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Compare The Honda Accord Hybrid Vs. Honda Accord

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2020 Honda Accord Hybrid vs 2020 Honda Accord Sedan


You've made the right choice. You know you want a new Honda Accord. But which new Honda Accord Sedan should you choose? Let's compare Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Accord differences, pricing, specs, mpg, and range to help you choose the best new Honda for your commute.

Honda Accord Honda Accord Hybrid
Base MSRP $24,970 $26,570
Engine In-line four-cylinder with turbocharger In-line four-cylinder
Horsepower (SAE net) 192 143
Torque (SAE net) 192 lb-ft 129 lb-ft
Drive Type FWD FWD
Three-Mode Drive System (ECON/Sport/EV) Unavailable Standard
Fuel Injection Direct Port
Fuel Economy 30/38/33 (city/hwy/combined) 48 combined
Cargo Capacity 16.7 cu. ft. 16.7 cu. ft.
Seats 5 5

Accord Hybrid Vs. Accord Base MSRP and Trim Models

We'll start with the starting price. The new Accord Sedan arrives with a $24,970 starting MSRP1 and is available in five trim models to shop and compare. The entry-level Accord LX comes standard with Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ Integration, the Honda Sensing® safety suite, and 17-inch alloy wheels.

Step up to the Accord Sport starting at $27,430 MSRP1 when you want 19-inch wheels and an 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen. The Accord Sport Special Edition starts at $28,920 MSRP1 and boasts a leather-trimmed interior, heated front seats, and remote engine start.

If you're looking for the new Accord with wireless Apple CarPlay® and a wireless phone charger for your compatible device, then the Accord EX-L starting at $31,290 MSRP1 is the Accord Sedan for you.

Unless, of course, you need a Head-Up Display, low-speed braking control, ventilated front seats, and heated outboard rear seats. Then it's the Accord Touring starting at $36,900 MSRP1 for your garage.

Accord Hybrid Trims and Pricing

Maybe, between the Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Accord, you're leaning toward the Honda Accord Hybrid for sale. The Accord Hybrid is available in four desirable trim models. The Accord Hybrid starts at $26,570 MSRP1 and offers the same size alloy wheels and standard audio integration as its gasoline-powered counterpart.

The Accord Hybrid EX starts at $30,520 MSRP1 and comes with a blind spot information system, wireless Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™, and wireless phone charging for your compatible device.

The Accord Hybrid EX-L increases the luxury with a leather-trimmed interior and 450-watt premium audio system for a $32,890 starting MSRP.1 If you're looking for all the bells and whistles, the Accord Hybrid Touring checks all the boxes from $36,440 MSRP.1

Honda Accord vs. Accord Hybrid Fuel Economy

One of the biggest differences drivers compare between the Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Accord is estimated mileage. The new Accord Sedan produces an EPA-estimated 30/38/33 mpg2 (City/Highway/Combined) from its turbocharged in-line four-cylinder. The Accord Hybrid produces an EPA-estimated 48/48/48 mpg2 (City/Highway/Combined) from a hybrid four-cylinder.

Additional Features

Honda Accord Honda Accord Hybrid
Honda Sensing Suite Standard Standard
Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock® Not Available Standard
Fold-Down Rear Seatback with Center Armrest Standard 60/40 Split
Illuminated Power Window Switches Driver's Only Standard
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Standard Standard
8-Inch Display Audio with High-Resolution Electrostatic Touch-Screen Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Not Available Standard
Idle-Stop Standard Not Available

Honda Lease Specials

After you decide between the Honda Accord vs. Honda Accord Hybrid, you'll want to decide if it's better to lease or buy. Regardless of what you choose, you'll find Honda lease deals and finance specials at our Honda dealer near you.

If this is your first time buying a car, you probably have questions about financing vs. leasing and ways to save on a car loan. Thankfully, our finance team is here to help. After you compare the Accord vs. Accord Hybrid differences and pick a trim model that comes with the standard features you want, the associates in our finance department can go over your car loan application and tell you about custom lease deals.

Maybe you're looking to put $0 money down at signing or want low monthly payments. Let us know about the low-cost auto loan you have in mind, and we'll tell you how we can work with you.

Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Accord Maintenance

A key factor for many drivers in choosing a new car is the cost of maintenance. Our Honda service department offers money-saving discounts on auto repair, as well as coupons on genuine Honda auto parts.

When your Honda Accord is due for a quick oil change or tire rotation, schedule your service appointment with our team. If you're comparing Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Accord and looking at the maintenance cost of hybrid vehicles or wondering if hybrid cars are more expensive to maintain, you'll be glad to know that the cost of maintenance is comparable.

While the sticker price of hybrid cars is often more than their gasoline-powered counterparts, the improved fuel economy often offsets this difference over time. When it comes to servicing your vehicle, bring your car to our Honda service center and tire shop.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Accord and Accord Hybrid?

The primary difference between the new Accord Sedan and Accord Hybrid is fuel economy. The Accord Hybrid gets better gas mileage than the Accord Sedan. However, the starting price of the Accord Sedan is less than the price of the Accord Hybrid. The Accord Sedan also produces 192 horsepower, while the Accord Hybrid puts out 143 horsepower.

Which is bigger: Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Accord?

The Accord Sedan and Accord Hybrid both offer seating for five and 16.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity. The dimensions of the Accord and Accord Hybrid are identical. Both new cars for sale have a wheelbase that is 111.4-inches long and an overall length of 192.2 inches. The Accord Hybrid is heavier than the Accord due to the hybrid battery and powertrain.

Which costs more: Accord vs. Accord Hybrid?

The base model Accord Sedan is less expensive than the base model Accord Hybrid. The Accord starts at $24,970 MSRP,1 while the Accord Hybrid starts at $26,570 MSRP.1 The Accord offers five trim models that build upon each other to give drivers a menu of pricing options. The Accord Hybrid is available in four trim styles.

New Cars for Sale at Muller Honda of Highland Park

Now that you know more about the Honda Accord Hybrid vs. Honda Accord differences, we invite you to swing by our dealership and take a spin in both models. A few test drives in the trim styles that interest you is the best way to find the new Honda that meets all of your needs. Let us know if you have any questions about how the Accord and Accord Hybrid compare. We're here to help.


1MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,015 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors.

230 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and EX-L trims. 29 city/35 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport and Special Edition 1.5T trims. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 48 city/48 highway/48 combined mpg rating for Hybrid, Hybrid EX and Hybrid EX-L trims. 44 city/41 highway/43 combined mpg rating for the Hybrid Touring trim. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.