2019 Honda Accord Review
The 2019 Honda Accord can certainly add some style, convenience, and power to your treks throughout the roads of Glendora, El Monte, and La Puente. If you’re in the market for a new sedan, you may want to consider this sophisticated and alluring model for your experiences on the road. At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore West Covina, we’re here to provide drivers with a more details and insight into this sedan.
Keep reading this 2019 Accord review to see if this is the vehicle that you’ve been waiting for! We’ll also be looking at the Honda Accord trim levels, so you can find the perfect Accord for your lifestyle.
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2019 Honda Accord Engine Options & Performance
The Accord offers an impressive amount of power right out of the gate with its base level 1.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which produces a remarkable 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. Drivers looking for more power can opt for the 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine, available on the Sport, EX-L, and Touring trims, can generate 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.
The Accord also offers a hybrid engine to accommodate eco-friendly and efficiency-seeking drivers. The 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and AC Synchronous Permanent Magnet Electric Motor collectively produce 212 horsepower, showing that power and efficiency aren’t mutually exclusive.
Audio Entertainment & Connectivity
This sleek sedan includes a 7-inch WVGA screen with customizable feature settings. This screen allows for easy access to the suite of entertainment features, such as the AM/FM radio, the portable media device connected through the USB port or auxiliary input, or even a Bluetooth®-paired smartphone for hands-free phone connectivity and audio streaming. The Accord even includes Pandora® compatibility, which allows you to stream audio from internet radio stations based on your favorite songs and artists.
The higher trim levels add some significant features, such as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, which allows you to access your phone’s apps, contacts, and features right from the touchscreen! Other options available with the higher trims include an 8-inch customizable touchscreen, HondaLink®, and three months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
Honda Sensing® Safety Features
The 2019 Accord comes standard with a few impressive features, especially the Honda Sensing® features. This suite of driver-assistance technology uses exterior sensors to measure rate of approach and distance to detect a possible collision or mishap. Each feature will alert the driver, so they can respond accordingly and prevent/reduce the severity of a collision. These features include:
- Lane Keeping Assist System
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
- Traffic Sign Recognition System
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™
- Forward Collision Warning
- Road Departure Mitigation System
2019 Honda Accord Trim Levels
Whichever trim package you choose, from the LX to the Touring model, you’ll be happy driving off the lot in whatever 2019 Honda Accord suits your specific needs.
The Honda Accord LX comes standard with a 1.5L turbocharged VTEC® 4-cylinder direct injection engine, which produces 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. This trim option has a standard Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode to make your driving experience smooth and efficient.
It has striking 17-inch alloy wheels as well as a Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System and Push Button Start. As for the infotainment center in the LX, it comes equipped with a 7-inch touch-screen with customizable settings and available Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®.
This trim will come with an in-line 4-cylinder engine and an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) with Sport Mode and Deceleration Selectors, allowing you to shift between four levels of regenerative braking performance. With increased fuel economy from the dual-motor drivetrain, you won’t have to worry about the next gas station for a while.
Other upgrades over the LX trim include Remote Engine Start and Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto-Lock®, a system that automatically locks your Accord when you walk a certain distance from the vehicle. A hybrid engine is available on the EX, EX-L, and Touring models for those who opt for it.
With a standard 1.5L turbocharged VTEC® 4-cylinder direct injection engine and manual transmission or an available 2.0L engine, the Sport trim offers a more performance-oriented experience. The 2.0L engine produces 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque to really feel those flat stretches and winding backroads.
You’ll be comfortable in the cockpit with a 12-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. While you’re cruising down the left lane, you can enjoy the media of choice with an upgraded 180-watt audio system with eight speakers and an 8-inch touch-screen display equipped with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration.
The EX and EX-L trims also come standard with the same 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, but you can upgrade to the available 2.0L engine if you want more power under the hood. Upgraded safety features over the preceding trims include the Blind Spot Information System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor and LED fog lights.
Don’t worry about connecting and charging your phone with a 2.5-amp USB Smartphone/Audio Interface in the front and center consoles.
The EX-L starts where the EX left off and brings a leather-trimmed interior into the mix. For audiophiles, the upgraded 450-watt audio system with 10 speakers should treat your ears kindly, depending on how you like to listen to your media! Your front passenger can enjoy more mobility, too, with a 4-way power-adjustable seat.
If you share the EX-L model with your coworker, friend, or family member, you won’t need to readjust the seat every time you start driving when you have a driver’s seat with Two-Position Memory. In addition, headlight glare is greatly reduced with an Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror, which will dim to the level of light meeting the mirror’s light sensors.
Getting in the cockpit of the Touring trim will grant you a standard 2.0L turbocharged VTEC® 4-cylinder direct injection engine and a 10-speed Automatic Transmission (10AT) with paddle shifters. This trim offers mobile hotspot capabilities and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation SystemTM with Voice Recognition.
You and your passenger won’t overheat in your seats when you go for a weekend adventure thanks to ventilated front seats. Touring models also come standard with a wireless phone charger, so you don’t have to worry about draining your cell battery while you listen to some music or converse on the phone.
Get Behind the Wheel of the 2019 Honda Accord
We hope that this Honda Accord review helped you get a sense of what this stylish and sophisticated sedan offers. Of course, getting a closer look can certainly help you learn more. You’re always welcome to drop by and see us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore West Covina to get a better sense of the 2019 Accord and to see how it handles on the open road with you behind the wheel.
Schedule your test drive with us today! At our Honda dealer near West Covina, we’re proud to help drivers all throughout Glendora, El Monte, and La Puente find the vehicles that are perfect for them!