2019 Honda Accord vs. Its Competition

2019 Honda Accord
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

The Honda Accord most often competes with the Toyota Camry for buyers’ interests and money.

We like the Accord’s interior and advanced powertrains, which seem to be a half-step ahead of the Camry’s for this generation.

The Nissan Altima was redesigned for 2019, but aside from an advanced, optional 2.0-liter turbo-4 and available all-wheel drive in the Nissan, Honda’s sedan easily outpaces its rival.

The Chevy Malibu is nearly as comfortable inside as the Accord, and the Chevy’s 1.5-liter turbo-4 is nearly as frugal.

The Sonata is similarly value-priced but lacks some personality.

The Subaru Legacy is the de facto pick for all-wheel-drive traction, but the mid-size sedan is starting to show its age.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Honda Accord sedan should be on any four-door shopper’s list—sedan, crossover, or otherwise.
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu is a likeable sedan, but it requires some compromises when it comes to essential safety tech.
The 2019 Hyundai Sonata aims squarely for value-minded shoppers who want a long warranty, and hits a bullseye.
The 2019 Nissan Altima is a sharper sedan now, made better with great active safety features and a newly available turbo-4.
The 2019 Subaru Legacy is no thrill machine, but this under-the-radar mid-size sedan is hard to beat for its comfort, safety, and value.
The 2019 Toyota Camry discards its plain vanilla personality in favor of vanilla bean.
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Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
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Sport 1.5T Manual4-Door Sedan L w/1VLSE 2.4L2.5 S Sedan2.5iL Automatic (SE)
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Detailed Spec Comparison
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