2020 Honda Accord Hybrid 2.0-liter i-VTEC Four-Cylinder Review – This places the Accord Hybrid correct among the $23,475 Toyota Prius and $27,800 Accord Hybrid, its direct competitor. It leaves you with plenty of room to spec your desired features. But it’s not like the base model is skimps on creature conveniences. The current model year benefits from a 2.16 inch longer wheelbase and a 32Percent smaller intelligent power unit (IPU) that is installed under the rear floor instead of in the trunk.
2020 Honda Accord Hybrid 2.0-liter i-VTEC Four-Cylinder Review
The 2018 model gets LED headlights, 17-inch wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control system, rearview camera, push-button start and a 7-inch TFT display. Consumer reviews are sure to appreciate the standard Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Departure Warning, and Traffic Indication Recognition.
Next up the ladder is the $28,890 Accord Hybrid EX with a powered moonroof, heated up front seats with 12-way power adjustment, an 8-speaker audio system the larger infotainment screen. The EX-L trim level costs $31,440, delivering all of the previously mentioned plus leather for the seats, a leather steering wheel, powered passenger seat and a 10-speaker system with subwoofer in the trunk. For an additional $1,000, this version could be experienced with navigation.
Finally, we arrive at the flagship Touring model, costing $34,710 for the 2018 model year. With ventilated front seats and heated up ones in the back, we think it’s overkill. Irrespective of the trim level, the Accord Hybrid gets the same fuel economy ranking of 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and 47 mpg mixed. This places it ahead of the Malibu and Fusion, but behind the Camry. This is thanks to a two-motor hybrid system features a 2.0-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder with 40 % thermal efficiency. Its maximum output is significant 212 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of torque. The powertrain functions in three distinct drive procedures: EV Drive (100-% electric motor), Hybrid Drive, and Engine Drive.