With praise for its power, efficiency and refinement, the Honda Two-Motor Hybrid Electric System powering the 2023 Honda Accord has received a “Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems” award from the experts at WardsAuto, an industry-leading automotive research and intelligence resource since 1924.
A key step in Honda’s electrification strategy, the new fourth-generation of the Honda two-motor hybrid system maximizes efficiency without compromising a vehicle’s dynamic performance or packaging. Delivering a sportier and more pleasant driving experience, this latest version of the hybrid system is available in the all-new 2023 Honda Accord, with a variant in the 2023 CR-V, and represents more than 50% of Accord and CR-V sales.
Honda Accord Hybrid
America’s best-selling car over the last five decades1, the all-new 2023 Honda Accord has re-energized the midsize sedan segment with an elegant and sophisticated design, and an available advanced hybrid-electric system that’s more responsive with 2042 combined system horsepower for a sporty yet refined driving experience.
Accord is available in six trim levels including the hybrid-powered Sport, EX-L, Sport-L and Touring, which are positioned at the top of the 11th generation Accord lineup. With 247 lb.-ft of torque from Honda’s new 4th-generation two-motor hybrid system, the 2023 Accord hybrids are the most powerful ever.
The new 11th generation Accord is longer and sleeker with premium proportions and a broad stance, further advancing the new Honda design direction with a low horizontal beltline and a long, powerful front end. America’s most popular sedan backs up its sleek new looks with more confident and refined dynamics, improved responsiveness, and a more fun-to-drive personality.
Inside, a new sporty and modern interior offers fine craftsmanship, high-quality materials and must-have available tech features including Honda’s largest touchscreen ever, Honda’s first integration of Google3 built-in for seamless on-the-go connectivity plus Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility.
Standard class-leading safety features include a new Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technology, next-gen front airbags, as well as new front knee airbags and rear side-impact airbags.
Honda marked 40 years of Accord production in Ohio on November 1, 2022. The new 11th-generation Accord continues to be built* in the Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio, continuing Honda’s commitment to build products close to the customer. Honda has produced more than 12.5 million Accords in Ohio since U.S. production began in 1982.
About the Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems Award
Since 1994, the Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems Award has recognized powertrain teams for their ability to dial up more power, more torque and better efficiency. The winners are scored based on horsepower, torque, NVH management, observed fuel economy and new technology onboard.