As more car buyers defect to crossovers and SUVs, it’s become popular to say that cars are dying. Even some automakers turned the words into actions — Chrysler, Ford, and Mitsubishi have abandoned segments that once were seen as critical, and General Motors is preparing to follow suit. But crossovers tend to be more expensive and less fuel-efficient than similarly spacious sedans and hatchbacks, and their higher center of gravity means they typically won’t handle with the same confident agility as a good car.
Given those factors, plenty of AutoWeb shoppers still eagerly are getting price quotes for the cars that remain. And topping their list is the 2019 Honda Accord midsize sedan, a perennial favorite that was fully overhauled a year ago. Their interest wins the Accord the AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Best Car of the Year Award. Here are 10 reasons that so many buyers are still enthusiastic about this outstanding car.