Honda Automobiles: 115 MPGe Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, Most Fuel-Efficient Sedan in America, Now Available during Select New York and California Dealerships

Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 by in Honda Canada

The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle, rated by a EPA during 115 MPGe1 in all electric mode, creation it a many fuel-efficient sedan in America, went on-sale during name New York and California Honda dealers on Jan 15 with an MSRP of $39,7802 and a monthly franchise cost of $4293.

Combining hybrid potency with a absolute sip of immediate electric-motor torque, a Honda Accord Plug-In is rated by a EPA with a limit EV Mode pushing operation of 13 miles and a gasoline fuel-economy rating of 47/46/46 mpg (city/hwy/combined). The 2014 Accord Plug-In warranted a top EPA MPGe rating1 (115 MPGe) in a class4, commanding all plug-in-class competitors. In further to being Honda’s initial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, a Accord Plug-In is a initial prolongation automobile in a U.S. to accommodate a new, some-more difficult LEV3/SULEV20 emissions standard, and will also validate for single-occupant carpool-lane entrance in California.

The 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid is powered by an all-new Honda Earth DreamsTM record two-motor hybrid complement utilizing a absolute 124-kilowatt (kW) electric engine that also acts like a invariably non-static smoothness (e-CVT) corresponding to a rarely fuel-efficient 2.0-liter i-VTEC, Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine. Electric-only operation is upheld by a 6.7-kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery, with high potency regenerative braking supposing by an all-new electric-servo braking system.

To maximize pushing efficiency, a new two-motor hybrid complement allows a Accord Plug-In powertrain to transition seamlessly between all-electric EV Drive, gasoline-electric Hybrid Drive; and approach Engine Drive. Beyond a duty as a full-electric vehicle, owners of a Accord Plug-In will be means to name dual additional pushing modes to conduct battery ability and tailor a capabilities of a automobile to their commute. In a default start-up mode, a Accord Plug-In acts as a pristine electric automobile and will sojourn in full-electric mode until a battery state of assign necessitates a involuntary switch to gas/electric hybrid operation. At aloft speeds and engine loads, such as during assertive acceleration, a gasoline engine kicks in to yield additional power. There is also a symbol on a core console that allows a motorist to manually name EV mode – for example, if they wish to implement EV mode in their neighborhood, or in city trade on stop-and-go highway pushing when regenerative braking intensity is increased. In a driver-selectable “HV” mode, a plug-in Accord acts as a required hybrid, consistent electric engine gasoline engine energy to maximize fuel potency while progressing a battery assign level.

The plug-in Accord can be entirely charged from a low-charge denote indicate in reduction than 3 hours regulating a granted 120-volt horse when plugged into a customary 120-volt domicile electrical opening (use of a dedicated GFCI opening is recommended), and in reduction than one hour regulating a 240-volt “Level-2” charger5. The giveaway HondaLink™ EV smartphone focus will concede owners to remotely guard a charging state of a Accord Plug-In.

Based on a Touring trim turn of customary Accord Sedan though featuring singular styling cues, a 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In will be accessible in 3 extraneous colors, including dual customary Accord shades (White Orchid Pearl and Crystal Black Pearl) and a model-exclusive Burnished Silver Metallic.  

Honda Environmental Leadership
In further to producing a Accord Plug-In, Honda has grown countless technologies to urge fuel potency and revoke CO2 emissions, including a Honda Fit EV, Civic Natural Gas and a Honda FCX Clarity fuel dungeon electric automobile (FCEV). Honda has also led a Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) rankings of altogether automobile environmental opening given 2000, and a Honda automobile has surfaced a list of America’s greenest vehicles from a America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) for 15 uninterrupted years.

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1124 city/105 highway/115 sum miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 sum MPG gasoline usually rating. 13 mile limit EV mode pushing operation rating. 574 mile sum gas-electric pushing operation rating. Ratings dynamic by EPA. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPGe/MPG and pushing operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, revisit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml

2 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, $790 finish assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.

3 $429.00 per month for 36 months. $2,499.00 sum due during signing. Includes down payments with no confidence deposit. Excludes taxes, titles and play fees. For good competent lessees. Subject to singular accessibility in New York and California only. Closed finish franchise for 2014 Accord Plug-In CVT PHEV (CR5F7EGW) accessible from Jan 15, 2013 by Mar 4, 2013, to well-qualified lessees authorized by Honda Financial Services. Not all lessees will qualify. Higher franchise rates request for lessees with reduce credit ratings. MSRP $40,570.00 (includes destination, excludes tax, license, title, registration, support fees, options, word and a like). Actual net capitalized cost $32,768.63. Net capitalized cost includes $595 merger fee. Dealer grant might change and could impact tangible franchise payment. Total monthly payments $15,444.00. Option to squeeze during franchise finish $20,285.00. Must take new sell smoothness on automobile from play batch by Mar 4, 2013. Lessee obliged for maintenance, extreme wear/tear and 15¢/mile over 12,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP reduction than $30,000, and 20¢/mile over 12,000 miles/year for vehicles with MSRP of $30,000 or more. See your NY or CA Accord Plug-In play for finish details.

4Among accessible mid-size hybrid sedans.

5From low-charge indicator enlightenment indicate to full charge.

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