Fuel prices are currently at an all-time high, we are also in a time when the world is also experiencing the effects of the harmful emissions from fuel-powered engines. At this moment most important figure for buyers of new vehicles on U.S. market is the fuel economy and this segment is one of those that give advantage to vehicles like 2015 Honda Accord. It is important for car manufacturers to improve technology and introducing ways to make their new models produce fewer emissions, and to offer better fuel efficiency.
This has seen major changes in the design of modern cars; the heavy fuel guzzlers have slowly been replaced with smaller engine hybrids that are able to give more miles to the gallon. The 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid is one such car. With an outstanding fuel efficiency rating as high as 50 miles to the gallon on the highway; this car will literally take you everywhere you need to go without burning a hole in your pocket.
The new Accord Hybrid comes with a 2.0 L four-cylinder engine. This engine is based on the DOHC i-VTEC technology and has 16 valves. The cylinder head and engine block are both made of lightweight aluminum alloy. It has a power rating of 141 Horsepower at 6200 Rpm and produces 122 lb per ft of torque at between 3500 and 6000 rpm. The electric power train of the Hybrid consists of a 124kW electric motor that draws power from a Lithium-Ion battery. The new Accord also comes with a Continuously Variable Transmission.
The Sedan comes with a 2.4 L engine that is capable of 185 Horsepower at 6400 rpm, This is also a 16 Valve DOHC i-VTEC engine. Its engine block and cylinder head is also made from Aluminum Alloy. The coupe version comes with a slightly bigger and more powerful 3.5 L V6 Engine capable of up to 278 Horsepower at 6200 Rpm.
2015 Honda Accord Release Date
The 2015 Honda Accord has the good handling for a car in its class. Some of the features that make it a great car to drive include a Hill start Assist system, Electric Power Assist and Pinion Steering, brake assist, and electronic brake distribution. This Accord model has a long list of intelligent features that work together to ensure you have better control the car at all speeds. For example, a smart electronic system connects the throttle to the butterfly valve ensures the intake manifold opens and closes systematically to suit driving conditions letting the engine’s performance match the driver’s intention at all times.
This car’s interior is rich with high tech features that ensure you and your passengers are comfortable at all times. Its Dual Zone Automatic climate control system has an effective Air-Filtration system; It also has a rearview Camera which offer helpful dynamic guidelines as you reverse.
Some of the entertainment features include an 8 inch high-resolution mid mounted screen that you can customize, A Bluetooth hands free link that lets you stream music from your device. The steering wheel on this car has a Telescoping and tilting column that you can adjust your ideal driving position. The steering also has Cruise control, Phone and Audio controls that light up in the dark.
Some of the impressive safety features in the 2015 Honda Accord includes front, Side and curtain airbags, antilock brakes, brake assist, traction control, daytime running lights, and an acoustic vehicle alerting system. These are just a few from the long list of safety features you can find in this car.
Price Of 2015 Honda Accord
The starting price for the Sedan is just 21,955 while the Coupe costs 23,715. The Hybrid is available at a starting price of just $29,655. These prices go up depending on the type of trim you prefer, going as high as $35,000 for the Hybrid, $33,480 for the Sport and $28,270 for the Sedan.