Honda Accord Hybrid Powertrain Receives 2019 Wards 10 Best Engines Award
The Honda Accord two-motor Hybrid powertain was named one of Wards 10 Best Engines for 2019. WardsAuto praised the Accord Hybrid’s fuel efficiency, responsiveness, and affordability, as well as the seamless and quiet way power is delivered to its drive wheels.
The 2019 Accord Hybrid is powered by the third generation of Honda’s innovative two-motor hybrid powertrain, which pairs a 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC® Atkinson-cycle inline-4 engine with 40-percent thermal efficiency to an electric propulsion motor that churns out 232 lb.-ft. of torque for a class-leading total system output of 212 horsepower. The Accord two-motor system operates without the need for a conventional automatic transmission.