Flash Drive

2023 Honda Accord Hybrid

Model Tested: 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring

The redesigned 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid sedan is handsome in a conservative way that should look fresh for many years.

Engine: 2.0-liter gas/electric hybrid I-4, 204 horsepower and 247-lb-ft torque

Transmission: CVT automatic transmission, front-wheel drive

EPA Rating: 46-mpg city, 41-mpg highway, 44-mpg combined

Base Price: $37,890

As Tested: $38,985


New dual-motor hybrid powertrain

1.1-kWh lithium-ion battery pack

Drive modes: econ, normal, sport, individual (custom)

The 2023 Honda Accord styling is crisp but not gimmicky.

Impressive fuel economy–our best was 47.8-mpg highway

Smooth power application, strong acceleration

Improved performance over previous generation

Quiet comfortable highway ride

Traditional shift lever instead of typical Honda buttons

Excellent Honda Sensing intuitive safety/tech features

Confident handling

The Touring trim level interior is upscale and nicely ergonomic and comfortable. The Touring trim includes a heated steering wheel.

Responsive steering


Stretch-out front row legroom

Heated and vented leather front seats

Heated steering wheel

Upscale interior materials/execution

Excellent attention to small details

Heated rear seats in Touring trim

Excellent sound system

Rain-sensing wipers

Honda Accord’s Two-Motor Hybrid Electric System delivered fuel economy numbers better than the EPA estimates.


Great head up display

Good gauge panel information

12.3-inch touch-screen infotainment system

Strong graphics and intuitive menu

Large trunk with flat floor

16.7 cubic feet of trunk space

Folding rear seats

Wireless smart phone charger

WOW Factors:

Impressive fuel economy

The 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid is a competent safe touring sedan that’s a pleasure to drive.

Smooth comfortable highway ride

Nice head up display

Built in Ohio

Google virtual assistant

Fun to drive for a family car


Brake feel could be better

Bottom Line:

The redesigned 2023 Honda Accord is the eleventh generation model of this highly successful car and it’s longer

Honda Accord Hybrid badging is subtle.

than the previous iteration so there is increased backseat room. The new two-motor hybrid powertrain is also an improvement over earlier versions with both better economy and better performance. The styling is handsome and contemporary and the interior is spacious and comfortable along with an excellent suite of safety features. The new 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid has garnered excellent reviews from both magazines, review sites, and customers.