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2018 Honda Accord

Starting Price: $24,460| Price yours

Above Average: Driving refinement, cutting-edge tech, reliability, resale value

Below Average: Not much

Consensus: The most advanced, most recommendable midsize sedan in the country

 

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2018 Toyota Camry

Starting Price: $24,380 | Price yours

Above Average: Reputation, resale value, comfort, ease, standard safety

Below Average: Lack of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

Consensus: Still just as comfortable, with a new sense of driving spirit

 

The two best-selling midsize sedans in America, the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, have been completely redesigned for 2018. Both sport stylish new sheetmetal, the Camry's now bold and athletic, while the Accord's is sleek and elegant. Both sedans have new, more efficient powertrain options for 2018, including a hybrid option. As is the case with vehicles under the Honda and Toyota banners, the Accord and Camry have sterling reputations for reliability and resale value, both finishing on the podium in this year's Best Resale Value Awards in the Midsize Car category. The Honda Accord also earned KBB's Midsize Car Best Buy of 2018 award, as well as being named the Overall Best Buy of 2018.

Honda Accord Advantages

Easy-to-use tech, refined upscale interior, driving satisfaction

Toyota Camry Advantages

Standard suite of safety features, highway comfort

Similarities

Excellent reliability and resale values, roomy and comfortable interiors, and a slate of fuel-efficient and powerful engine options are similar traits in the Camry and Accord.

Final Recommendation

If you're shopping for a midsize sedan, consider the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. 

  2018 Honda Accord 2018 Toyota Camry
Popular Powertrains    
Engine 1.5-liter turbo I4 2.5-liter I4
Horsepower 192 hp @ 5,500 rpm 203 hp @ 6,600 rpm
Torque 192 lb-ft @ 1,600 rpm 184 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic, 8-Spd
Fuel Economy 33 mpg (30 city, 38 hwy) 34 mpg (29 city, 41 hwy)
Also Available 2.0L turbo I4, hybrid 3.5L V6, hybrid
Specs    
Warranty 3 years or 36,000 miles 3 years or 36,000 miles
NHTSA Overall Safety Rating 5 Stars 5 Stars
Max Seating Capacity 5 5
Wheelbase 111.4 inches 111.2 inches
Overall Length 192.2 inches 192.1 inches
Width 73.3 inches 72.4 inches
Height 57.1 inches 56.9 inches
Turning Diameter 38.1 feet 37.4 feet
Headroom, Front 39.5 inches 38.3 inches
Headroom, Rear 37.3 inches 38.0 inches
Legroom, Front 42.3 inches 42.1 inches
Legroom, Rear 40.4 inches 38.0 inches
Shoulder Room, Front 58.3 inches 57.7 inches
Shoulder Room, Rear 56.5 inches 55.7 inches
EPA Passenger Volume 105.6 cu. ft. 100.4 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume 16.7 cu. ft. 15.1 cu. ft.
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