You probably think that you have seen it all, but you haven’t seen the 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid. Honda have not been asleep, the engineers went back to the drawing board and came back with something new to offer.
2019 Honda Accord Hybrid – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
Not being mean with looks, the creators and manufacturers of the Accord blessed. It with running smooth curves on the edges giving it a fine finish. It comes with a stylish grille that extends down to the bumper which is streamlined to cut on drag.
The headlights are elongated and are wrapped by the grille. And views from inside the car can be enjoyed through the large side windows. The 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid has well sized side mirrors that give a wider reflection and easier lane checking. Minus the safe look that is mostly present in many hybrid cars. The new 2019 Accord Hybrid has defied the norms, having smooth curves and a sporty finish to it.
The Accord carries five comfortably in its well designed and finished cabin and interior. There is enough leg room to sit the back three without feeling cramped with leather or clothe finishes to the seats. At the front, there are two pair of screens fitted into the dashboard, one displays audio information while the lower one display navigation and additional functions.
The lower screen is touch only without volume and tuning knobs. The rear seat houses the battery pack so you should not expect it to fold. Since the battery pack was shifted from the trunk to under the back seat, you should expect more luggage space. The batteries are physically smaller for this particular year. It enables the Accord to fit a bigger 12.8 gallon gas tank between the rear seats and the trunk.
2019 Honda Accord Hybrid – Powerful Engine and Performance
The Honda Accord Hybrid 2019 has 4 and 6 cylinder engines hooked up to both manual and automatic transmission, powered by gasoline and electric motors. The 4 cylinder gasoline model with an automatic transmission that uses a CVT, while V6 models have an automatic 6-speed transmission. A 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle engine delivers power to Honda’s two-motor hybrid system that move te car in certain driving conditions. The engine rates at 143 hp with a 134 kilowatt (188 hp) electric traction motor for a total output of 212 hp.
A clutch locks the engine and motor together, that drives the front wheels during high speed cruising or heavy acceleration. Fuel efficiency is what the Accord is all about, rating at 49 mpg city, 47 mpg highway, and 48 mpg combined. The Accord has re calibrated brakes with less rise at the highest stage of pedal travel but far more when remained pressed.
The Accord does not come ill equipped, boasting a rear-view camera, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 4 speaker AM/FM/CD player with Bluetooth connectivity. Also, USB and auxiliary ports, and an 8 inch colour display. Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes and stability and traction control systems.
2019 Honda Accord Hybrid – Price and Release Date
Finally, for a base, manual transmission sedan, the 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid will start at $30,000. It will be released this year, 2018 moving forward. These prices make the Accord a fairly good competitor among Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion and Nissan Altima.