[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Another disguised TLX prototype spotted in California
More.......................
Refreshed 2020 Honda Civic Type R Breaks Cover at Tokyo Auto Salon
More.......................
American Honda reports December 2019 sales
More.......................
Spied in Chicago! 2021 Acura TLX
More.......................
2020 Ridgeline goes on sale Dec 16, arriving with 9AT, Honda Sensing, locking tailgate, and more
More.......................
HPD launches a much more affordable $90k (race-ready) Civic Type R
More.......................
Acura engineers cook up a 350hp SH-AWD SLX restomod for this weekend's RADwood
More.......................
American Honda reports November 2019 sales
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> VW Golf GTI/TCR/R leaked
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: 2021 TLX Spyshots 10/17
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Had a 2020 330i rental recently. some thoughts
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Need a summer project for my 9 year old
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2021 Nissan Z
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2020 Car Launch Dates
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Fuel Cell aging?
Join Discussion......
RDX --> Re: Jerky up shifts in a 6 speed transmission (update)
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Cruise Automation is a California startup bankrolled by GM and Honda
Join Discussion......
TSX --> Re: I was planning to buy a new car...
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: WhatCar 2020 Car of the Year
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Rivian R1T EV Turck "Tank Spin"
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Accord Steering Problem
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: So when should expect to see the next gen TLX?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Our 2020 Kia Telluride Is Proving to Be Frustratingly Sturdy
Join Discussion......
Meet the 50 MPG Rated Honda Accord Hybrid
 Date: September 06, 2013 11:08
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


09/06/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif.
  • 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is top-rated 4-door sedan with EPA fuel economy rating1 of 50 mpg city

  • Mass production2 of the new hybrid begins today at Honda's manufacturing facility in Marysville, Ohio
  • Model to go on sale nationwide later this year


With the first models rolling off the Marysville, Ohio assembly line today, the all-new 2014 Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/) will carry an EPA fuel economy1 rating of 50 mpg in city driving, making it the new leader in gasoline fuel-economy ratings among 4-door sedans. Set to go on sale at Honda dealerships nationwide later this year, the 2014 Accord Hybrid's city fuel-economy rating is three miles per gallon higher than the closest segment competitor and its calculated driving range of 673 miles is more than 46 miles3 farther than any vehicle in its segment.

"Even before it hits showrooms this fall, the Accord Hybrid is already surpassing the competition and claiming segment leadership," said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of auto operations at American Honda. "For customers looking for a 50 mpg rated 4-door sedan, there is no other choice than the 2014 Accord Hybrid."

With EPA fuel-economy ratings1 of 50 mpg city / 45 mpg highway / 47 mpg combined, the 2014 Accord Hybrid combines the sophisticated exterior styling and spacious interior packaging of the Accord Sedan with a highly efficient two-motor hybrid system from Honda's Earth Dreams™ Technology advanced powertrain series. The Accord Hybrid joins an already fuel-efficient Accord lineup that includes the EPA-rated 36 mpg highway1 4-cylinder Accord Sedan and the Accord Plug-in Hybrid, EPA-rated at 115 MPGe combined1 in electric-only mode.

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is the first Honda hybrid vehicle produced in Ohio, at the company's Marysville Auto Plant, and joins the Greensburg, Indiana-built Civic Hybrid as the second Honda hybrid model built in the U.S. Honda invested $18.8 million in a 94,000-square-foot expansion of the Marysville Auto Plant, along with the addition of 50 new full-time jobs to handle the special processes specific to the production of this advanced hybrid model.

"With more than 30 years of experience producing the Accord in Marysville, our associates have continued to advance our capabilities, and the new 50-mpg rated Accord Hybrid is a very special milestone in our history of innovation in Ohio," said Rob May, Plant Manager of the Marysville Auto Plant. "Production of this class-leading hybrid represents an important achievement by our associates as they create new value for Honda customers using advanced manufacturing skills and new, cutting-edge technologies."

Including the expansion at the Marysville Auto Plant, in the past three years Honda has invested nearly $2.7 billion in innovations to and expansion of its North American operations, with more than $1 billion spent in Ohio alone.

About Honda
Honda offers a complete lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more than 1,000 dealerships in the United States. The Accord, the Civic, the CR-V sport-utility vehicle and the Odyssey minivan were the best-selling models in their respective segments among individual car buyers for the first six months of 2013. The company operates 14 manufacturing facilities in North America, including seven auto plants. In 2012, more than 90 percent of the Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were manufactured in North America using global and domestically sourced parts. Over the past three years alone, the company has invested more than $2.7 billion in its North American manufacturing capabilities, bringing to more than $22 billion the amount Honda has invested in its North American operations.

1 Based on 2013 and 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual fuel mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how the vehicle is driven and maintained, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors.
2 Honda cars are built using domestic and globally sourced parts.
3 Actual driving range and fuel mileage will vary depending ondriving conditions, how the vehicle is driven and maintained, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. Range estimate determined using EPA methodology: EPA combined mpg rating x (90% x fuel tank volume).




Last edited by JeffX on September 06, 2013 11:44

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Congrats Honda
longhorn 20
  Why no fog lights?
D2 11
  Canadian Models
A77X 1
  Price?
s2ktaxi 36
  Training.......
HONDA AFVM 11
  LED DRL Anyone Else Notice......?
Tsx24Mivtec 0
TOV Photo Gallery: Honda and Acura at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: Other vehicles of 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: RealTime Racing's TOP secret Honda Collection Hall
Read Article....................
2019 Honda Passport PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2019 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2019 Acura ILX
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2019 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
30