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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid delivers 49 mpg in city driving

GasBuddy Blog -- If you are considering a new vehicle and you're inclined to look ahead and reduce your exposure to the uncertainty of retail gasoline prices and their seasonal volatility, then the Honda Accord Hybrid might be a very good bet.

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid gets an estimated 49 mpg in city driving, according to American Honda Motor Co. And, Edmunds.com says the release of the fuel economy estimate signals a fight between the Honda Accord Hybrid and the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

The 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid, the Accord Hybrid's chief rival, returns 43 mpg in city driving and 39 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. Honda estimates that the 2014 Accord Hybrid will return 45 mpg on the highway. Interested? [End]


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russiam
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2013 9:00:08 AM

Ok
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 6:55:05 AM

the key word though is "estimated" it's not truly "delivering" that 49 mpg.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2013 5:52:14 AM

remay: remember, PD isn't writing articles, Patrick DeHaan writes blogs and gives interviews to the media.
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fedupp
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2013 9:59:44 AM

Fuel efficient cars are good for going to work? salesmen? I guess.What about the pick-up hauling the boat or the RV hauling the boat or the landscaper hauling A trailer full of things that use gas or dump trucks or tractor trailers jet skis snomobiles 4-wheelers off road vehicles race cars at the local track ect.ect.ect.ect.You know the American way! America NEVER thrives during periods of ridiculosly high fuel prices----people will simply not spend when they are putting all of their money in their tanks.-----It is wonderfull to see people on this site and others talking about the stupid high price of fuel,but please do some reading on the last ten years and how every one of us is getting ripped off every day by greedy oil men who either ran our government or are paying off our government to systematically rob us every day.--read about how American oil development is only worth it if oil is over $80.00brl and how oil was $20.00brl before the war.Read about Venezuela they have gas today at $0.10gal and how they were never A threat to anyone especially the US (unless you are A Texas oil man)Read about the titanic ocean of oil in Iraq that France and China are now developing on sand stained with the blood of our troops and certainly not their troops.Read about oil companies operating in the US are exporting every day--wise up this is A ten year old con job.People are asking for new articles?how many ways do you want them to tell you oil will be $100.00brl from now on?
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:37:22 PM

I'll believe those estimates once they are verified by real data.
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remay
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 11:23:15 AM

In the title: " delivers 49 mpg "

In the body: "gets an estimated 49 mpg "

Nothing like sensationalizing the article!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 11:14:05 AM

OK
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windup
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 9:52:50 AM

If the actual mpg is 41 or so, it's much less impressive.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 8:31:35 AM

We've owned our Camry hybrid for 5 & 1/2 years & are completely happy with it; would buy another if needed & have had no problems with it. Experience with MPG depends on if running AC or heat, then gets about 33-34 average.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 6:21:08 AM

According to Consumer Reports, in their latest issue (Aug. 2013, page 50-51) models fell short of EPA mileage estimates by as much as 11 mpg. They say the the methods used by EPA need to be updated to give more realistic estimates of the actual mpg consumers can expect from their hybrid vehicles. The worst offenders were the Lincoln MKZ (11 mpg off), Ford C-Max hybrid (10 mpg off), and Ford Fusion hybrid (8 mpg off).
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 6:03:40 AM

No hybrids for me.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 6:00:05 AM

No thanks
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:59:54 AM

Old story
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:59:47 AM

wow
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:57:11 AM

Interesting technology
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:56:44 AM

I won't own a hybrid.
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BadBob1945
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:56:11 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:55:09 AM

Great #!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:52:56 AM

at what price
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:48:55 AM

I would be happy to take the mpg, I just don't want a Honda!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:48:31 AM

Good, but will wait a few years have it to prove itself and have a "pricing war".
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:48:23 AM

I really don't care - never getting a hybrid.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:47:38 AM

Sure it does. If you push it a lot. And downhill only. And no stopping or starting...
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:47:07 AM

All vehicles could get better mileage, but then they and the oil companies would lose money. Duh
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:47:01 AM

Hard to choose between Honda and Toyota... both well made, well designed cars
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:46:37 AM


They better not be lying. The Civic hybrid and the Insight should get even better mileage then right?
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:43:46 AM

k
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:43:37 AM

and get off BIG oil....its possible
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:43:29 AM

Other manufacturers should be able to do this too.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:43:27 AM

Answered yeterday
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:39:02 AM

Their is no reason that auto makers can't get 60 to 70 MPG out of all cars. The only reason I can see is our government & big oil will not let them.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:37:28 AM

Estimated does not equal actual MPG
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:37:09 AM

Re-post
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:36:07 AM

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid = 36 city

Kia Optima Hybrid = 36 cityAnd Kia/Hyundai were mpg leaders with the 40 on the Elantra, which did get revised.

Hyundai needs to get the Optima/Sonata to get 50 city.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:34:59 AM

I got 43 highway miles per gallon with a Toyota Corolla... big deal!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:34:37 AM

Sounds great
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:33:42 AM

That's really pretty impressive considering it's an Accord, not a Civic.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:33:26 AM

Not bad for CITY driving!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:30:42 AM

I still don't see why 49 mpg is such a huge accomplishment. That should be far more common than it is.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:30:17 AM

49 in the city???? Seems too good to be true!
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:27:51 AM

Better option than an all electric car. It's just too small.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:26:27 AM

another mpg friendly sardine can
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:26:18 AM

Hyrids make more sense than all electric. Can it tow a trailer?
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:25:46 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:24:22 AM

Txryder, do more HONEST research and they do make a difference depending on how many miles you put on. My hybrid gets over 50 mpg while my old car got 12. I put on over 30,000 miles a year on business. Figure both cars out using either 3 or 4 dollars a gallon and you will find that at $4 dollars a gallon I save over $5,600 dollars a year and at $3 dollars a gallon, I save over $2,500 dollars. As for maintenance, oil changes are every 10,000 miles and rotate tires every 5,000. But, hey, don't let the facts get in your way. ( also, the batteries do last over 8 years and are warrantied as such)
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:23:11 AM

Hybrid diesel?
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:19:36 AM

Improvements but not their yet.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:17:36 AM

Beats the EVs since they can tow/haul over distance.
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 5:16:38 AM

Really?
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Compete with the vw 1.9 litter deisel hybrid.
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