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Comparison: 2019 Honda Accord vs 2019 Toyota Camry

Auto123 compares the 2019 Honda Accord and 2019 Toyota Camry, two legends of the genre that have never been better, in a segment that has seen better days.

Before SUVs came to dominate the automotive landscape, it was the Accord and Camry that drove the then-lucrative sedan market in North America. Symbols of reliability and excellent resale value, they dominated the market and brought generous profits to both companies. Both were renewed in 2018, they both undeniably still have much to offer, but both their stars shine a little less brightly in the sky. So which of these two sedans is the best deal?

2019 Honda Accord

Honda, which has the reputation of advancing slowly in making its models evolve, has changed its tune with its latest edition of the Accord, which benefits from styling that dares depart from tradition and from two new turbo engines.

The Accord comes out of the box with a 1.5L turbo engine developing 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. Replacing the V6 is another 4-cylinder (a 2.0L turbo) that offers 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. In either case, you have a 6-speed manual gearbox to start with. The 1.5L engine comes with an optional CVT unit while the 2.0L turbo offers an optional 10-speed automatic transmission.

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