Going On Sale: Award-winning Honda Accord Remains the Midsize Sedan Standout for 2019

October 31st, 2018 by
2019 Honda Accord
  • 2018 North American Car of the Year continues to offer exceptional blend of performance, comfort, tech and style
  • Accord Hybrid delivers best-in-class power plus cabin and cargo space in addition to outstanding fuel efficiency

The 2019 Honda Accord lineup begins arriving at dealer showrooms across the country on Thursday, Nov. 1 with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $23,7201 (excluding $895 destination and handing). Labeled as “America’s Best Sedan” by Car & Driver magazine in 2018, the 10th generation Accord delivers exceptional performance and refinement by way of three powerful-yet-efficient powertrains including Honda’s unique two-motor hybrid system. Further bolstering Accord’s award-winning status is a rigid, lightweight and tightly sealed body, remarkably quiet cabin, and innovative in-vehicle technology, such as available Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM integration.

With value playing a critical role in every Honda product, standard features across the Accord lineup include LED headlights and taillights, dual-zone climate control, a 7-inch customizable digital driver’s meter, push-button start, and a full suite of Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technologies.

Connectivity
Connected-car technologies available on the 2019 Accord include a 7-inch digital TFT driver’s meter (standard), an 8-inch, high-resolution Display Audio touchscreen with an intuitive smartphone-like layout and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration (Sport and above trims). Additional available features consist of a 6-inch head up display (HUD), automatic Bluetooth® phone pairing, wireless device charging and next-generation HondaLink™ Assist with available 4G LTE in-car Wi-Fi and smartphone-controlled remote engine start.

Powertrains 
Standard motivation for the 2019 Accord comes from a turbocharged 1.5-liter, DOHC direct-injected inline 4-cylinder engine with a peak output of 192 horsepower and 192 lb.-ft. of torque (both SAE net). Stepping up to the optional 2.0T VTEC Turbo® inline-4 provides performance-minded buyers with 252 peak horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque (both SAE net). Accord Hybrid is powered by the third generation of Honda’s sophisticated two-motor hybrid powertrain, which pairs a 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC® Atkinson-cycle inline-4 engine to an electric propulsion motor that churns out 232 lb.-ft. of torque for a class-leading total system output of 212 horsepower. As before, the Accord two-motor system operates without the need for a conventional automatic transmission.

In a nod to Accord’s sporting character, non-hybrid models can be paired with a short-throw 6-speed manual gearbox. Other transmissions for the 1.5T and 2.0T consist of a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), or segment-first 10-speed automatic transmission, respectively.

Pricing & EPA Ratings

2019 Honda Accord
Trim / Engine Transmission MSRP1 MSRP Including $895 Destination Charge EPA Mileage Rating2
City/Hwy/Combined
LX / 1.5L Turbo CVT $23,720 $24,615 30 / 38 / 33
Sport / 1.5L Turbo 6MT $26,180 $27,075 26 / 35 / 30
Sport / 1.5L Turbo CVT $26,180 $27,075 29 / 35 / 31
EX / 1.5L Turbo CVT $27,620 $28,515 30 / 38 / 33
EX-L / 1.5L Turbo CVT $30,120 $31,015 30 / 38 / 33
Sport / 2.0L Turbo 6MT $30,710 $31,605 22 / 32 / 26
Sport / 2.0L Turbo 10AT $30,710 $31,605 22 / 32 / 26
EX-L / 2.0L Turbo 10AT $32,120 $33,015 23 / 34 / 27
Touring / 2.0L Turbo 10AT $35,950 $36,845 22 / 32 / 26

 

2019 Honda Accord HYBRID
Trim MSRP1 MSRP Including $895 Destination Charge EPA Mileage Rating
City/Hwy/Combined
Hybrid $25,320 $26,215 48 / 48 / 48
Hybrid EX $29,220 $30,115 48 / 48 / 48
Hybrid EX-L $31,720 $32,615 48 / 48 / 48
Hybrid Touring $34,990 $35,885 48 / 48 / 48

Safety & Driver Assistive Technology
Thanks to standard Honda Sensing® and its next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, the 2019 Honda Accord is a veritable safety feature tour de force. Available rain-sensing windshield wipers, Blind Spot Information System (BSI), and a clever Driver Attention Monitor help cement Accord’s standing as a class leader in driver assistive technology.

Range-topping Accord Touring trims take it one step further with the HondaLink™ telematics system, which allows drivers to lock and unlock doors from virtually anywhere via their smartphone. Additional HondaLinkTM subscription services include automatic emergency calling, stolen-vehicle tracking, automatic collision notification, and enhanced roadside assistance.

Manufacturing
All 2019 Accords for the U.S. market are manufactured at Honda’s Marysville, Ohio auto plant using domestic and globally-sourced parts. All three engines – 1.5T, 2.0T and a 2.0L Atkinson cycle for the Accord Hybrid – are produced at the nearby Anna, Ohio engine plant, Honda’s largest engine plant globally. The 10-speed automatic transmission is manufactured by Honda in Tallapoosa, Georgia. Honda has hired nearly 300 new associates and invested more than $267 million in new manufacturing technology in its Ohio plants for production of the 10th generation Accord and its engines.

More Information
Additional media information as well as high-resolution photography and video of the 2019 Honda Accord and Accord Hybrid can be found at: www.hondanews.com/channels/accord.

Consumer information is available at www.automobiles.honda.com/accord.

About Honda 
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord, Insight and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan. 

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2016, more than 95% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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1. MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, lithium-ion battery pack age/condition and other factors.

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