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Old 05-06-2008, 12:29 PM   #1
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Honda Accord Tourer i-CTDi

I saw a Honda Accord Wagon (i-CTDi) at BestBuy in Waterloo. It had some ECO Fuels logos on the side. I've see these Wagons (based on our TSX here) in Europe a lot, and really like the shape.

I guess Honda will bring the Diesel engine to Canada in 2009, but more likely in the North American Honda Accord.
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:30 PM   #2
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really dig the new accords

as far as the models here go i think the touring version will look sick when/if it comes out
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:33 PM   #3
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Honda Accord Tourer i-CTDi : ESTATE OF THE DIESEL ART
http://uk.cars.yahoo.com/news-reviews/honda.html

One of the finest prestige compact estates you can buy has the finest diesel available under the bonnet. Jonathan Crouch on Hondas Accord Tourer i-CTDi

Lifestyle-orientated buyers may value style over substance but that doesnt mean that theyre blind to everyday economics. Hence the fact that the majority of sales of cars like Audis A4 Avant and BMWs 3 Series Touring are of diesel models.

Without a diesel, youre without a prayer when it comes to shifting volumes in the profitable compact prestige estate sector, so when Hondas Accord Tourer was initially launched without one, dealers werent too hopeful. As it happens, the car sold quite well, probably because its one of the few models in the sector to be able to mix eye-catching lines with surprisingly spacious loading capacity. With Hondas 2.2-litre i-CTDi diesel now available and with the Accord freshened by improvements made for the latest model year, it could all be about to come together.

From nowhere, Honda created the finest diesel in its class with the 2.2 i-CTDi, arguably the finest diesel you can buy, yet this is the first such engine produced in the companys 55 year history. The fact that Honda is the words biggest engine maker should mean that we shouldnt be surprised by this. Obviously, they were able to bring considerable expertise and resource to the project.
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Old 05-09-2008, 02:02 AM   #4
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^^ honda also said they would NEVER put a turbo onto their engine...jokes on them !
actually honda has come quite a long ways from creating all sorts of reliable engines...lets see how their diesels stand out...
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Old 05-09-2008, 06:59 PM   #5
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I've looked at this thread at least 6 times today, i'm in love with that wagon.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:36 AM   #6
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I know. It looks good in person.

I canít wait for a Honda Diesel. Better alternate to a VW TDI ( I wonít touch a VW, although the TDI ones are pretty good).

When I was in Europe, the car that used to pass me like crazy was these Honda Wagons. Iíd be doing 160km/h, and the wagon would catch up and pass me.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:03 PM   #7
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I saw it in Germany. For a second I thought I had no clue what it was.
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