Drivers in the market for a sporty coupe often narrow their decision down to the Honda Accord Coupe EX Manual Transmission and the Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec Manual. After seeing a side-by-side comparison of the two models, however, many are compelled to go with the 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX.
Sure, the Genesis might boast a better warranty, slightly less expensive starting M.S.R.P. and a barely distinguishable bump in power, but the 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX wins in the areas that really count - comparably equipped price, destination charge, fuel economy, and safety. Let's take a closer look shall we?
Safety- 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX - Standard 2nd-row head restraints, Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure, optional rear electronic parking aid with ultrasonic sensors
- 2012Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec - No such outstanding features
Fuel Economy- 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX - 23 mpg city/32 mpg highway
- 2012Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec - 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway
Comparably Equipped Price- 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX - $25,425
- 2012Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec - $25,480
Destination Charge- 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX - $770
- 2012 Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec - $875
Still hung up on the difference in hp? As we said, earlier, it's really pretty insignificant. But, perhaps it will help to know the new Honda Accord Coupe EX dominates other performance and handling criteria such as engine output, fuel capacity and turning diameter.
To experience the difference for yourself, visit Piedmont Honda located at 4011 Clemson Blvd. in Anderson, SC during our regular business hours and take the 2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX for a spin. We just know you're gonna love it!