Honda Automobiles: 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Press Kit

Posted on 15. Jun, 2016 by in Honda Canada

With a innovative and superb two-motor hybrid powertrain, a 2014-2015 Accord Hybrid set a benchmark for a mid-size hybrid sedan in refinement, modernized record and class-leading fuel efficiency.  The 2017 Accord Hybrid moves even serve forward of a competitors with a focus of a second-generation two-motor hybrid system, providing even larger fuel potency and category heading sum complement horsepower while benefitting from a styling and technological enhancements done to a Accord lineup for indication year 2016. From an Accord family perspective, a new Honda Accord Hybrid is a ultimate Accord, a many refined, technologically worldly and, of course, many fuel fit indication in a lineup.

Celebrating a 40th anniversary this year, a Accord has set a benchmark for vehicles in a midsize sedan class. Accord is widely famous as a segment-defining product, delivering class-leading interior space and aloft ergonomics along with superb fuel efficiency, polished and manageable pushing dynamics and top-class reserve performance. This is what has done a Accord America’s many renouned automobile for 5 of a past 6 years and for a final 3 years running, and a best-selling midsize automobile to buyers underneath 35 years aged for a past 4 years1.

The 2016 Accord perceived mixed enhancements that serve modernized a 9th-generation Accord by creation it some-more stylish, worldly and sportier and with extended reserve facilities and other technological advancements. For a 2017 indication year, a Accord Hybrid advantages from all these improvements that also embody new reward facilities such as a total focus of Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, a stretched use of LED extraneous lighting and a focus of a Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies, charity as customary apparatus on a 2017 Accord Hybrid.

Additional new accessible facilities for a 2017 Accord Hybrid, depending on indication and trim, embody remote engine start, front and back parking sensors, sleet intuiting wipers, exhilarated back seats and automobile high-beam headlights. The Accord Hybrid will also underline new extraneous colors and interior fabrics and décor. Hybrid-exclusive pattern facilities embody a special aluminum hood and singular amalgamate circle design, blue highlighted LED headlights and taillights and “Hybrid” extraneous badging. A some-more compress hybrid battery container increases case ability to a class-leading 13.5 cu.-ft. in a midsize hybrid sedan segment.

Combining a subsequent era of Honda’s two-motor hybrid complement with an ultra-efficient 2.0-liter i-VTEC Atkinson Cycle engine, a 2017 Accord Hybrid powertrain will grasp rise total outlay of 212 horsepower, a tip of any midsize hybrid sedan and adult 16 horsepower over a 2015 Accord Hybrid. EPA fuel economy ratings of 49/47/48 (city/highway/combined) put a Accord Hybrid during a tip of a category for ratings, creation it a many absolute and fuel fit midsize hybrid sedan in America. These EPA fuel economy ratings are formed on new, some-more difficult ratings mandate enacted by a U.S. EPA for a 2017 indication year. Based on a new requirements, Honda estimates a 2015 Accord Hybrid ratings would be 48/45/47 (actually rated during 50/45/47 underneath a prior method), indicating a +1/+2/+1 boost for a 2017 indication over a prior version.

Exterior and Interior Design
The Accord Hybrid gets a vital facelift for 2017 that closely follows a changes done to a gasoline-only powered 2016 Accord models. In place of a prior wrap-around front fender is a some-more neatly creased and intricately structured front fascia, a reduce apportionment of that tucks into vast intake-like meshed areas that residence new customary LED haze lights. An Accord Hybrid exclusive, elegantly contoured aluminum hood meets adult with a brighter, some-more conspicuous front grille. The new some-more fluent face of Accord is complimented by a neatly sculpted back fender fascia and new LED taillight design. Blue-accents on a front grill, headlights and taillights of a 2017 Accord Hybrid, along with special “Hybrid” badging, yield a subtly particular demeanour and visible split between from a gasoline-only powered fast mates. 

All Accord Hybrid trims have singular 17-inch aluminum amalgamate wheels and underline a stretched use of LED lighting – LED daytime regulating lights (DRLs), taillights and haze lights for all trims, and LED headlights for a Touring trim.

The Accord Hybrid also gets a revised extraneous tone palette with 5 new colors – out of a 8 accessible – as good as new interior tricot chair fabric (base trim) and tone schemes including a worldly new timber grain-style dashboard trim.

