Comparing the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2019 Honda Accord
When you’re in need of a new vehicle for you and your family, who makes the final decision? Do you let your entire family come along to the dealership to explore the car and tag along for the test drive? Or, do you go by yourself and make the decision on your own? Whatever the case may be, you’re going to need as much information about the vehicle you’re interested in. After all, you’ll want to make a well-informed decision.
At Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples, we understand the fact that drivers can sometimes be overwhelmed with options when it comes to selecting a new ride. Although we offer a large inventory, we also want to provide you with the information necessary for you to make a decision that works for you and your family.
If you’ve found yourself torn between the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2019 Honda Accord, we’re here to help. Below, we’ve taken a closer look at both automobiles. Keep reading for more information.
The 2019 Chevrolet Malibu
With the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu, you can choose from five different trim levels: L, LS, LT, RS, Premier. If you count the Hybrid option, you technically have six to choose from. Spread across each trim level is a wealth of features ranging from comfort to technology and everything in between. Let’s examine each trim a bit more closely.
The base L gets you OnStar, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry and ignition, cruise control, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, an 8-inch touchscreen, and a six-speaker audio system. For the LS trim, you gain 4G LTE, Chevy’s Teen Driver system, Wi-Fi, and much more.
Drivers who select the RS will receive an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar, 18-inch alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and more. The LT offers satellite radio, heated mirrors, remote start, illuminated vanity mirrors, and more. The top trim, the Premier, adds a 120-volt power outlet, a wireless charging pad, driver memory settings, heated rear seats, a power-adjustable passenger seat, ventilated front seats, and interior ambient lighting.
Looking for information about the engine? No problem. The standard engine is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine comes paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission. The Premier gains a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, while the Hybrid offers a 1.8-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor that puts out 182 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque.
The 2019 Honda Accord
The 2019 Honda Accord comes in five unique trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The base LX gets you a push-button ignition, LED exterior lighting, a USB port, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, automatic high-beam control, a 7-inch touchscreen, a four-speaker audio system, dual-zone automatic climate control, lane keeping assist, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and forward collision warning.
The Sport trim adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, LED fog lights, an 8-inch touchscreen, an eight-speaker audio system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, chrome exhaust tips, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 60/40-split rear bench. The EX comes with 17-inch wheels, heated front seats, HD radio, keyless entry and ignition, satellite radio, blind-spot monitoring, and more.
The EX-L offers leather upholstery, driver seat memory settings, an auto-dimming mirror, and more while the top trim, the Touring, gets you front and rear parking sensors, heated rear seats, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a head-up display, automatic wipers, and various other features.
Engine options for the Accord are a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder that delivers 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. The Touring trim gets you a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.
How Can You Choose?
As you can see, both the 2019 Malibu and the 2019 Accord come in numerous trim levels, offer a wide array of features, and much more. So, it really comes down to which vehicle you like the most. Both offer lots of space – especially the Malibu. Style is up for interpretation, but we enjoy the sleek exterior of the Malibu. That’s just one of the reasons we feel you should consider the 2019 Chevrolet Malibu!
Find Your Dream Vehicle at Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples
Visit Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples to take the Malibu for a test drive today! We are conveniently located at 5665 N. Airport Pulling Road, Naples, FL 34109, which means residents of Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers, and Estero are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, we’ll show you around and assist you in any way.