The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will start at $29,945, including shipping, when it hits U.S. dealerships Oct. 31.
The Marysville, Ohio-built sedan is rated at 50 mpg in the city -- more than double that of the last Accord Hybrid that was sold in the 2005-07 model years. It's rated at 45 mpg on the highway and 47 mpg combined.
Among the Accord Hybrid's standard features are the LaneWatch blind spot detection system, a rearview camera and text messaging.
Among hybrid mid-sized sedans, the Accord tops the Ford Fusion's 47 mpg city rating. But both cars carry an identical 47 mpg combined rating. The Toyota Camry Hybrid is EPA rated at 43 mpg city/39 highway and 41 combined.
Volkswagen's Jetta Hybrid still holds the title of highest highway fuel economy at 48 mpg.
The mid-level EX-L starts at $32,695 and the top-of-the-line Touring starts at $35,695, including shipping.