The 2014 Accord Hybrid is set to make its debut at U.S. dealerships on October 31. The EPA has given this model a rating of 50mpg in the city. John Mendel, executive vice president of sales at American Honda, said that this hybrid offers an excellent mix of fuel efficiency, technology and value as well as sophisticated technologies standard on all Accord Hybrids.
The well-equipped Accord Hybrid is priced from $29,155 MSRP. The price could go up to as high as $34,905 for the luxurious Accord Hybrid Touring model. This price includes $790 in destination and handling costs. Mendel also said that the growing lineup with the Accord Hybrid will boost the Accord’s reputation as the United States’ most popular passenger car with individual buyers.
Each new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid comes with many standard features such as Honda's exclusive LaneWatch blind spot display system, which is a premium feature that’s not yet offered on rival hybrids.
The other features that are now offered as standard include a rearview camera, LED daytime running lights (DRL), an Expanded View Driver's Mirror, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, USB/iPod integration, Pandora compatibility, SMS text message function, dual-zone automatic climate control, alloy wheels, a driver's seat with 10-way power adjustment, and a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system.
The Accord Hybrid EX-L features advanced safety technologies like Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW), together with leather-trimmed and heated front seats and the HondaLink cloud-based media and connectivity system that use Aha® compatibility. The EX-L trim has the following as standard: power driver's seat memory, front passenger seat with 4-way power adjustment and one-touch moonroof.
The range-topping Accord Hybrid Touring comes with the added features of the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition and FM traffic data, LED headlights with blue tinted chrome bezels, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and hard disk drive (HDD) audio memory.
The 2014 Accord Hybrid has EPA fuel-economy ratings1 of 50 mpg city / 45 mpg highway / 47 mpg combined, making it the top rated 4-door sedan in the U.S. in the EPA city cycle. Honda had improved its form as well as function and gave it a stylish modern exterior and a roomy interior with a very efficient two-motor hybrid system from Honda's Earth Dreams™ Technology advanced powertrain series.