Sport mode stiffens things up, but not so much that it's uncomfortable. Use for comparison purposes only. The transmission took an extra beat to kick down into a lower gear in highway passing situations, and we noted mild shudders in some stop-and-go situations, but overall this is an impressive transmission. Accord Hybrid The Honda Accord Hybrid returns for 2019 and features a 2. The most popular pick with buyers is a 1. The stretched roofline reaches further back toward the trunk and gives the sedan a racier finish. Our finance specialists will guide you through the leasing process to ensure you receive a payment plan that works for you.
Grip is largely the same story, the Accord measuring 0. These vehicles show consumers sample vehicles that may be available. The 2019 Honda Accord offers a trio of 4-cylinder engines that range from mostly fuel efficient to highly fuel efficient. Its fun-to-drive nature and various powertrains provide diverse performance that trends toward sporty. Material quality, with few exceptions, is top notch. Compared to Camry the Accord has about 5 more cubic feet of passenger volume, 2 more inches of rear legroom and 2. The net power output from the engine and electric motors is 212 hp, which is relatively unspoiled by the weight savings from smaller batteries, which have moved underneath the rear seat.
First introduced as a 2018 model, the 10th generation Accord redefined what the midsize mainstream sedan could be with dramatic styling, a more sophisticated and spacious interior and two powerful yet fuel-efficient turbocharged engines plus a fuel-sipping two motor hybrid powerplant. The leather seats are both thick and soft, and the leather on the steering wheel has a soft, satin finish to it, with attractive contrast stitching. Read more details on the two engines. The faux wood trim—shockingly—feels like an imitation of wood, and while the plastics in the Accord Touring are generally of high quality, we noticed a difference in gloss and grain where the doors meet the dashboard. Dislikes: Occasionally coarse hybrid powertrain, Honda Civic levels of road noise. The second largest screen in the Accord Touring is the 7. The sweet spot there again is the Sport, which pairs the 1.
In the Accord it makes 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. While the Camry and Accord are now closer in style, the Accord feels further ahead in substance. The priciest Accord Touring boasts a 2. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility are standard on most Accords—just not the base model. If you can live without the 252-hp 2. The plastics are good but feel a little low grade in our top-spec Touring test car.
Want a full Motor Trend review of the 2018? With versatile crossovers like now prevailing as the practical and rational read: boring choice, once-modest mid-size sedans can no longer afford to be wallflowers—not even excellent ones like the Accord. And the robust infotainment system is our new favorite in the segment. Climate settings are also easy to see and change thanks to additional knobs below. The shifter, which is unique to the 2. Please contact us with any questions. Buyers looking to save even more can step down to an Accord with the turbocharged 1. Touch Honda has done an exceptional job of making the Accord Touring's interior look and feel luxurious.
To join the Accord community on Facebook visit and to join the Civic community on Facebook visit. Selecting the Touring trim for your Accord 2. Connect The Accord Touring's center-mounted infotainment screen is the primary way most drivers and passengers will interact with the car. The Accord as a model line does everything well, and the Accord Touring adds to that by giving you everything the model has. It has also won the for two years in a row, and took the award for in the. It nearly mirrors that of its longtime archrival, the. The Accord offers an electric power steering system that changes ratio depending on steering angle and speed; slower in the middle during long interstate drives for better tracking, quicker on the edges for more response.
Honda's no-options trim structure means that most decisions about its features are made for the driver, but virtually every Accord has handsome interior furnishings and at least some creature comforts. We found the system to be quick, attractive, and easy to use; even low-tech folks should find it intuitive. Nothing is visually obscured behind the steering wheel, the controls have a quality feel, and the buttons placed lower left of the steering wheel are thoughtfully marked with a larger font. Use for comparison purposes only. Loaded from the Start The 2018 Accord Touring 2. Our test car was supplied with the new Honda 10-speed automatic transmission mated to the 2. All information pertaining to these vehicles should be independently verified through the dealer.
Most Accords will be equipped with 17-inch wheels and taller tires, which will help it better soak up the small stuff. Mid-size sedans like the 2019 Honda Accord represent some of the best values among new cars today. The thinner roof pillars do double duty inside and help present the windshield view out front in widescreen format. The front seats are well padded and enveloping, while rear-seat legroom is positively palatial, having benefited from the wheelbase stretch. Infotainment The 2018 Honda Accord adds the same excellent new infotainment system that recently debuted in the fully redesigned.
It's not only one of the best family cars for 2019 but one of the best cars, period. Browse through our extensive , and then be sure to with your favorite 2019 Honda Accord model. Please contact us with any questions. Otherwise, everything is as it was last year. A pleasingly minimalist instrument panel greets the driver with clearly marked speedometer and tachometer gauges. The future just keeps getting better. We found the system to be quick, attractive, and easy to use; even low-tech folks should find it intuitive.
Top trims get handsome wood trim accents and the Accord Touring punches easily into luxury territory. And really, each version of the Accord is pretty damn good at being what it's supposed to be the 2. While only the 2018 Honda Accord Touring trim offers the adaptive suspension, every Accord includes a 2-mode driving system that lets the driver choose sportier steering, transmission and throttle responses whenever the mood strikes. The shifter, which is unique to the 2. Traffic-sign recognition and active lane control go further and net a 9 on our safety scale. The base suspension is more communicative but hardly annoying. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site.