2017 Honda Accord Hybrid – A new generation of Accord Hybrid has come into birth. Recently, Honda unveiled the new Accord and confirmed it will go on sale as the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid. It answers all curiosity on the Accord Hybrid after it’s a year disappearance. This highly awaited vehicle gets some updates including reengineering that makes it as a leading in class hybrid car. A more detail info you can find below. Just read on!
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Updates
There are several key updates for the new Accord Hybrid. Backing up the powertrain are the new generation of Atkinson Cycle engine plus a new hybrid system with two motors. Undoubtedly, this will give the hybrid car an increased fuel efficiency. The EPA mileage now scores 49/47 mpg city/highway and 48 mpg combined. This score is better compared to other vehicles in its class, for example the current Toyota Camry with 43/31 mpg city/highway. It’s also more efficient than the Chevrolet Malibu that records 47/46 mpg city/highway.
The new Hybrid Accord also brings the latest features such as Honda Sensing suite to enhance the safety and security sectors. Android Auto and Apple Car Play are available too. This 2017 Accord Hybrid uses a hybrid (lithium-ion) battery pack which is more compact than previous, so it creates a more spacious trunk.
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Exterior
The outer side seems to not changing much. It’s typical to other Honda Accord trims with horizontally slated grille and angular headlights in the front. The distinctive design is an exclusive offer that consists of special aluminum wheels and hood, LED headlights and tail-lights highlighted in blue color, and Hybrid badging on its exterior.
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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Interior
The interior will likely similar to the previous edition. The cabin is suited for five-passenger seat. You will feel comfortable with the heated rear seat. A long list of feature you can find here. A seven-inch touchscreen display, multimedia player, Bluetooth, USB ports, Android Auto, Apple Car Play, Honda Sensing, and a lot more.
A more refined exterior and the numerous features are expected to appeal young customers. This Hybrid Accord will be in competition with the hybrid trim of new Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata, Chevrolet Malibu, and Toyota Camry.
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Specs
Powering the Hybrid is a new 2.0 liter injection of Atkinson Cycle VTEC engine that leads to a total 212 horsepower. It is more powerful by 15 hp than the previous 2015 model year. With the 49/47 mpg rating, the new Accord Hybrid holds the position as the most powerful and most fuel-efficient car in mid-size sedan class.
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Release Date and Pricing
The new Accord hybrid is expected to be available this spring. The pricing is not clear for now. Honda official states that the price will not far different from the past model. So, it’s estimated that the new Hybrid sedan will carry about $31,000 as an initial price. Like its previous edition, three trims will be offered: Hybrid, Hybrid Touring, and Hybrid EX-L.
Pictures of the New 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
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