Following the idea of developing hybrid cars consistently by Toyota and Honda, it is good to begin comparing both two manufacturers with their own hybrid cars. Toyota has Toyota Yaris Hybrid and Toyota Avalon Hybrid for 2014 meanwhile Honda has 2014 Honda Fit Mugen Hybrid and 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. At this moment, we are going to compare the hybrid sedan version. They are 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid and 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid.
First of all, we will review both performance and the appearance of 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid. According to the latest information, the all-new Toyota Avalon Hybrid appears in stylish body design. The mid-size sedan body is equipped with sophisticated exterior features. The new Avalon Hybrid for 2014 features new LED headlights, new taillights, and face-lifted body. It seems that Toyota changes the aerodynamic system of Avalon’s body perfectly. Toyota also cuts some weight, width and length which make the new Avalon look very stunning. If we look at this interior, we can directly found that this hybrid sedan comes in very luxurious interior. The interior is developed well with some improvements here and there. New concept is applied in the front seats which are completed with heating and cooling system. The all-black interior makes this car look very expensive. New leather covers are employed for the whole cabin combined with hard plastic materials. Some features such as LCD screen, audio speaker, DVD player, Bluetooth connectivity, and MP3 player are included. Talking about the engine, 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid runs in 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. It can develop 200 horsepower and 153 lb-ft of torque. Combining with 244.8-volt battery power, this sedan can cut more fuel consumption. It spends 1 gallon for 40 miles with the hybrid technology. As the comparison, Honda Accord Hybrid seems become the toughest enemy. This hybrid sedan appears in typical Honda luxurious body design. New LED headlights and window grilles are some of lot improvements given to this car. In the interior, we can find gorgeous cabin with spacious leg room and head room. This car basically can accommodate 5 people at once, just like the Avalon. Black interior is picked by Honda to show that the new Accord is exclusive and sophisticated. Some features such as touch-screen display and other entertainment features are embedded perfectly to spoil the users. For the engine, 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid runs in 2.4-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine. It can develop up to 166 horsepower. As a plug-in hybrid car, Accord employs 6.7-kWh battery packs. As a result it spends 1 gallon for 50 miles, which is better than Avalon.
Both of those sedans are employing hybrid technology. Each of them has its own strength and weakness. Avalon seems having gorgeous exterior and interior meanwhile Accord has better fuel economy. You can decide which hybrid sedan is better and suitable for you.Read More