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2006 Honda Accord Hybrid


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Fuel Econ.

5-Spd AT



3.0L V6 253HP

25/34 mpg

5-Spd AT w/ Nav.



3.0L V6 253HP

25/34 mpg



The seventh-generation of the Honda Accord remains one of the most popular cars in America. The 2006 Accord Hybrid, debuted as a 2005 model, achieves AT-PZEV certification which delivered excellent fuel economy while generates very little emission.  The 2006 Accord Hybrid is a 4-door, 5 passenger family sedan; it is available in two trims, the 5-speed automatic transmission and the 5-speed automatic transmission with navigation system. The Accord Hybridís IMA system is equipped with a 3.0-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine with Integrated Motor Assist (output of 253 horsepower @ 6000 rpm and 232 lb-ft. of torque at 5000 rpm) that achieves 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.






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Expert Reviews

The 2006 Honda Accord delivers high levels of quality and performance and ranks at the top of its class among mid-size, medium-priced cars. The four-cylinder models are a benchmark for the class. Accord V6 models deliver sporty performance. The Accord Hybrid combines the sporty V6 engine with the fuel efficiency of an electric more

The most surprising thing about the 2006 Accord Hybrid's performance is its relatively weak gas mileage. Despite what the EPA says--25mpg in the city and 34mpg on the highway--we observed an average of 23.5mpg in mixed metro driving. Not only is this far worse than the gas mileage for the 2007 Camry Hybrid (35mpg in the same conditions), but it is even lower than CNET's observed mileage for the gasoline-only 2006 Honda Accord EX, which got an overall reading of 24.9mpg on a trip down Southern California's notoriously congested more

While the word "hybrid" is not meant to be synonymous with fuel-efficiency, common usage has certainly created the expectation of improved gas mileage in these vehicles. But Honda decided to tune this Accord for performance over fuel mileage. This has made it a hit with lead-foot drivers who revel in the feeling of low-end grunt. However, it has triggered the scorn of drivers who see the poor mileage as a sign of betrayal. more


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Great car but way over price as a hybrid.

J. Chandler. Houston, TX


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