Honda Accord Hybrid Makes KBB’s 10 Best Green Cars for 2015
For the second consecutive year, the 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid has been named to Kelley Blue Book’s annual list of the 10 Best Green Cars for 2015. Placing it fifth, above competitors like Camry Hybrid and Chevy Volt, KBB.com called the Accord Hybrid “even more of a pleasure to drive than the famously satisfying all-gas models.”
“Eco-minded drivers looking for a new ‘green’ vehicle with low CO2 emissions don’t have to look further than the fun-to-drive and fuel-efficient Accord Hybrid,” said Steven Center, vice president of American Honda Motor’s Environmental Business Development Office. “Recognition from the trusted editors at Kelley Blue Book is proof positive of the progress Honda has made developing increasingly cleaner vehicles over the last 40 years.”
The 2015 Honda Accord’s two-motor hybrid system, part of the Honda EarthDreams Technology powertrain lineup, yields an EPA-estimated slash line of 50/45/47 mpg (city/highway/combined). Its 50 mpg city rating is the highest EPA city fuel economy rating of any four-door sedan sold in the US.
“The Honda Accord is one of the best values in the American auto market, and we expressed our admiration for the model by naming it our Kelley Blue Book Best Buy in the hotly contested midsize car category,” said Jack Nerad, executive market analyst and executive editorial director for KBB.com. “So when you take all that goodness—fun-to-drive, great ergonomics and stellar reliability—and add a sophisticated powertrain that has a 50 mpg fuel economy rating, you have a very compelling proposition.”