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New Tech in 2018 Honda Accord & CR-V: CarPlay, Android Auto & Honda Sensing

New technology is coming to the 2018 Honda Accord and CR-V. The vehicles feature new connectivity, available CarPlay/Android Auto and a full suite of standard safety features.

2018 Honda CR-V

The 2018 CR-V offers the latest in-vehicle connectivity and audio performance with a host of advanced technologies. Available features include a 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio interface with Android operating system that features a physical volume knob as well as an available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ developed in cooperation with the experts at Garmin.

2018 Honda CR-V’s Available premium features include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, SiriusXM, HD Radio and Pandora capabilities.

Some of the key comfort and convenience features available on the 2018 Honda CR-V include remote engine start, dual-zone climate controls, heated side mirrors, a space-saving and convenient Electric Parking Brake (EPB), rear USB charging ports, front passenger seat with 4-way power adjustment and driver’s seat with 8-way power adjustment and 4-way power lumbar support, and heated front seats.

The 2018 CR-V offers Honda Sensing as standard equipment on EX and higher trims, including features such as Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian sensing capability, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS). Additional driver-assistive technologies include the available blind spot Information (BSI), Rear Cross Traffic Monitor and Auto High Beam headlights.

Honda Accord Tech

New standard features on Honda Accord all models include LED headlight and taillights, dual-zone climate control, 7-inch customizable digital driver’s meter and the full suite of Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technologies including new Traffic Sign Recognition.

New connected-car technologies available on the 2018 Accord include a 7-inch digital TFT driver’s meter (standard), an 8-inch, high-resolution Display Audio touchscreen with both volume and tuning/list-scrolling knobs and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility (Sport and above trims). A new 6-inch head up display (HUD), automatic Bluetooth phone pairing, wireless device charging and next-generation HondaLink Assist with available 4G LTE in-car Wi-Fi and smartphone-controlled remote engine start are also available.

The 2018 Honda Accord features the latest generation of Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) safety body structure and advanced supplemental restraint systems, including new driver and front passenger knee airbags, and is anticipated to achieve top collision safety ratings from both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing. Additional driver-assistive technology, standard on all trims, include a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with dynamic guidelines, Straight Driving Assist and Auto High-Beams. Blind spot information (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor is standard on EX and above trims, while Touring trims add front and rear parking sensors.

The Honda Accord is America’s best-selling car over the past 41 years3 with American car buyers having purchased more than 13 million Accords, more than 11 million of those produced in America, using domestic and globally-sourced parts. This all-new Accord should help carry the model to its fifth year in a row as the #1 midsize car in America – what’s more, Accord continues as the #2 car in the industry, second only to the Honda Civic

Honda is the Best SUV Brand of 2018 according to U.S. News & World Report. The award is based on the strength of Honda’s SUV lineup.