What Are the 2021 Honda Hybrid Models?

March 25th, 2021 by

If you’re planning to buy a hybrid vehicle, you may want to consider getting a Honda. Hybrid Honda vehicles offer the same levels of reliability, ride quality, comfort, and technology as their highly acclaimed regular siblings. However, they’re significantly more fuel-efficient because of their hybrid powertrains. Check out this comprehensive breakdown of the 2021 Honda hybrid models:

2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid

CR-V HybridThe 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid is one of the most popular hybrid SUVs on the market. Offered in EX, EX-L, and Touring trims, this mid-size SUV features a 212-horsepower powertrain that consists of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a pair of electric motors. Combined with a continuously variable transmission, this powertrain produces instant torque to provide swift acceleration and plenty of punch at high speeds. It achieves a fuel-economy rating of 40/35 mpg, which is decent for the segment.

With standard all-wheel drive, the CR-V Hybrid feels well-planted on the road, whether it’s negotiating sharp corners or cruising on the highway. It also has a gentle ride and an unusually smooth and strong regenerative braking system that feels like traditional friction brakes.

While it isn’t a large vehicle, the Honda CR-V Hybrid has roomy seats that can comfortably accommodate even tall occupants. It also has a larger cargo area than many of its rivals, giving you 68.7 cubic feet of storage space behind the front seats. Standard infotainment features in this SUV include a 7-inch touch screen, four USB ports, an eight-speaker sound system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite radio, and HD radio.

Additionally, you’ll find a good selection of advanced safety features in the CR-V Hybrid, including automatic high-beams, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure alert, forward-collision alert, automatic emergency braking, and a rearview camera.

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda Accord HybridAvailable in the base, EX, EX-L, and Touring trims, the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid offers the perfect blend of driving enjoyment and fuel efficiency. This mid-size car is equipped with a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine and two electric motors to produce a total output of 212 horsepower. Paired with a continuously variable transmission, this powertrain has plenty of power and delivers quick off-the-line acceleration. It’s also highly fuel efficient, returning an impressive 48/48 mpg (city/highway).

The Honda Accord Hybrid is a versatile car that can satisfy the needs of a wide range of drivers. This sedan is ideal for urban commuters, because its precise and responsive steering makes it easy to maneuver in confined spaces. In addition, it demonstrates exceptional agility and body control along twisting roads, making it an excellent road-trip vehicle. If you need to regularly ferry your family around, you’ll appreciate the smooth and composed handling of this car.

On the inside, the Accord Hybrid impresses with its handsome styling and abundance of soft-touch materials. It offers comfortable seats with enough legroom for adult passengers to stretch out. To provide a great in-car experience, the sedan comes standard with an easy-to-use infotainment system with an 8-inch touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a four-speaker audio system.

Also, the Accord Hybrid has a nice selection of standard driver-assistance technologies that can help you prevent accidents. These features include road-sign recognition, forward-collision alert, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance, lane-departure alert, and automatic high-beams.

2021 Honda Insight

Honda InsightIf you prefer a smaller car, you can opt for the 2021 Honda Insight Hybrid. This sedan has three trim levels for you to choose from: the base LX, EX, and the top-of-the-line Touring.

Regardless of which model you choose, the Insight Hybrid uses a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor to generate 151 horsepower. Its lively acceleration enables it to join highway traffic and pass other vehicles with ease. While it isn’t a sports car, it’s able to remain well-planted and composed around corners, thanks to its low center of gravity. It also rides comfortably over bumps and road imperfections. Few compact cars out there are as fuel efficient as the Insight, which delivers 55/49 mpg.

Despite its small size, the Insight Hybrid provides a generous amount of passenger space. Its seats are spacious and supportive enough to keep its occupants happy, even on long journeys. The cabin is well-insulated from road noise and incorporates plenty of high-quality materials. As for tech features, this car offers an infotainment system with a 5-inch LCD display, Bluetooth, and a six-speaker sound system. It also has a long list of optional features, including an 8-inch touch-screen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a Wi-Fi- hot spot, satellite radio, and an eight- or 10-speaker sound system.

The Honda Insight Hybrid offers more standard active safety features than most other cars in its segment. It comes with automatic emergency braking, traffic-sign recognition, forward-collision alert, lane-departure alert, road-departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assistance, a rearview camera, driver-drowsiness detection, and acoustic vehicle alert system.

2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2021 Honda Clarity Plugin HybridIf you’re looking for a commuter car that can run on electricity alone, it’s a good idea to get the 2021 Honda Clarity. Available in the base and Touring trims, this plug-in hybrid sedan is fitted with a four-cylinder gasoline engine, two electric motors, and a lithium-ion battery pack, which deliver a total output of 212 horsepower. It has a combined fuel-economy rating of 110 MPGe and an all-electric driving range of 48 miles, which is impressive among plug-in hybrids.

The cabin of the Honda Clarity looks and feels refined with soft leather surfaces and wooden trim. It has well-padded and comfortable seats that offer a decent amount of legroom and headroom. The sedan comes standard with a high-tech infotainment system, an 8-inch touch screen, HD radio, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, two USB ports, and an eight-speaker sound system.

The Clarity is also fitted with many driver-assistance technologies to improve your safety on the road, including lane-keeping assistance, road-departure mitigation, lane-departure alert, forward-collision alert, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, passenger-side blind-spot detection, a rearview camera, and a head-up display.

If you’re interested in buying any of these 2021 Honda hybrid models, consider arranging a test drive with Performance Kings Honda. Contact us today to make an appointment. 

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