The New Honda Accord Hybrid Returns Refreshed for 2018

March 23rd, 2018 by

Accord Hybrid

The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid builds on an old favorite, and along with many of the hybrid vehicles in the Honda lineup, it’s now available. It arrives offering:

  • A lower Starting Price
  • Added Trim Levels
  • Improved Interior Dimensions
  • Superior Safety as Standard

As the hybrid version of 2018 North American Car of the Year*, it was always going to stand out, but Honda of Kirkland is stunned by just how far this efficient Honda Accord Sedan has come.

Hybrid Honda Accord Sedan: Price and Trims

If the price of a hybrid sedan has put you off in the past, the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid should make you reconsider. The new MSRP starts at $25,100**, which works out to a $4,505 drop compared to the previous model.

Beyond stretching your money further, the new Honda Accord Hybrid delivers a greater array of options. Five available trim levels now include:

  • Hybrid Base
  • EX
  • EX-L
  • EX-L Navi
  • Touring

You’ll be better able to suit your hybrid’s features around your own needs and wants.

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Powertrain

Giving the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid its pep is a 3rd generation two-motor hybrid powertrain. It pairs a 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® Atkinson-cycle inline-4 engine to an electric propulsion motor for:

  • 212 hp
  • 232 lb-ft of torque

The new steering wheel-mounted deceleration selectors allow you to easily toggle between four levels of regenerative braking performance. Whether you’re commuting to work at Microsoft, or simply cruising to Redmond, expect 47 mpg*** in the city and 47 mpg*** on the highway.

Honda Accord Hybrid Space and Features

The new intelligent power unit (IPU) is 32% smaller than the previous version, and the wheelbase is 2.16 inches longer. That provides room for a 60/40-split rear seat and allows for:

  • 16.7 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space
  • 122.3 Cubic Feet of Interior Space
  • 40.4 Inches of Rear Legroom

That’s more space without burning more fuel, and you’ll even find the following Honda Sensing® technologies as standard:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

Find Your Next Honda Accord in the Honda of Kirkland Showroom

We’re thrilled that the new Honda Accord Hybrid will join the new vehicles here at Honda of Kirkland. Whether you’d like to learn how to optimize your fuel economy, arrange a test drive, or explore our lifetime warranty offer, don’t hesitate to contact us today to become a part of Honda history.


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*Reference: https://northamericancaroftheyear.org/

**MSRP excludes tax, license, registration, $890.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

***Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.