Accord Hybrid rated for 50 mpg in the city

Honda has announced the official starting price for the 2014 Accord Hybrid. The car will start at an MSRP of $29,155. The Accord Hybrid will be offered in three different grades all carrying an EPA rating of 50 MPG in the city.

The vehicle will hit U.S. showrooms on October 31. In addition to the base level Accord Hybrid, there will be a mid-range EX-L for $31,905 and a high-end Touring model for $34,905.

"With advanced technologies standard on every Accord Hybrid we've given customers an incredible combination of fuel efficiency, technology and value," said John Mendel, executive vice president of sales at American Honda. "The addition of the Accord Hybrid to the lineup will further advance Accord's position as America's most popular passenger car with individual buyers."

All three grades of the Accord Hybrid come standard with Honda's LaneWatch blind spot display system. The cars also feature standard rearview cameras, LED daytime running lights, Bluetooth, USB integration, dual zone automatic climate control, and alloy wheels.

Honda boasts that the 2014 Accord Hybrid has EPA fuel economy ratings of 50 mpg in the city, 45 mpg on the highway, and 47 mpg combined making it the top rated four-door sedan in America. It is powered by a 141hp 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine and a 166hp electric motor paired with a lithium-ion battery pack.

The hybrid vehicle carries a standard three-year 36,000 mile warranty, a five-year/60,000 mile powertrain warranty, and the battery pack is covered by eight-year 100,000 mile warranty or a 10-year 150,000 mile warranty depending on the state where the vehicle was purchased.

Source: Honda

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