Hot news update on Honda CR-V Diesel and Accord Diesel
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* Honda which rules every segment where it makes a product is facing a competetion of different kind. Honda competetiors are relying on their diesel engines to dethrone it. Take the case of Chevrolet Captiva diesel and Fiat’s linea. Soon Toyota will come up with Fortuner diesel and Corolla altis diesel. Globally too Honda suffers from lack of oil burners.
* Sources close to Honda tells us that the japanese maker is seriously working on diesel vehicles. We already reported you about the CR-V diesel but what we can confirm you is that the I-CTDI (Intelligent Common Rail Turbocharged Direct Injection) will also power the accord.
* Honda is heavily testing the CR-V diesel and Accord diesel at the outskirts of its Noida plant. Honda’s 2.2-litre, 16-valve, twin-cam, direct-injection, iCTDI diesel mill pumps out 138bhp of maximum power at 4000 rpm and an impressive peak torque of 350Nm at 2000rpm.
* Considering the recent price hike announcement from Honda for the CR-V, we don’t expect the CR-V diesel to come first as it would further jack up the price of CR-V and put it in the segment of Toyota’s landcruiser pradao and Mitsubishi Montero. However, Accord diesel may be the first Honda diesel to hit the market. So sharpen your ears, accord standing nearby you may sound a diesel clatter.