The Japanese based automaker Honda has recently announced the official starting price for the 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid in Los Angeles, which has been set at 39,780 USD.
After it managed to achieve the highest EPA MPGe rating in its class of 115 MPGe a couple of months ago, surpassing the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid with its 95 MPGe and the Ford C-MAX Energi’s 100 MPGe, the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time by making its way to the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, where the carmaker has announced its official starting price, set at 39,780 USD.
According to the car manufacturer, the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder Earth Dreams Atkinson gasoline engine, which is producing 137 horsepower, along with a 124 kW electric motor and a 6.7 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack. The total output developed by the hybrid is 196 horsepower. The Honda Accord PHEV can be charged in less than 3 hours by using a standard 120-volt household electric outlet or in less than one hour when using a 240-volt charger. The new Accord Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale in California and New York starting from the 15th of January, 2013.