While U.S. customers still wait for the next-generation Honda Accord hybrid, which is to debut next year, European buyers are waiting for the next Accord will ever be on the market in Japan do not have these problems because this car is already available on the market.
If you believe the demand, this model should be a big hit. The Japanese automaker is expecting monthly sales of about 1,000 copies, but before the sale officially started Honda had more than 7,000 orders for this model, which is beyond all expectations. Honda Accord Hybrid is offered in the USA from 2003-2012, but poor sales in comparison with major rivals such as the Ford Fusion Hybrid and Toyota Camry Hybrid, Honda was forced to suspend sales. Since then, Honda has announced that it will replace the new diesel hybrid, and that it has not happened recently confirmed that the audience will again get a hybrid version of one of the most popular sedans in the U.S. market. A model for the Japanese market is very similar to the U.S., with the exception of blue headlights and a slightly different cover.
If something really impressive in this model is the consumption, which is only 3.9 liters per 100 kilometers, which showed test drive. Even if we take the Honda factory numbers, by which the consumption should be about a liter more in 2014 Accord Hybrid once again comes out on top against major rivals – the Toyota Camry (consumes 5.4 liters) and Ford Fusion (consumes 5 liters).
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid engine
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid powered by a petrol 2.0L engine with two electric motors. One of them is located in the rear of the vehicle and serves as a generator for the battery while the other is forward and driving the front wheels.
Total power is 196 hp, which is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in just 7.5 seconds. This car is able to cross the 37 kilometers on a single battery charge at a maximum speed of 80 km / h. Despite the extra weight of 120 kg compared to the rest of the Accord line, hybrid on the road quite well and provides all the features that have so far graced the Honda engines.
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid interior
When it comes to the interior of the vehicle can be seen that this is a quality interior, characterized by a high comfort and excellent stability when cornering. Perhaps the key reason why Honda with right now expect greater success lies in the fact that, unlike its predecessor, which concentrated more on performance than on consumption in 2014 model is correct these errors. Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry should definitely be concerned, and we will not be surprised if the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid breaks plans and so far undisputed Toyota Prius.