August 01, 2016 @ 06:33 PM

New Honda Accord is open for booking

Set for a third quarter 2016 launch with new Obsidian Blue Pearl colour and more LEDs than you can shake a stick at.

Honda is refreshing its efforts in the D-segment with a facelift of the current ninth generation Accord that is now open for booking and will be officially launched somewhere in the third quarter of 2016.

Although it is a facelift, the new extended LED Daytime Running Lights and new lighting design for the front headlights play a leading role in sculpting a more chiselled front facade that hints at some muscularity. Keeping with the LED galore theme, the rear gets a new LED combination light bar as well. Completing the cosmetic upgrades are new alloy wheels.

One thing that will not be changing is the engine options and trim levels with the entry-level 2.0 VTi being the gateway followed by the 2.0 VTi-L and flagship 2.4 VTi-L.

Since its introduction in Malaysia back in 2001, over 75,000 Accords ply the roads here with the current ninth generation accounting for more than 23,000 units of that figure, a testament to its popularity with local motorists.

Buyers of the facelift can look forward to a new colour for the car; Obsidian Blue Pearl, that will join the current swatch of colours that comprise White Orchid Pearl and Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic and Crystal Black Pearl.

You can catch the new Accord on its road tour around the country from 12 August to 4 September 2016. Updates on locations of the road tour are available on 

Catch the new Accord in the metal and get under its skin at the following locations: 

Klang Valley
12 August 2016 - Kuala Selangor, Selangor
13 August 2016 - Klang Valley - Klang
14 August 2016 - Petaling Jaya, Selangor and Putrajaya

East Coast
19 August 2016 - Kota Bharu, Kelantan
20 August 2016 - Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
21 August 2016 - Kuantan, Pahang  

26 August 2016 - George Town, Penang
27 August 2016- George Town, Penang
28 August 2016 - George Town, Penang and Ipoh, Perak  

2 September 2016 - Johor Bahru Town, Johor
3 September 2016 - Muar, Johor
4 September 2016 - Melaka Town, Melaka

For more information on the New Accord, visit any of the 88 Honda authorised dealers nationwide or ring up the Honda Toll Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log onto

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