2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
It’s rare to find a vehicle with a city fuel economy higher than the highway, but Honda has done just that with their 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. If you’re able to avoid the highway on your commute, the hybrid is the perfect vehicle for you, especially since the Accord Hybrid is the new leader in gasoline fuel-economy ratings among mid-sized sedans. There has never been a 4-door with a fuel economy rating of 50 mpg. Until now.
The Accord Hybrid pulls an impressive 50 mpg city and 45 mpg highway for a combined rating of 47 mpg. Those numbers are 3 mpg higher than any competitor, and double what they were when the last sold back in 2007. In those five years, Honda has introduced numerous fuel-saving technologies which have given many of their vehicles best-in-class fuel economies. The Accord Hybrid is also expected to top the class is the best driving range. Estimated at 673 miles, the Accord can travel further than any of its competitors on a single tank of gas. 46 miles further. That projected driving range comes courtesy of the 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC Atkinson cycle engine. The 4-cylinder relies on mechanisms which increase engine performance by increasing both the power and fuel economy. The newly implemented mechanisms can only be found in a Honda.
The Hybrid model of the Accord is similar to the fuel-only version, but it gets all of the hybrid-only details including the prominent blue accents on the grille, a different wheel design and the hybrid badge. A few changes on the inside add to the luxurious and intelligent feel of the interior which will be equipped with Honda LaneWatch blind spot display. There isn’t expected to be any shortage of safety features either. Honda expects that the Accord Hybrid will earn a Top Safety Pick+ plus rating when it is released later this year.
As more information about the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid becomes available, we will let you know. Until then, you can look at the 2014 models that we currently have in our inventory. That includes both the Odyssey and CR-V which will soon be joined by the 2014 Accord Sedan and Coupe.