2017 Honda Legend

The 2017 Honda Legend will come refreshed. According to some reports, company will make some modifications on this full-size sedan next year. Since this model was released last year, it might sound a little bit early for a mid-cycle refresh. However, this model is actually a renamed version of Acura RLX, and it is offered exclusively for the Japanese market. Since RLX was released in 2013, next year might sound realistic, when it is about refresh. However, we don’t expect to see a true mid-cycle update, but more like some smaller modifications in terms of exterior look and maybe some new features.

2017 Honda Legend specs and features

2017 Honda Legend front view

As we mentioned, 2017 Honda Legend might come with some smaller modifications. However, we are pretty sure that this won’t be a true mid-cycle refresh. Base characteristics of the car will remain unchanged. We will see the same design, with same platform and other details. Main thing about this update will be probably in terms of exterior changes. Company might make some smaller tweaks. So, 2017 Legend could come a little bit improved in terms of visual appearance. We could see a slightly revisited “jewel eyes” headlights and tweaked grille. More than that is not expected, especially on the other areas of the car, such as rear end, for example.

2017 Honda Legend interior

When it is about interior, bigger changes are not expected. The 2017 Honda Legend will probably come with the same design of the cabin. Even some smaller tweaks on the dashboard are not expected. However, we expect some improvements in terms of features. It is hard to expect some new hi-tech systems, but improvements of the current ones seems more likely.

2017 Honda Legend rear view

2017 Honda Legend engine

Changes in terms of powertrain are not expected for the 2017 Honda Legend. This model is offered exclusively for the Japanese market and it is available only in one, hybrid configuration. The model is powered by 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine, which comes together with 47-hp electric motor. Total output of the car will be around 380 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Legend will be equipped with 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, which delivers power to all wheels.

2017 Honda Legend interior

2017 Honda Legend release date and price

It is expected that refreshed 2017 Honda Legend will come somewhere in the second half of next year. However, more precise date is still unknown. Changes in price are not expected. Base model should go around 60.000 dollars.

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One Response to 2017 Honda Legend

  1. Vincent Lloyd says:

    As the owner of a 1993 Honda Legend Coupe K8 series for some years now and loving it I have an interest in upgrading soon.

    However I have little interest in the new Legend as it looks like the rest of the pack visualy and expensive in Australia !!

    So I guess I will wait to see what transpires in the next models.

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