2018-2019 Honda Legend 5 – the fifth generation flagship sedan

The company 2018-2019 Honda, as we have repeatedly convinced of this, is able to do great good and even great cars. With one of these, and we want to meet today, but at the same time to tell you about updates to our dear readers.

So, as the main hero of our today’s review will make the car under the name 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016 years old, which is now the fifth generation of this model.


Contents Overview of the article:

  1. appearance
  2. Interior
  3. accessory
  4. Price policy
  5. The technical component
  6. conclusion

In principle, separate this car can not be called since it was created on the basis of another sedan – Acura RLX Sport Hybrid. Only Legend was developed directly under the Japanese market, because Acura had to slightly modify, add some innovation and chips. By the way, the hybrid Acura has sold in the United States.

2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016 years Photo

In the case of a legend situation is not quite standard. Typically, a company prepares a new generation of its output model, and yet still produces a certain period of the previous version. 2018-2019 Honda stopped production as early as . Moreover, the Russians are no longer to see the new 2018-2019 Honda Legend earlier.

Exterior

For many auto enthusiasts, and those who actively follow the news of the Japanese automaker, 2018-2019 Honda Legends looks revelation will not. And all because that this car could already behold, a few years ago. Then 2018-2019 Honda under its same name plate presented the current Acura RLX. As a result, the exterior remained the same. This is not just created on the basis of sedan exterior. 2018-2019 Honda and Acura Legend – copies of each other.

But this does not take away the fact that the legend got a very even and very attractive appearance.

2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016 photo front

The front part is decorated with an interesting bumper, simple architecture that can hardly be described. It is also pleasantly pleased trim grille. Of course, it was a place on the corporate icon of Japanese companies, as well as chrome inserts, perekladinkam and edging. Incredibly attractive turned head optics, consisting of multi-LEDs.

Photos 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016

On the side we see that this is a big sedan executive class. The long bonnet, short enough food, domed roof, large doors, providing a comfortable embarkation and disembarkation, as well as a stylish door handles, original exterior mirrors and an ideal radius of the wheel arches perfectly complement the image.

Pictures of the new 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016

Behind mention large optics marker lamps, compact trunk lid, as well as stylish fin antenna towering just above the rear window.

What can we say, 2018-2019 Honda Legend looks great. For one only looks it like thousands of motorists around the world and in our country too. The main thing that the new product yet reached us.

What, then, has the dimensions as a result of new Japanese edge? And so:

  • length – 4982 mm;
  • width – 1890 mm;
  • height – 1465 mm;
  • wheelbase – 2850 mm;
  • ground clearance (clearance) – 115 mm;
  • curb weight – 1980 kg.

Interior

As we face business-class sedan, expect him bad finishing materials, hard plastic or questionable tissue salon hardly worth it. However, sometimes companies have to offer, even in the business of car interior is not particularly biased.

Photo salon 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016

Of course, 2018-2019 Honda afford such could not. As a result, the driver got a comfortable seat with electric adjustment, exactly like the front passenger, convenient multifunction steering wheel, dashboard modern, stylish dash and center console with all the necessary devaysa and controls placed on it.

Photos front of the cabin in the 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016

Moreover, a large tunnel that separates the driver and front passenger, there was a place for the transmission control system, which has proved keypad. Multimedia Complex consists of two color screens, the lower of which is controlled by a sensor.

Photo back sofa in the 2018-2019 Honda Legend 2016

Although the five-seater cabin is called and there really five people can easily accommodate all of the second-row seat design is clearly alluding to the fact that it is better placed on it together. Sitting in the middle – not the best location, as bulging pillow can be not very much and convenient.

But it is possible to note the excellent soundproofing. Even at high speeds, and not on the best roads in the cabin is quiet enough. As long as you go, you can enjoy clear sound audio system, as well as carefully consider the leather trim and paste veneer, wood, plastic, and other decorative materials.

Equipment

Of course, no one dared to say, that 2018-2019 Honda will offer a very complete set of avaricious in the database, but extra charge will offer a list of all possible options. Yes, for something you will have to pay, but the intensity of car looks very attractive and enticing to potential buyers:

  • two multimedia display system 7, and 8 inches (one touch);
  • head-up display on the windshield;
  • leather upholstery;
  • LED optics;
  • climate control;
  • Krell audio system 14 speakers;
  • remote audio controls for rear passengers;
  • built-in navigation system;
  • a security package;
  • help system for maneuvering;
  • Stability;
  • aid system at the start of the hill;
  • adaptive cruise control;
  • electronic parking brake, etc.

Called conventional options such as power windows, for example, we did not, because business-class car is quite natural and necessary components.

prices

Unfortunately, the company 2018-2019 Honda says nothing about whether the car 2018-2019 Honda Legend of the fifth generation in Russia will be. For several years now we have and the fourth generation, although officially it was taken out of production only in the past year. At the same time the fans a legend among local motorists a lot. With all the charm of the fifth generation in Russia have found far more than one buyer. But so far only wait and hope.

At home producer start of sales is scheduled for the end of January next year. The Japanese have already announced that they are to receive the 2018-2019 Honda Legend will be at the price of 6.8 million yuan. It is about 59 thousand dollars. Of course, the price tag could reach and 70 thousand, depending on the configuration.

Specifications

Sorry, but the chosen powerplant 2018-2019 Honda will not allow. It offers only one engine. More precisely it is the tandem of power plants, the main role which will play a gasoline engine, but will be able to complement its three electric motors.

  1. The petrol unit and received a six-cylinder volume of 3.5 liters. Its power – 313 horsepower, and torque – 359 Nm.
  2. The first elektrodvizhkov integrated into a robotic gearbox, equipped with two clutches. Its power was 35 kW or 48 hp.
  3. The other two electric motors are rated at 27 kW or 37 hp each. Place them on the rear axle. Electric motors can be operated independently of each other, distributing the torque most efficiently. In this way, it managed to make three modes of operation for the transmission. In the first working petrol engine only, that is, front-wheel drive. The second involved only the electric motors. And third, as you know, is intended to include at once all existing power plants.

As a result, power is achieved at 382 horsepower and 461 Nm of torque. Accurate dynamic characteristics of the company does not report. Some, in order to overcome the first hundred kilometers per hour the car will spend 5.1-5.3 seconds. In combined cycle 2018-2019 Honda Legend year will be approximately 6 to eat liters per hundred kilometers traveled path.

Conclusion

2018-2019 Honda has created though a copy based Acura, but these cars have different objectives and address different markets. Many people want to become part of the legend and the Russian car market. Will it happen in the end – is a mystery.

As soon begin selling at least in Japan, it will be possible to make a more objective picture, examine reviews of the owners of the new 2018-2019 Honda, as well as ensure its glory. Perhaps vskroyutsya and disadvantages. While Well we have not seen up close.