Gas prices may still be relatively low and standard cars' fuel efficiency keeps increasing, but that doesn't mean there's no reason to consider a hybrid. A hybrid powertrain's energy recuperation can add up to lots of savings at the pump, especially for drivers who do a lot of stop-and-go driving.
With the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, you don't even need to make any major sacrifices to live with a hybrid. We love the regular , and all of its virtues -- a roomy interior, an excellent feature set and class-leading road manners -- carry over to the hybrid version. It's an outstanding daily driver that also happens to post fantastic fuel economy figures.
The heart of the Accord Hybrid is Honda's two-motor powertrain that combines a 2.0-liter gas engine, two electric motors and a lithium-ion battery pack. The gas engine is rated for 143 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque. The drive motor offers up 181 horsepower and 232 pound-feet, and the total system output is pegged at 212 horsepower.
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