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So the dealer is throwing a front and rear set in on my purchase, he gave me a week to order them but I am not sure which to go with. I am planning to purchase the trunk mat after I decide but I feel like I would only use them in the winter time with the snow. Here are my thoughts:

-Honda High wall all season: I like the idea of having the Accord logo on the mats and they seem more substantial than the weather techs.

-Weathertechs: my wife has a set in her RAV4, they truly have great coverage of the carpet but are quite slippery when wet. The rear set also is already bent over and seems to move a bit. They also seem thin but maybe thats ok. I understand that people love them but are they better than the genuine Honda ones?

Let me know your thoughts, do you keep your all weather mats in all year? What have you experienced with one or the other?

Also pictures installed helps...
Thanks in advance!!
 

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To me, it's a no brainer - if the "dealer is throwing them in" means free. If you don't like them, buy the WeatherTechs. You haven't lost any money over it. I have always had Honda all-season mats. They're a perfect fit, good quality rubber, and used year round.
 

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I have had weathertechs in my last 4 cars. With my 2019 Accord, i tried Honda's version. They are perfect. I wanted the logo.
 

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I have the OEM all weather mats that I keep in year round. IMO they are easier to keep clean vs carpet mats. I have a handheld vacuum that plugs into cigarette lighter plug that I use to vacuum them, then wipe them down w/a damp cloth. On occasion i will use a Meguirs wipe on them just to brighten them back up. I'm anal about keeping my car detailed so they don't get that dirty between cleaning.

One difference I noticed of the OEM vs WeatherTech was on the rear mat... the Weathertech are one piece extending over the middle hump and the OEM are two pieces not covering the hump. Having them two piece makes it easier to remove/clean/detail them. Also as you mentioned the OEM are stamped w/"Accord".
 

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The dealer basically said I can pick between the two brands, either the high wall All Season Honda version or the Weather Tech.

My issue is I cannot seem to find “real” pictures of either of them any where.

Also I live in Ohio where we get a lot of snow in the winter. My thought was if I got the WeatherTech I would only have them in late fall through early spring and then the carpet mats late spring through early fall.
 

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I was also deciding between those two although wasn't getting them thrown in like you so that's cool.

I wanted the higher wall weather techs after not being as satisfied with the OEM ones in my 2013 Civic. While the design is better on the OEM accord ones now I was still concerned about it not protecting the sides.

Anyway, I didn't want to fork out the extra $ for Weather Techs and decided to gamble on these Smart Liners from Amazon for $120. They are excellent so far and fit my 18 Sport 1.5 perfectly.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07D2M8MX7?psc=1&ref=ppx_pop_mob_b_pd_title

I realize this won't help with your current dilemma but wanted to offer others an alternative if they stumble on this thread. I'd say if the dealer is paying for it then get the weather techs, if you don't like them they will resale for at least (or more) the cost of the OEM ones should you decide you don't like them.
 

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I looked at the OEM ones they had in stock, but went with the weather tech as the coverage/holding capacity was far superior in my opinion
 

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I had WeatherTech in my 2017 Altima 3.5 SL When I purchased my 2018 Accord Touring 1.5, I went with the Honda Brand, High wall. Awesome mat and looks so nice. The design of the mat is a perfect matcher the interior. Works well too.
 

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Bought front and rear Weathertechs for my 2018 Sport; work very well here in OH; protect sides and cover “dead pedal” on my manual buggy; I do use it!
 

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The Honda I had before my current one came with both the mats and the trunk mat. The previous owner purchased them. What I did not like is that they were high-wall. They were a pain to clean. Had to keep unlocking the driver's side just to vacuum. The trunk mat was more a lining than a mat and not thick rubber. I did some research so far primarily on the inside vehicle mats and not the trunk mat. Finally, I went with aftermarket Amazon mats. They had the turn wheel mechanism on the driver's side. they fit the inside, including the rear and unlike the Honda, mats had a middle piece in the rear. Since my vehicle color is metallic red outside, I decided on the black trimmed with red. They have the Honda logo on them. They are heavy rubber, meaning the cleaning of them is so much easier, I can vacuum or hose them down. They are all-weather since they are rubber. My original mats are in the trunk of my automobile.

HD-Mart Car Rubber Floor Mat for Honda Accord 10th Generation 2017-2018-2019 Custom Fit Black Auto Liner Mats All Weather Heavy Duty & Odorless

Now, I just have to get as someone suggested a portable vacuum cleaner and then I would not have to pay a minimum $1.00 every time I want to clean them.

However, if the dealer is going to throw them in for free and having official Honda mats is a must, then go for it!
 

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So the dealer is throwing a front and rear set in on my purchase, he gave me a week to order them but I am not sure which to go with. I am planning to purchase the trunk mat after I decide but I feel like I would only use them in the winter time with the snow. Here are my thoughts:

-Honda High wall all season: I like the idea of having the Accord logo on the mats and they seem more substantial than the weather techs.

-Weathertechs: my wife has a set in her RAV4, they truly have great coverage of the carpet but are quite slippery when wet. The rear set also is already bent over and seems to move a bit. They also seem thin but maybe thats ok. I understand that people love them but are they better than the genuine Honda ones?

Let me know your thoughts, do you keep your all weather mats in all year? What have you experienced with one or the other?

Also pictures installed helps...
Thanks in advance!!
 

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Go with the Honda mats!! I bought my last set of weather techs for my 2019 accord! They are not measured well and slide all over the wheel well... plus I have the black ones, once they get a short bit of wear they start turning gray and they will look bad and dirty and no matter how you try to clean them up they will still look old and dirty!!
 
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