The Honda Accord hybrid has been launched in India at Rs 37 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). The car launched in India is the ninth generation model. India received the first generation Accord back in 2001.
The new Accord hybrid will come to India as Completely Built Unit (CBU) route and will be available in hybrid option only.
Prices In Other Cities (ex-showroom):
Bengaluru: Rs 40.57 lakh
Mumbai: Rs 40.14 lakh
The all-new Honda Accord hybrid is nearly Rs 6 lakh more than its nearest competitor, the Toyota Camry hybrid in India.
Honda has powered the Accord hybrid with a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine. This is combined with an electric motor which is powered by a 1.3 kilowatt/h lithium-ion battery pack.
The petrol mill churns out 145bhp of power and 175Nm of peak torque, while the electric motor produces 184bhp and 315Nm of torque. The combined power of the Honda Accord hybrid is 212bhp.
On the exterior front, the all-new Accord hybrid features a sportier front bumper with gloss finish in the center, chrome and black grille, full LED headlamps, daytime running lights (DRL), LED fog lamps, 18-inch two-tone diamond cut wheels among others.
At the rear profile, the Honda Accord hybrid receives a LED combination tail lamps, a well conceived rear bumper, and a built-in boot spoiler.
To set it apart, the hybrid version of the Honda Accord has subtle blue accents around the headlamps and the tail lamps.
Honda Accord hybrid is offered in White Orchid Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, and Crystal Black Pearl body colour options.
On the inside, the Accord hybrid is premium with a well laid out centre-console and most of the two central screens for the driver.
One is the infotainment system and the second is mounted slightly away from the driver which displays engine modes and information of how the drive is being transmitted.
Feature wise, the Accord hybrid is equipped with passenger side camera, two-stage climate control, cruise control, sunroof, and support both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and a whole lot more.