Honda Accord
    Honda Civic

    When you’re in the midst of deciding on your next sedan to get you across the Irvine, Laguna, and San Juan Capistrano, CA, area, you’ve got a lot to consider. However, you may find yourself torn between models like the Honda Accord vs. Civic. While both vehicles offer a lot, there’s a few differences that may pull you to one or the other.

    At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine, we’re going to delve in further to the Accord vs. Civic to help you see what these vehicles offer and how they differ, so you can determine which one is best suited for you!  Contact us today.


    Honda Accord vs Civic: Performance & Efficiency

    The Civic and Accord offer similar performance, but there’s a few differences with what they can do.

    • The Honda Accord comes standard with a 1.5L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that’s able to boast 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque.
    • The Civic offers a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that generates 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque.
    • Despite the differences, they both get similar MPG ratings: an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway/33 combined MPG for the Accord LX, EX and EX-L 1.5T trims;1 as well as an EPA-estimated 30 city/38 highway/33 combined MPG for the Civic LX CVT and Touring trims.2 They both include a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that helps the vehicles achieve their respective efficiencies.

    Honda Accord Interior
    Honda Civic Interior

    Size & Dimensions

    • The Honda Civic veers more on the compact size, which is an advantage in and of itself when it comes to navigating congested highways or landing the perfect parking spot on a crowded street.
    • Both vehicles come equipped to carry five passengers.
    • The Accord includes 105.6 cubic feet of passenger space while the Civic comes in with 97.8 cubic feet.
    • In terms of trunk space, the Accord offers 16.7 cubic feet of cargo volume and the Civic offers 15.1 cubic feet.

    Honda Sensing® Driver-Assisting Features

    Honda Civic Features

    • The Civic and Accord each come standard with Honda Sensing®, which is a collection of driver-assisting technology features that aid you in safe and secure driving practices.
    • These features work along with exterior-mounted sensors that measure the proximity of other vehicles while factoring in your rate of approach.
    • They’ll detect a potential issue or lane departure and provide a warning to help you reduce the severity of a collision or avoid it altogether.

    These features include:

    • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
    • Road Departure Mitigation System
    • Lane Keeping Assist System
    • Traffic Sign Recognition
    • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow

    Honda Accord vs Civic: Choosing Your Next Sedan

    At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine, we hope that this comparison of the Civic vs. Accord helped you get a sense of what these Honda sedans offer and how they differ. While they both offer a lot, there’s a few differences that can appeal to a variety of drivers.

    Find out which one seems like the best fit for you by heading to our dealership for a closer look and, when you’re ready, for some experience behind the wheel. It’s the best way to tell which Honda sedan is the best fit for you!

    Start by scheduling your test drive with us to see which sedan is right for your trips throughout Irvine, Laguna, and San Juan Capistrano, California.

    130 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX, EX and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. 48 city/47 highway/48 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.
    225 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport 6MT trim. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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