Meet the 50 MPG Rated Honda Accord Hybrid•2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is top-rated 4-door sedan wîth EPA fuel economy rating1 of 50 mpg city
•Mass production2 of the new hybrid begins today at Honda's manufacturing facility in Marysville, Ohio
•Model to go on sale nationwide later this year
With the first models rolling off the Marysville, Ohio assembly line today, the all-new 2014 Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid/) will carry an EPA fuel economy1 rating of 50 mpg in city driving, making it the new leader in gasoline fuel-economy ratings among 4-door sedans. Set to go on sale at Honda dealerships nationwide later this year, the 2014 Accord Hybrid's city fuel-economy rating is three miles per gallon higher than the closest §egmènt competitor and its calculated driving range of 673 miles is more than 46 miles3 farther than any vehicle in its §egmènt.
'Even before it hits showrooms this fall, the Accord Hybrid is already surpassing the competition and claiming §egmènt leadership,' said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of auto operations at American Honda. 'For customers lòòking for a 50 mpg rated 4-door sedan, there is no other choice than the 2014 Accord Hybrid.'
With EPA fuel-economy ratings1 of 50 mpg city / 45 mpg highway / 47 mpg combined, the 2014 Accord Hybrid combines the sophisticated exterior styling and spacious interior packaging of the Accord Sedan wîth a highly efficient two-motor hybrid system from Honda's Earth Dreams™ Technology advanced powertrain series. The Accord Hybrid joins an already fuel-efficient Accord lineup that includes the EPA-rated 36 mpg highway1 4-cylinder Accord Sedan and the Accord Plug-in Hybrid, EPA-rated at 115 MPGe combined1 in electric-only mode.
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is the first Honda hybrid vehicle produced in Ohio, at the company's Marysville Auto Plant, and joins the Greensburg, Indiana-built Civic Hybrid as the second Honda hybrid model built in the Ú.S. Honda invested $18.8 million in a 94,000-square-foot expansion of the Marysville Auto Plant, along wîth the addition of 50 new full-time jobs to handle the special processes specific to the production of this advanced hybrid model.
'With more than 30 years of experience producing the Accord in Marysville, our associates have continued to advance our capabilities, and the new 50-mpg rated Accord Hybrid is a very special milestone in our history of innovation in Ohio,' said Rob May, Plant Manager of the Marysville Auto Plant. 'Production of this class-leading hybrid represents an important achievement by our associates as they create new value for Honda customers using advanced manufacturing skills and new, cutting-edge technologies.'
Including the expansion at the Marysville Auto Plant, in the past three years Honda has invested nearly $2.7 billion in innovations to and expansion of its North American operations, wîth more than $1 billion spent in Ohio alone.
Honda offers a complete lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more than 1,000 dealerships in the Únited States. The Accord, the Civic, the CR-V sport-utility vehicle and the Odyssey minivan were the best-selling models in their respective §egmènts among individual car buyers for the first six months of 2013. The company operates 14 manufacturing facilities in North America, including seven auto plants. In 2012, more than 90 percent of the Honda vehicles sold in the Ú.S. were manufactured in North America using global and domestically sourced parts. Over the past three years alone, the company has invested more than $2.7 billion in its North American manufacturing capabilities, bringing to more than $22 billion the amount Honda has invested in its North American operations.Source - Honda
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