When it comes time to purchase a new automobile, there are many options to consider. First, you’ll want to decide whether you want a car, van, truck, or SUV. Next, you’ll need to determine how much space you need, which features you like most, and what style appeals to you. This can sometimes be a daunting task. However, we’re here to help you every step of the way.
At Garden State Honda, we want drivers to know all the information they can about the automobiles they’re interested in. That’s why we’ve taken a closer look at these two popular vehicles below. If perhaps, you’re trying to decide between the 2019 Honda Accord and the 2019 Volkswagen Passat, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading to learn more about the Accord and the Passat and all the main features and trim levels they bring to the table.
The 2019 Honda Accord comes in five unique trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The base LX offers automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam control, dual-zone automatic climate control, LED lighting, adaptive cruise control, a 7-inch touchscreen, 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button ignition, lane-keeping assist, a USB port, and more.
The Sport gains a power-adjustable driver’s seat, 19-inch wheels, larger front brakes, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 60/40-split rear bench, an 8-inch touchscreen, LED fog lights, chrome exhaust tips, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.
The EX provides heated front seats, keyless entry and ignition, HD radio, satellite radio, shift paddles, heated mirrors, rear air vents, and a sunroof. With the EX-L, you get a power-adjustable passenger seat, driver-seat memory settings, a 10-speaker audio system, leather upholstery, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror; and the top trim, the Touring, adds automatic wipers, 19-inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors, illuminated door handles, adaptive suspension dampers, and more.
When it comes to engine options for the Accord, the standard engine is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder that puts out 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes with all trims except the Touring and is paired to a continuously variable automatic. It also comes in front-wheel drive. The Sport, EX-L, and Touring can be had with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that delivers 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.
The 2019 Volkswagen Passat is offered in two separate trim levels: Wolfsburg Edition and SE R-Line. The base Wolfsburg Edition gets you a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Volkswagen’s Car-Net smartphone integration which includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated front seats, 17-inch alloy wheels, an auxiliary audio jack, a 6.3-inch touchscreen, a USB port, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, a rearview camera, heated side mirrors, a CD player, automatic headlights, satellite radio, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, and a six-speaker sound system.
The SE R-Line gets you rain-sensing wipers, LED headlights and taillights, a sunroof, ambient cabin lighting, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, remote start, a premium Fender audio system, dual-zone automatic climate control, transmission shift paddles, rain-sensing wipers, and a hands-free opening trunk. The Passat is also available with various optional features such as lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, 18-inch wheels, and blind-spot monitoring.
As far as the engine of the Volkswagen Passat is concerned, both trim levels come with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 174 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.
It’s very clear that in almost every aspect, the 2019 Accord beats the 2019 Passat. For starters, the Accord offers five trim levels, while the Passat only offers two. On top of this, you’re able to choose from various engines for the Accord, while the Passat only gives you one option. Because of these reasons, we recommend the 2019 Honda Accord!
At Garden State Honda, we happily offer an incredible inventory and amazing specials. Our deals are only for a limited time, so stop by and see us today. Don’t miss out on saving big with us!
We have two convenient locations for shoppers. If you’re searching for a new automobile, come see us at 584 Route 3 West, Clifton, NJ 07012. For those looking for a pre-owned vehicle, visit our location at 225 River Driver, Passaic, NJ 07055. Residents of Warren are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, our team of experts will be more than happy to sit down with you to go over your options, fill you in on our special offers, and let you take a test drive or two.