There was a time when choosing a Hybrid car meant sacrificing enjoyable features and settling for less-than-satisfactory performance, but it’s clear that those days are firmly in the past. The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid is making its way to dealerships across western Michigan, and our friends and neighbors have plenty of reasons to get exciting about! The Accord Hybrid’s fuel economy and horsepower place it near the top of its class, and because it’s a Honda, we’re sure you’ll love how you feel behind the wheel.
|Honda Accord Hybrid EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (All Hybrid Equipped Trim Levels)||47 MPG*||47 MPG*||47 MPG*|
When it comes to saving you money on fuel, hardly any car can compare to the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid! Like many of the cars in Honda’s hybrid lineup, it’s been designed with their signature Two-Motor Hybrid System, a Lithium-Ion Battery, Eco-Assist Technology, and an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) that will make every drive smoother and more enjoyable. We’ve broken down a few of the drivetrain features that make this year’s Accord Hybrid so efficient:
|Honda Accord Hybrid Horsepower||Honda Accord Hybrid Torque|
|2.0-Liter Atkinson-Cycle Engine (Gas Only)||143 at 6200 RPM||129 lb-ft at 3500 RPM|
|Two-Motor Hybrid System (Electric Only)||181 at 5000-6000 RPM||232 lb-ft at 0-2000 RPM|
|Total System Measurements (Gas and Electric Combined)||212 at 6200 RPM||N/A|
The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid’s horsepower and torque measurements speak for themselves! Folks who choose this model won’t have to settle for a lackluster touring experience. Even where comparable hybrid models offer a slight advantage in mileage—under ideal conditions—it’s clear that the Accord is in a league of its own. As the writers at CNET’s Roadshow blog have noted, “With the same performance, trunk space and driving dynamics as the base sedan, the new Accord will make going hybrid easier than ever.”