2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Florence SC
Not to brag, but it’s a good feeling when everyone else is complaining about gas prices, when you haven’t had to fill up the tank in more than a week. Fuel economy is the most obvious benefit to driving the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid, available in Florence SC here at Cale Yarborough Honda. Perhaps more important than the savings is the fact that you won’t notice a difference in the driving style. Not many people want to give up performance for the sake of fuel, and you don’t have to with the Accord Hybrid.
So what you expect when you drive the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid? The hybrid powertrain features a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with a continuously variable transmission to offer stellar fuel economy and power numbers. It’s an excellent package, as the model manages to offer a total system output of 212 horsepower and 232 pound-feet of torque. The base engine in the standard 2017 Honda Accord offers 181 horsepower, while the V6 delivers 278 horsepower, for comparison.
Efficiency has two main benefits: money savings and emission reduction. Even if you’re mostly concerned with the cost at the pump, you can feel good knowing your Accord Hybrid is doing its part. The model receives an EPA-estimated 47 highway and 49 city mpg rating using regular fuel.
The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid comes in three trim levels, starting with the base Hybrid. This model comes standard with dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows and locks, push-button start, cruise control, steering wheel controls, and a 160-watt stereo system with Bluetooth.
Slotting in as a midsize sedan, you can expect to comfortably seat five within the cabin of the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid. Passenger space sits at 95.6 cubic feet, while leaving 13.7 cubic feet for cargo. This makes it standard for its class, and reviewers say the ride quality is comfortable and quiet.
Benefits of driving the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
If you’re looking to drive a hybrid, you’re probably wondering what makes the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid special. The model wasn’t available last year, and you can easily see how the model has undergone changes in time for its comeback. The reengineered two-motor hybrid powertrain leads its class to provide a much more energetic ride compared to the competition, while also earning top marks for fuel economy. When it comes to what’s most important to you, it’s the clear winner.
Part of the joy of driving a new car isn’t just the practical elements, but the overall feeling you get when you sit behind the wheel. You want a vehicle that appeals to your emotions, and the look of the Accord Hybrid is made to reflect this. The front end takes on an angular look around the pumper, while the headlights are slim and perfectly frame the chrome grille. Add a slightly chiseled look to the hood and the overall look is slightly sporty without being pretentious.
Once you sit inside the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid, you’ll see why the model is being called the best Accord to date. See for yourself when you schedule a test drive here at Cale Yarborough Honda.
*Based on 2017 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.