The Honda Accord is one of the most competitive and bestselling four door sedans in the United States. The Honda Company is set to launch the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid shortly and it is expected that this latest model is somewhat restyled and has a more aggressive and an attractive appearance than the 2017 model. This model shares many similarities with the Acura TLX, a car that is currently being manufactured by the Honda Affiliate known as the Acura. The platform of this model is based on that of the Honda Accord Superior.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Exterior and Interior Changes
To boost the aerodynamics of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, the body outer style has been restyled. On the front of the car is a net like a grille that provides an attractive appearance of the sedan. Just on the ends of the grille are LED headlights that have also been restyled and not only do they improve vision during night drives, but they also are energy efficient. There are also fog lights present that during foggy and snowy seasons of the year they provide enhanced vision. The front is broad, and the front bumper and the rear bumper have been lowered to offer the best protection to the interior body parts of the car. For total customer satisfaction, a variety of color is provided from which the customers can choose from, and the car rides on 19-inch wheels.
The cabin of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid provides seating for up to 5-passengers and still at the same time providing sufficient head and leg room. The seats are wrapped in a quality fiber cloth material for enhanced comfort to the users of the car; the driver seat can be adjusted according to the driver’s preference. On the center of the dashboard, is an 8-inch touchscreen display for both navigation and entertainment of the users. For the front row seats aside armrest is provided and while the rear seats are collapsible to provide an increased cargo space when needed. Safety features installed on the Honda Accord Hybrid include; airbags, seatbelts, child safety locks, traction control, stability control, lane departure warning, rearview camera, tire pressure monitoring system among others.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Engine and Performance
The under the hood of 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid is provided by a V4 engine that is integrated into an electrical motor system. The engine is a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine that is capable of generating 185 hp and maximum output torque of 186 lb-ft while for the 3.5-liter V6 engine version is expected to provide a maximum output power of 278 hp. A 2.0-liter inline-4 + 124-kW AC synchronous permanent-magnet electric motor with 196 hp. When operating on the electric motor only the car is capable of going at a distance of approximately 13-miles and the full battery charge for the hybrid version is up to 3 hrs.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Price and Release Date
Information about 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid has yet been provided by the automobile manufacturer, but according to the auto experts, the price of the car ranges between $23,000 and while for the plugin cost around $36,000, but the price is expected to decrease if the model manufacturing plant is transferred to the US. The Honda Accord Hybrid is expected to be released to the auto market during the fall of the year 2017.