If you’re looking for the right model to drive when you want a mid-sized sedan the fact that the Camry and Accord are both redesigned for the 2018 model year means these two cars are ready to give us their next version of what’s best for us in this class. These two highly popular models are ready to be compared together so that you can have the right choice for the drive we want to make on the road. Take a look at the specs and qualities offered and see which one of these cars is the one you want.
Engine Power – The Camry brings a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine that produces 203 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. This is a slight advantage for the Camry with the Accord offering you a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that has 192 horsepower and 192 lb.-ft. of torque which gives you the efficiency and power you want. These are both excellent places to start the engine lineup for these two models.
Trunk Space – The rear area where you want to carry the cargo that you want to take with you is an important part of making sure you can have everything you want on the road with you. The Honda Accord offers a full 16.7 cubic feet of space compared to the Camry that has 15.1 cubic feet. This gives the Accord a bit of an advantage because it offers you the ability to carry what you need to when you head out on the road.
Dimensions – These two cars are part of the mid-sized sedan class and they both offer the base dimensions to fit into your garage with ease. The wheelbase length is within 0.2 inches of each other and the Accord is only 0.2 inches taller than the Camry. The Honda is wider with 73.2 inches of width compared to the 72.4 inches of the Camry. Either way, you’re going to have a car that fits right for you and allows you to have the drive you want.
Rear Seat Room – The Toyota Camry offers you 42.1 inches of space up front and 38.0 inches in the rear and has never been a car that heard any complaints when it comes to the space offered for the ride. The Accord does offer more space with 42.3 inches up front and 40.4 inches in the rear to allow your passengers in the rear to have the added benefit of a great ride whenever they get in the back of the Accord.
Safety Tech – Both cars offer an excellent package of advanced safety technology to make sure you can enjoy the ride and have the information you’re looking for. These two cars offer everything you’re looking for to make sure you can enjoy the safety and the quality of the drive on the roads in your area when you’re ready to have the drive you’re looking for. Both of these cars offer you what you want and have achieved the top safety ratings.
Premium Features – Neither one of these sedans are going to be considered a luxury model, but the fact that you can have the benefits of LED headlights, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and a head-up display in the Accord or a head-up display, LED headlights, multi-camera parking aids and a panoramic roof for the Camry model. Either way, you can have some excellent qualities when you want the features you’re looking for during your drive.