2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Honda Accord

The 2019 VW Arteon — the latest addition to the Volkswagen lineup — is a midsize sedan that boasts a sleek and stylish design, impressive driving dynamics, a spacious interior, and a wide array of premium features. Take a look at this 2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison to see how the Arteon stacks up against the midsize sedan competition.

On the performance front, the Arteon easily outmuscles the Accord. It comes equipped with the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged TSI engine, which churns out an impressive 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the base 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in the Accord only generates 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. For maximum traction, the Arteon offers the available 4Motion all-wheel drive system. The Accord doesn't offer all-wheel drive.

2019 Volkswagen Arteon VS 2018 Honda Accord
268-hp Base Engine Horsepower 192-hp
258 lb-ft Base Engine Torque 192 lb-ft
Available All-Wheel Drive No
Standard Android Auto/Apple CarPlay Optional

Reasons to Buy the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

With the Arteon, you'll have the reassurance of the generous 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty. In comparison, the 2018 Accord only has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic and 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

Another reason to buy the Arteon is its plethora of premium features. For the Arteon exterior, this includes LED headlights and taillights, frameless side windows, and a rear decklid spoiler. Inside the cabin, this includes a panoramic sunroof, the three-zone Climatronic automatic climate control system, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a massaging driver’s seat, and the 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system. On the safety front, the Arteon offers such driver assistance technologies as Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Assist, a rearview camera, and Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking.

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