Body and Chassis Upgrades
The 2017 Accord Hybrid’s sportier pattern is matched by a softened energetic performance. New aloft opening Amplitude Reactive dampers and a retuned electric appetite steering complement mix to broach an even some-more linear and agreeable float and accurate doing response. Body and framework upgrades also urge NVH, quite with reduced sound and quivering during low engine speeds and reduced engine sound during aloft engine speeds.

Honda Sensing™
All 2017 Accord Hybrids come customary with Honda Sensing™, among a many extensive apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies in a rival class. The following technologies contain Honda Sensing:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) with sensor alloy technology
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

All 2017 Accord Hybrids also underline a customary Multi-Angle Rearview Camera. The Touring trim adds new automobile high-beam headlights that raise night prominence and pushing preference (see Safety and Driver Assistive section for some-more detail).

Display Audio with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ Overview
The 2017 Accord Hybrid audio and digital knowledge is also significantly upgraded with a focus of a new 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio interface (EX-L and Touring trims) featuring Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, as good as newly accessible HondaLink Assist (e911), Satellite and HD Radio®. Smartphone pairing is now simplified with a singular USB wire connection, no longer requiring an HDMI wire connection. The new Display Audio complement serves as a interface for new Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, charity a crowd of new functions and features, including smartphone-linked navigation (Apple Maps or Google Maps), audio streaming, voice-controlled SMS content messaging and more.

The reduce 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen is interconnected with an top 7.7-inch arrangement shade and steering-wheel controls. The top shade can arrangement audio settings, turn-by-turn directions (from embedded navigation when so versed or from Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay™ navi apps), time and outing information (e.g. range, outing distance), LaneWatch and Rearview Camera displays, incoming calls, SMS content messages, and parking sensor alerts.

Major Engineering Changes and Feature Upgrades
Body and Chassis

  • Front subframe-reinforcing prop bar (improved NVH)
  • Improved engine hood/toe house insulation
  • Upgraded front and back engine mounts
  • Higher response Amplitude Reactive Dampers
  • Retuned electric appetite steering
  • Upgraded electric servo brake


  • Newly styled front and back fasciae
  • Restyled aluminum hood
  • Rear rug spoiler
  • Expanded focus of LED lighting
  • New extraneous tone options and interior decoration
  • Rain-sensing wipers (Touring)
  • Side sill ornament (Touring)


  • 7-inch hold shade Display Audio complement (EX-L)
  • 7-inch hold shade Display Audio+ with Navi complement (Touring)
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ (EX-L and Touring)
  • HondaLink Assist
  • Expanded focus of SiriusXM Radio (added to EX-L)
  • Remote engine start
  • Heated outboard back seats (Touring)

Safety and Driver Assistive

  • Honda Sensing™ technologies including Lane Keep Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW).
  • Auto high-beam headlights (Touring)
  • Front and back parking sensors (Touring)

The 2017 Accord Hybrid facilities a significantly reengineered second-generation two-motor hybrid, Intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) powertrain. The i-MMD complement perceived countless changes that reduced a earthy distance and weight of components and increasing potency to yield some-more appetite and softened fuel potency as good as increasing load capacity. Total total horsepower is adult 16 hp to 212 horsepower and EPA fuel economy ratings were lifted to 49/47/48 (city/highway/combined). These EPA fuel economy ratings are formed on a new some-more difficult ratings mandate enacted by a U.S. EPA for a 2017 indication year and can't be directly compared to a total for progressing indication Accords or competing vehicles. Nevertheless, when compared regulating a same criteria, a 2017 Accord Hybrid bests a 2014/2015 indication in all ratings.

Advanced Safety Performance
In gripping with Honda’s joining to safety, a 2017 Accord Hybrid is a initial Honda car to have as customary apparatus a Honda Sensing™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies. Honda Sensing™ is designed to enhance a driver’s situational recognition while intuiting and responding to intensity highway hazards, including other vehicles, highway obstacles and even pedestrians, even to a indicate of mitigating a probability or astringency of a collision

The 2017 Accord Hybrid is approaching to accept a tip reserve ratings – a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) pile-up tests.

The Accord Hybrid incorporates Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, designed to some-more well catch and sunder a appetite from a frontal collision, along with new ultra-high-strength doorway rings designed to assistance improved strengthen occupants.

Standard reserve and driver-assistive facilities embody four-channel anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control; an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror; dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, motorist and front newcomer side airbags and side-curtain airbags for all outboard seating positions; and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). See a Safety and Driver Assistance section for some-more information.

2017 Accord Hybrid New Features Summary

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