord 2.0VTi : RM 139,800
Honda Accord 2.0VTi-L : RM 149,800
Honda Accord 2.4VTi-L : RM 172,800
All the above price are on the road with insurance.
Source :- Live Life Drive