Over the years, the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord have dominated the midsize sedan segment. When shopping for a new family vehicle, a lot of drivers in Allentown and Reading will ultimately choose between these two cars. Let’s see how the 2019 Toyota Camry stacks up against the 2018 Honda Accord.
The 2019 Toyota Camry gives you two engines to choose from. Most people will choose the base four-cylinder engine, which develops a satisfying 203 horsepower. If you’re seeking an especially exhilarating performance, step up to the Camry’s V6 engine. It punches out an exciting 301 horsepower. Honda also has a choice when it comes to engine lineup for the Accord. While the Accord’s base turbocharged four-cylinder engine develops 192 horsepower, its top-of-the-line engine produces 252 horsepower. Despite the Accord’s competitive output, it’s at a clear disadvantage. The Camry‘s extra horsepower helps make it more enjoyable to drive on an everyday basis. You'll always have an extra degree of performance on tap.
With today’s gas prices being so unstable, it’s important to choose a fuel-efficient ride. Whether you’re making a short trip from Bethlehem to Hazelton or traveling out of town, the 2019 Toyota Camry promises to save you more at the pump. According to the EPA, four-cylinder models can return a combined 34 mpg. Meanwhile, the all-new Camry Hybrid has the ability to deliver a combined 52 mpg. While the Accord’s fuel economy has improved as well, a combined rating of 33 mpg puts it a notch behind the Camry. Hybrid versions of the Accord are rated to return a combined 47 mpg.
Passenger safety remains a big concern for local families in Reading and Bethlehem. The good news is that both cars come standard with helpful driving aids such as automatic emergency braking and lane departure warning. The 2019 Camry comes standard with Star Safety System, ten airbags, and Toyota Safety Sense P Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection. The Honda Accord also comes standard with Honda Sensing, which includes Collision and Road Departure Mitigation Systems, but not much else. When it comes to safety, Toyota has what you’re looking for in a new mid-sized sedan.
It's easy to see why so many drivers in Allentown, Bethlehem, Hazeltown and, Reading are choosing the 2019 Toyota Camry. Although the new Honda Accord is a fine sedan, it's been surpassed by the new Camry in several important categories.