Honda Accord Petrol
Honda Accord Petrol
Honda Accord is a hybrid vehicle powered by a 2.0-litre i-MMD four-cylinder petrol engine which works in consonance with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) gearbox. Accord manages to provide a mileage of 23.1 kmpl, as stated by ARAI.
Honda Accord comes with a host of comfort and convenient features for the passengers and driver as well. Honda Accord is available in petrol fuel type and comes in 1 variant. It comes with Automatic transmission with mileage of 18.2 kmpl and available in 4 colours - Crystal Black Pearl, Orchid White Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic and Lunar Silver Metallic.
Honda Accord Hybrid exterior has taken designing cues from the pre-facelift model. The front fascia gets several updates in the form of a clear blue accented chrome grille, LED fog lamps and a restyled bumper. The new-generation saloon also flaunts a lighter-than-before all-aluminium hood and automatic LED headlamps with Daytime Running Lights (DRL).
Honda Accord is 4933mm long, 1849mm wide, 1464mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2776mm. It sits pretty low to ground with a clearance of 140mm, making it a low-floor sedan and it turns under a radius of 5.6 metres. The single thick slat chrome grille that now represents the family face sits in front of the large hood. The LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs look modern and contemporary. Coming to the sides, b-pillar and c-pillar has been blacked out. The 18-inch alloy wheels looks sporty. Outside Rear View Mirrors are electrically adjustable with power folding.
Honda Accord Hybrid features a multifunctional steering wheel, 7.7-inch colour TFT i-MID (intelligent Multi-Information Display), rain-sensing wipers, 12 V power outlets in the front and centre consoles, cruise control, and i-dual zone climate control with plasma cluster. The cabin gets an Ivory colour plush leather upholstery with several high-end premium features, such as an 8-way power adjustable driver's seat with 2-position memory function, 4-way power-adjustable co-driver's seat with easy access switches, electric sunroof, one push start and smart entry, 7-inch touchscreen audio system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Navigation.
Honda Accord Hybrid derives its power from the Sport Hybrid Intelligent Multi Mode Drive hybrid system, which features a 2.0 L 4-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine and 2 electric motors. The electric motors are powered by a 1.3 kWh Lithium-Ion battery. The total power output is 211 bhp, out of which the petrol mill generates 145 bhp. The engine is linked to an e-CVT automatic transmission, which transmits the power to the front wheels. Honda Accord Hybrid offers three driving modes: EV, Hybrid and Engine. In the EV Mode, the power is provided by the electric motors as they draw it from the Lithium-ion battery.
In Hybrid mode, the petrol engine powers the generator motor which then provides energy to the driving motor. In case of the Engine mode, the petrol motor powers the wheels directly. Two additional driving modes, Sport and Economy, can be activated by pressing the buttons on the centre console. This refined and sophisticated system makes Honda Accord the ultimate hybrid with more power and fuel efficiency.
Safety and Security
The Honda Accord Hybrid sedan gets ventilated disc brakes at the front wheels, while solid discs do the duty at the rear wheels. In terms of safety, Honda Accord Hybrid specifications have gone a level ahead, and some never-seen-before features have been introduced in the form of 'Lane Watch' Blind Spot Monitoring System, Multi-angle Rear View Camera and Active Cornering Lights.
In addition, the sedan also comes with an array of safety features, such as 6 airbags, 3-point seatbelt for each seat, front seatbelts with pre-tensioner and load limiter, Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS), Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control, Brake Assist, and Hill Start Assist (HSA) as standard.
Comfort and Convenience
Honda Accord comes with a host of comfort and convenient features for the passengers and driver as well. It consists of features like vanity mirror with illumination, one motion dive down rear seats, front sliding armrest, auto dimming interior rear-view mirror, sunglass box. Steering wheel comes with tilt and telescopic adjustment feature with mounted buttons for audio controls. All the windows have one-touch up/down function. It also has a cruise-control system to give you the driving comfort on highways. The ORVMs are electrically adjustable with power folding. It comes with engine start/stop button and a rear defogger. Rear AC vents has been provided for the comfort of rear passengers.
In terms of comfort, it gets power seats in the front, a two-zone climate control and loads of other features including cruise control, lane change assist. Sunroof lets the passengers to enjoy the bright light in winters and feel the breeze.
Key Features & Specifications
|Airbags||Driver/Passenger/Side & Curtain|
|Engine||2.0-litre 16V Atkinson cycle DOHC i-VTEC Petrol engine & 215PS Sport Hybrid i-MMD 2-motor hybrid system|
|Turning Radius||5.6 meters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 litres|
|Tyres Type||Tubeless, Radial|
|Tyres Size||235/45 R18|