Not only in its home country, Japan, is Honda a popular brand in the USA automotive market. One of them is the 2008 Honda Accord. Honda produces 7 different trims namely 2.4 LX, 2.4 LX-P, 2.4 LX-S, 2.4 EX, 2.4 EX-L, 3.5 EX, and 3.5 EX-L. The 2008 model was redesigned from the previous generation. Besides its new engine, the interior and exterior are also more modern.
The engines used by the Honda Accord are I-4 and V-6. I-4 engine has 2.4 litres with 177-190 HP @ 6,500 rpm. Meanwhle, the V-6 engine has a 3.5-litre capacity with 368 HP. All types use a 4-cylinder engine and are equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission. However, users can still choose the option to change the transmission to 5-speed automatic.
The car has 194.1′ length’’, 58.1” height, and 62.4’’ width. The capacity of the tank is 18.5 gal. The car spends 22 mpg for city trips and 26 mpg for the highway. All types have 161 lbs-ft @ 4300 rpm of torque. The difference in performance depends on the type of engine. The V-6 engine is more responsive and reliable so users can feel the sensation of traveling like using a sporty car.
The safety and security features of this car are also good. Passengers on the front are equipped with adjustable seat belt and airbag occupancy sensors. The brake system uses four-wheel ABS brakes with 4 ABS channels. If you bring the children, you can take them on the back seat because the door is equipped with child safety locks. Besides the alarm and immobilizer, Accord has been completed by a remote keyless entry.
Interior of 2008 Honda Accord
Interior’s trim uses vinyl material, the shift knob uses urethane, while the cabin and seat are wrapped in premium leather. The front seats can be adjusted in height, while the rear seats can be folded forward so that cargo space becomes wider. Not only that, the seat arrangement is also in the form of sliding and reclining which is done using a lever manually.
The entertainment features in the head unit are complete and responsive. Besides the touch screen monitor, the car is equipped with AM / FM radio, CD player, CD-MP3 decoder, auxiliary jack and radio data system. This audio system has 6 speakers and users can use the audio-steering switch. The head unit also has 2 power outlets; each outlet is 12 voltages DC.
Honda Accord headlights use halogens, as well as front fog lights. Headlights are auto-off and can be delay-off. The front grille is black with chrome frame around it. The bottom of the car is bumpers, both on the front and back which are the same color as the car body. There are 4 doors that are also equipped with power door mirrors. The door mirror can be folded using a remote power. The LX series uses 16 inches steel wheels, while the EX series uses 17-inches alloy. The colors of the door mirrors and door handles are the same as the body colors. Side body moldings and rear lip spoilers are just an option for this 2008 Honda Accord. You want to find another car brand which is 2017 Toyota Camry XSE V6, you can visit here.