Honda Accord’s Two-Motor Hybrid Electric System Wins Prestigious “Wards 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems” Award
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.
Honda Accord Hybrid
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 204 combined system horsepower for a sporty yet refined driving experience.
Accord is available in three trim levels including the EX and hybrid-powered Sport and Touring, which is 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 Google 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.
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.
* using domestic and globally-sourced parts
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.
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About Honda Canada
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. Since 1986, the company has produced Honda engines and almost 10 million cars and light trucks at its Alliston, Ontario manufacturing facilities, where the Honda Civic and Honda CR-V are currently built. Honda Canada has invested over $6.5 billion in Canada, and each year sources over $3 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Since its inception, Honda Canada has sold over five million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada through a dealer network of more than 280 dealerships across the country. For more information, please visit www.hondacanada.ca.