Honda‘s 2016 Accord lineup allows smartphone users to plug their phones into the car using a USB cord, and to access some of the phone’s apps through a new seven-inch touch screen in the dashboard. With a second display screen above it, users can access two functions at once, such as the phone’s navigation system and the car’s music system.
When it comes to the changes Honda made to its freshened 2016 Accord, it’s what’s on the inside that counts.
Look past the chrome-ier grille and LED taillights and you’ll notice Honda has integrated both Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto into the dashboard.
This makes the new Accord — which goes on sale next week — one of the first few vehicles on the market to offer compatibility with both systems.
The purpose is straightforward: Let smartphone users