2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Toyota Camry

2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Toyota Camry

The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry remain two of the most well-respected midsize sedans on the market. Both vehicles are pretty evenly matched on paper, but the Accord holds a lead in almost every commonly used comparison metric. Directly comparing the 2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Toyota Camry will help West County Honda shoppers get the most relevant information into their hands. For the current model year, Honda has continued offering many of the same great features and elements that have appeared in previous versions. One important addition to the lineup is the Sport Special Edition trim which sets itself apart from the Sport trim with exclusive red accent stitching.

Based on independent reviews, the 2017 Accord and 2017 Camry are pretty similar. Handling, interior treatments and overall passenger comfort scores are nearly as high as they can be. For the current model of the Honda Accord, those same reviews were quick to point out that the sedan's passenger cabin is one of its strongest elements. Taller passengers relegated to the back seat understand how important legroom is, especially on long trips. The 2017 Accord has plenty of room for these riders. Additionally, the driver's seat is set higher than many competitors and provides excellent visibility. Entering and exiting the Accord is easy thanks to large, well-designed doors.

2017 Honda Accord 2017 Toyota Camry
2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
185/181 Horsepower/Torque 178/170
CVT Transmission Six-speed automatic
15.5 cu.-ft. Trunk Space 15.4 cu.-ft.

Accord vs. Camry: Performance

One area where the 2017 Honda Accord clearly outshines the 2017 Toyota Camry is performance. At the base level, both vehicles offer a four-cylinder engine. The 2.4-liter power plant offered with the Accord will make 185 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. Attached to a continuously variable transmission, the power made by the base engine is more than enough to comfortably push the 2017 Accord up to highway speeds and around slower traffic. By comparison, the 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine for the 2017 Toyota Camry doesn't even break 180 horsepower. Additionally, both midsize sedans also offer the option to upgrade to a V-6 engine on higher trim grades.

 

The 2017 Honda Accord offers a very comfortable passenger cabin
The 2017 Accord has more trunk space than the Toyota Camry

Smartphone integration is available on the upper trims of the 2017 Honda Accord
Outward visibility is excellent in the 2017 Honda Accord

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