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New Honda Accord will be the first Honda car with support for Apple CarPlay

Took a long time in the air and realized earlier supporters MirrorLink technology the idea of deep integration interface of smartphones in the onboard multimedia system car, Apple its platform CarPlay actually debuted already in many vehicles from different manufacturers. Now Japanese Honda, who presented his first car with the support of automotive technology Apple updated the Accord sedan.

Honda Accord 2016 in addition to cosmetic changes in the design has acquired a new multimedia system. The latter received a display with a diagonal of 7 inches with a high resolution, and the ability to sync with smartphones on iOS and Android thanks to the protocols Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Another touch screen with a diagonal of 7.7 inch, as before, is over it and is used for displaying the navigation image with the rear camera and other information.

Owners Honda Accord new model range will be able to use CarPlay technology: connect your iPhone and to use the basic features of the gadget via a touch screen and voice commands. Drivers will be available for voice communication, listen to text messages and music, work with a navigation system. Other features of the smartphone are cut off for the sake of increasing traffic safety. CarPlay supports iPhone 5 and above with iOS 7.2 or later.

As for the design of the new Accord, the most noticeable refreshed front end of the car, which now looks much more aggressive with a new hood, a grille and full-led headlamps, which now share a car with Acura ILX. Changed “figure” led taillights and the trunk lid is in complete Accord Touring spoiler appeared. Buyers restyled Accord will offer a new collection of alloy wheels, while Sport modification itigg will get 19-inch “rollers”.

As regards the range of engines, there has been no change. The Japanese sedan is still equipped four-cylinder i-VTEC displacement 2.4 liters or 3.5 engine V6. Choice of transmissions includes a variator, a six-speed manual gearbox or dedicated six “automatic”.

Information about the date of commencement of sales and the cost 2016 Honda Accord in Russia yet.

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