Full 2019 Honda Accord LX, Sport & Hybrid Review
- January 23, 2019
- Honda Accord
- Posted by Chloe Taylor
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The 2019 Honda Accord sedan is the newest car in the line of the accords to come out. The Accord line which has been around since the 80’s has been one of the bestselling cars throughout its existence in America and it is considered to be a good value economy car. A variety of different models are offered including the LX, Sport, and even a hybrid option, but for the standard base model, pricing begins at just under twenty four thousand dollars. The 2019 model is ranked number four on car connection in mid size cars. The question is how does the 2019 Accord match up with and improve upon its predecessors.
The 2019 Honda Accord exterior is very similar to the revamped 2018 model but with some minor differences. A car with a wide stance and bold exterior, the 2019 Accord has an almost muscular and sporty look to it which translates to a powerful yet sleek design. The 2019 model focuses more on the hard edges, right angles, and dimensions of the car then the previous rounder models. The 2019 accord also boasts more interior cabin space than the previous models. Rear seat passengers can relax with the forty plus inches of leg space they have. The front roof pillar has been raised by four inches to allow for more head-space. The car also boasts an impressive seventeen cubic feet of trunk space although the opening for the trunk is very narrow. Overall the Honda Accord has a very nice sleek look to it coupled with a larger interior so Honda did well there.
While aesthetics and comfort are an extremely important aspect of buying a car, for most buyers, performance is more important and on this front the the 2019 Honda Accord does well. In terms of handling, the Accord handles better than most regular cars. The Accord is comprised of four cylinder engines instead of a v-6. The base car starts with a 1.5 liter turbo-4 which serves the car well but for those who want something extra they can upgrade it to a 2.0 liter turbo-4. The 1.5 liter engine offers one hundred and ninety two horsepower while the 2.0 liter offers two hundred horsepower. Buyers can choose between either a six speed manual or a ten speed manual. The accord provides electric power steering which will change ratios to accommodate you based on your speed and angles. The accord also provides a standard base suspension on most of the models. The Accord has very good gas mileage for the class of car with thirty miles per gallon in the city and thirty eight miles for highway driving.
For buyers interested in the Accord hybrid option, the car boasts a 2.0 liter Atkinson cycle inline-4 which provides around 143 horsepower but combined with the electric engine the total horsepower reaches two hundred and twelve. The Hybrid also has great miles per gallon number at forty eight miles. So for anyone looking for a hybrid car the Accord is definitely a car to be considered.
In Safety, which is one of the most important things to consider when buying a car, the 2019 sedan does very well. The Accord was given a five star safety rating overall by federal testers as well five stars in each sub-test. The car also received good scores on all the crash tests. The accord comes with a standard sensing system which includes collision mitigation braking, lane keep assist, automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition and more. It also comes standard with a rear-view camera and driver drowsiness
monitoring. There are also additional safety features can be added for more money including blind spot monitoring, parking sensors, and more. The 2019 Honda Accord performs very well in the safety category and is one of the top safety picks of the year.
Not including the hybrid, the Accord comes in five different models. The base model is the LX which is the cheapest model will satisfy the average customer who is looking to buy a dependable good value vehicle. The sport model adds an enhanced speaker system, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, sport pedal, fog lights, rear spoilers plus features like android auto. The sport model starts at twenty six thousand dollars. The EX model which starts at twenty seven thousand dollars includes a moon-roof, heated seats, HD radio, as well as additional safety features like blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert. The EX-L model which starts at thirty thousand dollars is a more luxurious version of the EX. It includes leather seats and an even more enhanced speaker system.The Touring model is the most expensive trim of the accord sedan which starts at around thirty five thousand dollars. This trim comes standard with a ten speed transmission as well as a two hundred and fifty two horsepower turbo-four engine. It also includes a heads up display, a wireless phone charger, heated and ventilated seats, and more. So you have to decide which model is best for you.
The 2019 Honda Accord is a bang for your buck vehicle. It is one of the best value cars you can buy in its class. It can fit up to five people, ample interior space, a good looking exterior, and it handles and performs well. The 2019 accord is definitely in competition for the best midsize sedan of year. It offers multiple different models as well as multiple customizable options so there is something for everybody. Anybody looking to buy a sedan should give this car a serious look.
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