2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Honda Accord

2019 volkswagen arteon and 2018 honda accord side by side

Drivers in the market for a premium midsize sedan are in luck with the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon! While VW also offers the Passat in the midsize category, the new Arteon is aimed at shoppers looking for more tech, style and luxury.

In addition to the premium features of the new Arteon, VW has also fitted the sedan with an impressively-powerful 268-hp turbocharged engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission. 

Keep reading to see how the new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon compares to the 2018 Honda Accord!

2019 Volkswagen Arteon


2018 Honda Accord

268-hp, 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder  Engine 192-hp, 1.5-liter turbo 4-cylinder
8-speed automatic transmission Transmission CVT
4MOTION® AWD available All-Wheel Drive Not available

Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™


2019 Volkswagen Arteon Specs and Features

Looking at the base engine and the standard features of each vehicle, it's easy to see the new Arteon offers drivers more! The new Arteon is standard-fit with a more powerful engine, available all-wheel drive and even more high-tech and innovative features! All Arteon models are fitted with LED headlights and taillights, a panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated front seats, an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ and more! Additional standard features of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon include Front Assist and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert.

While it may be no surprise the new Arteon tops the base model 2018 Honda Accord, the top-of-the-line Accord Touring can't even compare! The most powerful engine the new Accord offers (252-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged VTEC® 4-cylinder) doesn't even compare to the standard 268-hp, 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder engine of the new 2019 VW Arteon!

Another benefit of buying a new Volkswagen model is the reassurance of a 6-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. Compare that to Honda's 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty. The choice of VW is clear!

Schedule a test drive of a new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon at New Century Volkswagen of Glendale, CA!