[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][tov motorsports][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
2023 CR-V set to arrive in US showrooms for a September 22nd on-sale date
More.......................
American Honda reports August 2022 sales results
More.......................
Honda releases more info on 2023 Civic Type R - 315hp, 310lb-ft for US market
More.......................
Upcoming Acura EV SUV to take ZDX nameplate
More.......................
Acura Precision EV Concept Debuts at Monterey, Previews Future Design Language for Electrified Era
More.......................
Honda Magazine: New Civic Type R Scheduled to be released in September 2022
More.......................
Acura to debut their Precision EV Concept at Monterey Car Week
More.......................
Honda "teases" the new 2023 Pilot Trailsport with a 'Where's Waldo' photo
More.......................
Clarity --> Re: Long mountain passes in Clarity?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Daniel ( the Nuclear Engineer)
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2022 Singapore Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Integra --> Re: Integra Type-S spied
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2023 BMW XM Officially Revealed As The Ultimate M SUV With 735 HP
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> F1 NEWSRed Bull open to engine partner: 'They are interested again' Red Bull open to engine partner:
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda plans to release 10 electric motorcycles by 2025
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda VTOL Car idea
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: 2023 Pilot Trail Sport Teaser Off Road Drive
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: European Civic Hybrid Test.
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura Reiterates The NSX Will Likely Return As An Electric Supercar
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV Is The Affordable $30K
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: We Drive Hyundai's Hyper-Hot N Vision 74 Concept!
Join Discussion......
Ridgeline - Modifications --> Re: Rear Door Hack
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2026 Honda BEV emotor choice
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]
Your Feedback
Date Subject User
09-06-2013 11:22 Congrats Honda   (Score: 1, Normal) longhorn
09-06-2013 11:31 Waldo
09-06-2013 16:28 Colin
09-06-2013 16:37 Waldo
09-06-2013 17:09 Colin
09-06-2013 22:04 HONDA AFVM
09-07-2013 00:43 DCR
09-07-2013 01:31 MalcolmR
09-07-2013 11:10 A77X
09-07-2013 11:11 A77X
09-07-2013 11:54 Waldo
09-09-2013 23:05 HondaJet
09-09-2013 11:05 DCR
09-09-2013 15:40 TonyEX
09-09-2013 16:20 DCR
09-10-2013 01:45 Tastycakes
09-10-2013 10:54 A77X
09-10-2013 11:03 Waldo
09-11-2013 05:50 Tastycakes
09-30-2013 21:06 fladdams2k1
09-12-2013 13:09 Robsa
09-07-2013 07:27 Why no fog lights?   (Score: 1, Normal) D2
09-07-2013 09:53 A77X
09-07-2013 19:38 eneka
09-08-2013 15:41 Lucien
09-08-2013 16:28 rocky
09-08-2013 19:01 Trip
09-08-2013 19:02 chhan02
09-16-2013 00:04 Binkman
09-07-2013 11:49 cforez
09-07-2013 13:25 xBeastx
09-08-2013 12:50 TonyEX
09-08-2013 13:57 cforez
09-12-2013 14:29 Canadian Models   (Score: 1, Normal) A77X
09-13-2013 15:30 Waldo
09-06-2013 12:54 Price?   (Score: 1, Normal) s2ktaxi
09-06-2013 13:04 luder715
09-06-2013 14:31 Chris David
09-06-2013 15:39 TonyEX
09-06-2013 15:57 auto_enthu
09-06-2013 21:00 TonyEX
09-07-2013 03:25 auto_enthu
09-07-2013 12:12 NorCalSales
09-07-2013 14:07 JIRZLEE
09-06-2013 16:20 luder715
09-06-2013 20:54 rocky
09-10-2013 13:14 BallerMDX
09-10-2013 13:18 Brutus
09-10-2013 17:32 A77X
09-10-2013 17:56 Brutus
09-10-2013 20:21 JIRZLEE
09-11-2013 10:54 A77X
09-11-2013 17:19 Waldo
09-06-2013 13:55 giancarlo51
09-06-2013 14:23 Brutus
09-06-2013 22:06 HONDA AFVM
09-06-2013 22:59 vh2k
09-06-2013 23:21 JIRZLEE
09-07-2013 06:34 Mechanic
09-07-2013 10:52 A77X
09-07-2013 15:26 vh2k
09-07-2013 16:26 HONDA AFVM
09-07-2013 16:23 HONDA AFVM
09-08-2013 09:47 JimmyEats
09-08-2013 12:40 TonyEX
09-08-2013 12:32 TonyEX
09-08-2013 12:37 rstsxcrv
09-08-2013 12:47 TonyEX
09-09-2013 13:27 Waldo
09-08-2013 19:27 s2ktaxi
09-09-2013 10:13 Khannie112
09-09-2013 10:56 DCR
09-06-2013 13:15 Training.......   (Score: 1, Normal) HONDA AFVM
09-06-2013 14:37 PhrozeDeuce
09-06-2013 15:05 98EX4cyl
09-06-2013 16:30 Waldo
09-06-2013 20:52 rocky
09-06-2013 23:01 vh2k
09-07-2013 09:50 NorCalSales
09-07-2013 19:45 jshaw
09-06-2013 15:38 TonyEX
09-06-2013 17:56 HONDA AFVM
09-11-2013 02:26 TXsalesguy
09-11-2013 10:02 A77X
09-06-2013 22:15 LED DRL Anyone Else Notice......?   (Score: 1, Normal) Tsx24Mivtec
First Drive: 2023 Acura Integra - Rebirth of an Icon?
Read Article....................
2023 Acura Integra PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2022 Acura MDX Specs and Features
Read Article....................
2022 Honda Civic Design Story, a video by Honda
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX Advance
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2021 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
29