Toyota Camry Vs. Honda Accord
Looking for a new midsize car that’s both reliable and capable? Both the 2018 Toyota Camry and 2018 Honda Accord sport these features and so many more. But how can you know for sure which one better suits you and your daily routine in San Diego, Kearny Mesa, or El Cajon?
We at Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego know how precious your time is. To minimize the amount of time you spend researching vehicles, we’ve compiled the most important information about the Camry and the Accord. See how they stack up against each other in categories like space, performance, and technology features.
2018 Camry vs 2018 Accord: Overview
As advanced sedans, the 2018 Camry and the 2018 Accord share a lot of features that take convenience, comfort, and style to a new level. Each feature a five seat cabin setup with plenty of wiggle room at 42+ inches of front seat legroom.
The number of trim levels offered for both models is extensive, with the Accord having six and the Camry having ten to choose from. The Camry’s ten trim level options and abundance of standard features gives you a great number of choices.
Toyota Camry vs Honda Accord Specs
The 2018 Toyota Camry comes standard on most trims with the 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder engine that works alongside an 8-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drivetrain.
Additionally, this vehicle has been rated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV)*. This means its emissions of harsh chemicals like carbon monoxide and nitrous oxides are 90% lower than other current models on the market.
The full configurations for the powertrains available for the 2018 Honda Accord are not yet available to the public. What we do know is that you will have three powertrain options including a standard 1.5L engine that achieves an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway MPG. Compare this to the EPA-estimated mileage of the Camry: 29/41 MPG**, meaning the Camry will save you a little extra money at the pump.
Both the 2018 Toyota Camry and the 2018 Honda Accord set a higher standard for technology features across their class. Car buyers can expect advanced standard features like LED daytime running lights and infotainment centers, features that usually come on upper trim levels.
These infotainment centers can combine forces with other standard features, like the Camry’s backup camera, as well as your smartphone to enhance your driving experience. Stream music and have full access to all your apps using Entune™ 3.0 App Suite, a subscription-free perk of the Camry’s infotainment center.
Unfortunately, to enjoy the backup camera and your smartphone apps in the Honda Accord, you’ll need to upgrade from the base trim. This will give you access to app connectivity via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®.
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Toyota Camry vs Honda Accord: Which is Better?
We think drivers in San Diego, Kearny Mesa, and El Cajon will appreciate the 2018 Toyota Camry’s customization and valuable technology features, which makes it not only functional, but suitable for any occasion, too.
Shoppers in the area should reach out to Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego for more information about the Toyota Camry and schedule a test drive in U.S. News & World Report’s #1 Best Midsize Car on the market today.
* Meets Tier 2/Bin 3 Federal emissions standard.
** 2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.