Honda Car India has finally launched the Honda Accord hybrid in India at a price tag Rs. 37,00,000 (Ex-showroom Delhi). The model was discontinued in 2013 due to slow sales but now come back in a Hybrid engine avatar called ninth generation Accord. The previous versions of Accords were assembled in India but new model is available as a CBU (completely built unit) in India.
Honda Accord Hybrid technical details:
Honda Accord Hybrid is powered by the powerful and efficient 2.4 litre, 4-cylinder engine, Sport Hybrid i-MMD (Intelligent Multi-mode Drive) 2-motor hybrid system with innovative Earth Dreams Technology. Electric motor powered by a 1.3Kilowatt/h lithium-ion battery pack. Hybrids reduce idle emissions by shutting down the combustion engine at idle and restarting it when needed, which is known as a start-stop system.
The 2.0L i-VTEC engine has capacity to generate 145PS of power @ 6200rpm and 175 Nm of torque @ 4000, while the electric motor is powered by 184 PS of power between 5000-6000rpm and 315 Nm of torque @ 0-2000rpm. The Accord Hybrid is combined power output of 215 PS which can deliver 23.1 kmpl of fuel efficiency.
The vehicle has 60 litres of fuel tank capacity and it measures 4933 mm in length, 1849 mm in width, 1464 mm in height and 2776 mm of wheelbase.
Honda Accord Hybrid features:
The new Accord hybrid gets sleek headlamp which is inspired by supercar NSX, sporty front bumper with gloss black element in the centre, chrome and black grille, full LED head-lamps and fog-lamps, daytime running lights, 18-inch two-toned diamond cut wheels, crafted rear bumper, LED combination tail-lamps and built-in boot spoiler etc…
Inside the cabin it gets sports two central screens – one is for the infotainment system while other displays engine modes, dual zone automatic climate control, cruise control, sun-roof, smartphone connectivity for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto among.
- Automatic LED Headlamp with Auto Levelling
- LED Fog Lights and Day Time Running lights
- Taillights with Integrated LED Light Bars
- One Touch Electric Sunroof with Tilt Feature
- Multi-Spoke 18″ Aluminium Alloy Wheels
- Premium Ivory Leather Seats & Upholstery
- Driver’s Seat with 8-Way Power Adjustment, including Power Lumbar Support
- Two-Position Memory function for Driver Seat
- Co-Driver Seat with 4-Way Power Adjustment (with easy access switches for rear passenger on co-driver seat shoulder)
- 4-Spoke Leather, Piano Black & Wood-finish Steering Wheel
- 7.7 inch touch-screen Advanced Display Audio and 7.7 inch Colour TFT i-MID (intelligent multi-information display)
- Seamless Smartphone Connectivity (Car Play, Android Auto)
- Bluetooth Audio and Bluetooth Handsfree Telephone
- DVD/CD, AM/FM, WMA/MP3/AAC Playback
- Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™
- In-built Wifi Receiver for Internet Browsing
- 2-USB Audio Interface, 1.5-Amp Charging Port in Front / 1.0-Amp Charging Port in Center Console
- Remote Control Engine Start and Push Button Engine Start
- i-Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control System with auto adjustment of temperature and air volume based on sunlight direction and strength
- Steering mounted controls for Audio, Hands Free Telephone, Voice Command, i-MID information display & Multi-information Control Switch
- Power Windows with Auto Up/Down & Anti-Pinch (All Windows)
- Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
- Front Dual i-SRS Airbags
- Side Curtain Airbags and i-Side Airbags
- Anti-Lock Braking System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution and Brake Assist
- Vehicle Stability Assist (with Off Switch)
- Hill Start Assist
- Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
- Front & Rear Parking Sensors
- Immobiliser & Security Alarm Sytem
- Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS)