Great fuel economy
Standard safety features
All-wheel drive not offered
This is a new generation
The tech-rich 2023 Honda Accord midsize sedan enters a new generation, taking the bold initiative of moving hybrid power away from the sidelines to put it front and center. Pricing starts at $27,295. Following on from a track record of being the class leader, the 2023 Accord takes the unprecedented step of making its hybrid variants the most desirable.
Where car companies have tended to offer V-6 engines or more powerful turbocharged 4-cylinder units in the higher trims of their midsize sedans, Honda has decided to source that extra muscle from electric motors. So, the top four 2023 Accord variants have a hybrid drivetrain. There was a hybrid version of the previous generation, but Honda
has made this the banner drivetrain. The company reckons that hybrids will account for about half of all new Accord sales. For the pedantic among us, there isn’t technically a 2023 Accord Hybrid. It’s just the Accord, whose upper trims just happen to have a hybrid drivetrain. The Accord has been a true success story for Honda. Kelley Blue Book has given it plenty of awards, …