Flash Drive

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EX-L Model Tested: 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring 

Engine: 2.0-liter DOHC 4-cylinder and 124 kW electric motor 

Transmission: Electric Continuously Variable Transmission 

EPA Ratings: 50/City—45/Highway—47/Combined 

Base Price: $34,905 

As Tested: $35,695 


Strong acceleration and torque thanks to electric motor

Seamless transitions between power modes

Powerful, but compact hybrid system 

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EX-LComfort:

Two temp heated front seats

Driver power lumbar support

Stretch-out front legroom

Great, thick contoured leather steering wheel

Good size navigation screen

High quality interior materials

Back seat fits tall adults

Excellent headroom 


Pretty big trunk, especially for a hybrid

Flat trunk floor

Two big under floor storage bins

Big, wide trunk opening

Nicely lined trunk surfaces 

WOW Factors:

Good for fuel economy and the environment

Big, very efficient windshield wipers

Lane departure warning system

Handsome, crisp styling

Entertaining, informative energy use displays 


Wasn’t able to match EPA fuel economy numbers; our best was 42 mpg

Too small sunroof

Rear seat doesn’t fold 

Bottom Line:

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring sedan offers all the great features and quality engineering that has made the Accord a perennial favorite with the added bonus of hybrid fuel economy.