Consider the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe vs the Hyundai Genesis Coupe

May 18th, 2016 by

Comparing the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe

2016 Accord Comparison
If you’ve been searching for the perfect sporty-yet-stylish coupe, chances are you’ve looked at both the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe and the 2016 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. At Bob Boyte Honda, we love the Accord, but we also know that it’s beneficial to take a good look and compare before you choose. For starters, both vehicles are exciting two door coupes available in a variety of trim levels with outstanding options. If safety and fuel efficiency are a priority for you, the Honda Accord Coupe has the edge on the Genesis.

The 2016 Hyundai Genesis is only offered as a rear-wheel drive vehicle with a V6 engine while the 2016 Honda Accord Coupe has a more stable front-wheel drive powertrain. In addition, you have the the choice of two different engines with the Accord, an efficient 4-cylinder and a powerful V6. This makes for quite the lopsided battle on the fuel economy front as the Accord is estimated to achieve up to 35 MPG* on the highway while the Genesis never gets better than 25 MPG. In fact, regardless of engine and transmission configuration, the Accord coupe is always more fuel efficient than the Genesis. In addition, the Accord coupe offers more overall passenger volume for enhanced interior comfort.

Speaking of safety, it’s our main priority and believe it should be yours as well. Once again, the 2016 Accord Coupe once again has the edge over the Genesis. As of this writing, the 2016 Genesis coupe hasn’t been crash tested, but the 2016 Accord coupe received a perfect 5 out of 5 stars in overall protection during government crash testing. In addition, the Accord coupe offers available features that the Hyundai Genesis simply does not, including Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, and the Honda Sensing package. Both coupes are agile, exciting, stylish and fun-to-drive, sure, but the Accord simply offers more. More choice, more fuel economy, more proven safety and all for as much as $5,000 less than the Genesis. Given this information, we feel the choice is clear.Visit us at Bob Boyte Honda in Brandon, MS to test drive a new 2016 Honda Accord Coupe or give us a call at 601-591-5000if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you!

*Based on 2015 EPA Mileage Rating. Used for illustration purposes only. Mileage will vary depending on how vehicle is maintained, driving conditions and other factors.