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2021 Honda Accord vs. 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Review

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2021 Honda
Accord

MSRP*: $24,970 to $36,900
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2021 Honda
Accord Hybrid

MSRP*: $26,570 to $36,440
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Invoice* $23,807 to $34,017 $25,330 to $33,594
MPG - City 22 - 30 MPG 44 - 48 MPG
MPG - Hwy 32 - 38 MPG 41 - 48 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 16.7 ft3 16.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual, Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 192 - 252 hp 143 hp
Exterior Length 196.1 in 196.1 in
Exterior Width 73.3 in 73.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 37.5 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 37.5 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Accord offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Accord Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Accord and the Honda Accord Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Accord as you will with the Honda Accord Hybrid, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda Accord is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Accord Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Accord and the Honda Accord Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Accord is about the same width as the Honda Accord Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Honda Accord takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Accord Hybrid.

Handling
The Honda Accord has about the same turning radius as the Honda Accord Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Accord has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Accord Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Honda Accord does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Accord Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Accord and the Honda Accord Hybrid. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Accord as you will in the Honda Accord Hybrid.

Warranty
The Honda Accord comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Accord Hybrid.