The legendary sedan is coming completely new for the next year and hybrid version will come as 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid. This sedan is considered as one of the most iconic mid-size cars of all time. It is present for so many years, in so many variants. The new, completely new tenth generation had its premiere recently and it will hit the market soon. This redesign included some significant changes. The complete powertrain is new, including the hybrid version. Not only that there are new efficient gasoline units in the offer, but there is also a completely new, two-motor hybrid version that will improve this car both in terms of economy and drive experience. Besides complete overhaul of powertrain, a new generation of the legendary sedan comes with significant changes in other aspects. There is a new lighter body, completely new and more attractive styling, better interior etc.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid redesign
The new generation of 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid will come along with the new gasoline models. This sedan had its premiere recently and there are plenty of changes. There is a completely new platform, which utilizes new body, completely new generation of engines etc. The first thing that you will notice is styling. The exterior of the new Accord is absolutely amazing. The new model continues the evolution of the previous generations. The shape is similar to the previous model, but there are plenty of new details. You will notice a completely new design language that company uses for the most of the current models from the lineup, but also many unique details so the new 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid really stands out. The interior design also comes with significant changes. There is a completely new styling of the cabin, which besides more space also features plenty of new technologies.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid technologies
The new platform brings plenty of new technologies to the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid. It is not only about new powertrain optional. Surely, all new engines are simply amazing, but that is not all. The new sedan comes with a completely new body. It utilizes more HSS, which provides some important weight savings. Some reports suggest that the new model will be about 150 pounds lighter. The new platform provides much more space in the cabin and latest reports suggest that coupe version will not come. When it comes to the electronics, you will notice a new 8.0-inch screen positioned at the center of the new dashboard, but also plenty of driver-assistance features that are available already in the base model.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid powertrain
The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid will come with the completely new powertrain. Although we still don’t have the exact specs, there are some unofficial reports about the new system. The gasoline engine will be a familiar 2.0-liter unit, but electric part of the powertrain will be completely new. We will see new, more powerful electric motors and also a new battery pack. According to some unofficial reports, a new model will feature not just more power, but also better economy. It is expected that the 2018 Accord Hybrid will reach 50 miles per gallon in the combined drive.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid other options
Besides hybrid powertrain, there will be also two completely new gasoline engines in the offer. The base model will feature a 1.5-liter engine which is extremely efficient and has a max output of 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. The optional engine will be a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit, which will come with a completely new 10-speed automatic transmission. It will have a max output of 252 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Both engines will also feature 6-speed manual transmission as options.
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid release date and price
The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid is expected to come in next few months. When it comes to the price, the hybrid model should go around 30.000 dollars, while gasoline models will start around 23.000 dollars.