The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid has gone on sale in US at $29,605, which makes it about $300 pricier than the 2016 model. Besides some new features, the 2017 Accord Hybrid features the second-generation two-motor hybrid powertrain that helps the vehicle keep return the best-in-class EPA fuel efficiency of 48mpg (combined) despite eight percent more power at 212bhp.
The US-spec 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid is available in three trim levels – Hybrid, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring and comes with features such as remote engine start, front & rear parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers, heated rear seats and auto high-beam headlights. The Accord Hybrid 2017 also features new exterior colours and interior fabrics. WHile Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver-assistive features come as standard, the EX-L and touring trims additionally get the company’s latest display audio touchscreen interface that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
“The Accord Hybrid is the ultimate Accord, offering exceptional dynamic qualities with the greatest technological sophistication and fuel efficiency in the Accord family,” said Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Consumers have made Accord America’s top selling midsize sedan, recognizing its unique combination of performance, value, efficiency and refinement, and the 2017 Accord Hybrid ups the game in each of these traits.”
Combined with Honda’s two-motor hybrid system, the 2.0-litre i-VTEC Atkinson Cycle engine of the 2017 Accord Hybrid churns out 212bhp, which is about 16bhp more than the previous model. This also makes the Accord Hybrid the most powerful midsize hybrid sedan in America.
Honda Sensing Features
– Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
– Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
– Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
– Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
– Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
– Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
Besides above mentioned features, the US-spec 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid also features a standard multi-angle rearview camera with expanded view driver’s mirror. The Touring trims of the sedan additionally get new auto high-beam headlamps.