Honda Inspire 2022 can be said to be the brother version of the Accord because it is only sold in the Chinese market.
During the 2021 Tianjin Auto Show currently taking place in China, the GAC Honda joint venture has unveiled the slightly upgraded version of the Accord mid-size sedan. At the same time, the first images of the Honda Inspire 2022 also appeared.
Accord distributed by GAC Honda joint venture while Inspire is a product of Dongfeng Honda joint venture.
Of course, Honda Accord and Inspire are not the only “twins” produced by these two joint ventures in China. In addition, there are pairs like Honda Civic – Integra, Envix – Crider and CR-V – Breeze.
Compared to the new Accord, the Honda Inspire 2022 has a slightly changed design so that consumers are not confused. The biggest difference between these two D-class sedans lies in the front end.
Specifically, the Honda Inspire 2022 is equipped with a rather narrow grille, along with a chrome splint on the top. It has a relatively wide trapezoidal central air cavity, integrated with the front fog lights below this grille. Meanwhile, Honda Accord is equipped with a grille that extends down the front bumper and fog lights located at the two front corners of the car.
In addition, Honda Inspire 2022 also has 2 vertical air vents at the 2 corners of the front bumper, creating a feeling of being connected to the central air cavity. Particularly, the headlights of Honda Inspire 2022 make no difference from Accord.
Contrary to the front of the car, the body of the Honda Inspire 2022 has the same design as the Accord, from the ribbed lines to the 5-spoke alloy wheels painted in 2 colors. Behind, the new Honda Inspire is equipped with its own taillights, with a chrome splint inside. Finally, there are 2 fake trapezoidal exhaust pipes on the rear bumper.
Currently, the interior image of the Honda Inspire 2022 for the Chinese market has not been revealed. It is expected that this model will be equipped with the same interior as the Honda Accord 2022. It will have a large infotainment screen, located independently on the dashboard. The mechanical buttons around the screen have been removed.
In terms of dimensions, the Honda Inspire 2022 has a length of 4,924 mm, a width of 1,862 mm, a height of 1,449 mm and a wheelbase of 2,830 mm. This size is basically identical to the Honda Accord
The “heart” of Honda Inspire 2022 in the Chinese market is a 4-cylinder, turbocharged, 1.5L petrol engine block, producing a maximum capacity of 194 horsepower and maximum torque of 260 Nm. This engine is combined with a CVT continuously variable transmission and consumes an average of 6.2 liters / 100 km of gasoline.
Meanwhile, the hybrid version of the car uses a 4-cylinder petrol engine, naturally aspirated, 2.0L capacity, producing a maximum capacity of 145 horsepower, combined with an electric motor and e-gearbox. CVT. The average fuel consumption of Honda Inspire Hybrid 2022 ranges from 4.2 – 4.4 liters per 100 km.
Currently, the price of Honda Inspire 2022 in the Chinese market has not been announced yet