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  • 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in

#27

in Used Midsize Cars $15K and up

Avg. Price Paid: $30,609 - $30,609
Original MSRP: $39,780 - $39,780
MPG: N/A

Used Car: 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Review

Review Last Updated: 7/13/15

Critics liked the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in's excellent fuel economy, roomy back seat and strong acceleration, though they complained that its large battery eats up most of its trunk space.

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The 2014 Accord Plug-in comes with an electric motor, a four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission (automatic). Reviewers said the Accord Plug-in has lively acceleration from a stop and strong passing power. According to the EPA, the 2014 Accord Plug-in can travel up to 13 miles on only battery power, which is less than the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi but more than the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in can travel. Once the battery is depleted, the gas engine delivers an EPA-estimated 47/46 mpg city/highway, which is excellent for a 2014 affordable midsize car. The 2014 Accord Plug-in’s battery can be recharged in three hours using a standard outlet, according to Honda. Critics reported that the Accord Plug-in has a comfortable ride and composed handling while cornering. The Honda Accord Plug-in’s regenerative brakes, which help recharge the battery, operate smoothly and surpass competitors’ regenerative brakes.

Most automotive journalists wrote that the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in has an attractive cabin. The majority of the materials in the car are upscale, they said, though some noted that the eco-friendly seat upholstery feels cheap. The Accord Plug-in earned praise for its spacious rear seats. Its trunk space is half that of the non-hybrid 2014 Accord because of the space the battery occupies. The Accord Plug-in doesn't have an opening between the trunk and the cabin either, so there is no way to expand its cargo area. The 2014 Accord Plug-in comes with a long list of standard features for the class, including dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation, a rearview camera, a dual-screen infotainment system, a passenger-side blind spot camera, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, Bluetooth, Pandora Internet radio capability and a USB port.

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Thanks in part to its hatchback design, 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in has almost three times as much cargo space as the Accord Plug-in, and the Prius Plug-in gets better fuel economy once its battery runs out. Critics appreciated the Prius Plug-in's spacious rear seat and smooth ride.

The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi can go farther on electric power than the Accord Plug-in. Unlike the Accord Plug-in, the Fusion Energi has an opening between the trunk and the cabin, so you can store longer items. Reviewers noted that the Fusion Energi has upscale cabin materials and a large rear seat.

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