2018 Honda Accord Vs. 2018 Toyota Camry – The clash of Samurai

-

These two Japanese titans have been going at it for years and with every new car, the rivalry gets deeper and deeper. This time it is all about their best selling models from the mid-size sedan category – the Accord and Camry. After a lot of hype about the SUV and small SUV segment, the two biggest Japanese companies still think that there are lots more people that will try and get their hands on one of their best-selling sedans.

The both 2018 models are gorgeous and they come heavily updated and that means the price has gone up slightly as well. Do not worry there is a lot of good things that will mitigate the price increase such as the promise additional power and fuel economy, new safety and convenience features which were not previously offered with either, and more. To offer you a slightly easier way of deciding if you are thinking about buying either one of these, we decided to put them head to head and give you the general comparison. Here it goes…

Source:cnet.com

Source:motortrend.com

As they say, Safety first:

As far as safety is considered, both of these cars come with a lot of tech gizmos. Some of them are standard like electronic safety equipment, including adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and lane departure warning with lane keep assist, while some are option like Honda’s Road Departure Warning and Mitigation system as well as some higher trim options like blind spot warning and cross-traffic alert along with traffic sign recognition (in Honda). Both cars include a standard backup camera which will, if you do not know, be required on all new vehicles starting from May 2018. There is something a bit more interesting in the Camry though and it is the fact that all trims include 10 airbags and a one-year subscription to Toyota Safety Connect, with emergency crash notification, roadside assistance, remote locking and unlocking, and a stolen vehicle locator. Honda tried to copy that and there is a similar capability for the accord but its name is HondaLink.

Size

Both of these redesigned vehicles are very close to the models they replace, at least in size. The overall size they both have, as it was reported is around 192.1 inches, with a slight increase in wheelbase over at Honda, where the new Accord now has 2 inches more than its predecessor – 111.4 inches and the biggest benefit of that is visible in the rear part of the car. The Camry isn’t far behind with its 111.2-inch wheelbase. The width is another story to tell. Accord is a little wider than the Camry with its 73.2 inches VS Camry’s 72.4. Both vehicles have been lowered though in order to increase the aerodynamic efficiency and reduce fuel consumptions. The lower body of the cars though doesn’t mean that they lost space inside, just the opposite. The space inside is firm with Camry’s 38.3 and 38.0 inches of headroom front and rear, respectively, compared with the Accord’s 39.5 inches (for 1.5 L models; it’s 37.5 inches in 2.0 L trims) and 37.3 inches (37.2 inches in 2.0 L). Legroom hasn’t suffered as well – in Camry, you will be graced with 42.1/38.0 inches front and rear, while the Accord offers 42.3/40.4 inches.

Engines

Source:motortrend.com

When it comes to powertrains Honda is the one that made a lot of changes. They decided to call it quits with their old normally aspirated four and six cylinder units and put their faith in two new smaller turbocharged straight fours that should boost the power and fuel economy. The weaker of these two is the 1.5 L four cylinder with 192 HP that can be attached to either the continuously variable automatic transmission or a six-speed manual. The stronger option is 2.0 L four cylinder produces 252 HP and can be mated to a new 10 speed automatic or a six-speed manual. Honda also prepared a hybrid offer for this vehicle and it is the 2.0 L gasoline-electric hybrid unit attached to a CVT.

Toyota on the other side also claims that they managed to increase the fuel efficiency with two new Camry powertrains – the 2.5 L 206 HP four cylinder unit with VVT and God knows what other spells that help it get an EPA rating of 34 MPG combined. The other option is a lot more powerful and it is the 3.5 L V6 that uses new direct-injected and VVT to deliver increased efficiency and as far as 301 HP. What is strange is the fact that Toyota offers both of these engines with only one transmission option – a new eight-speed automatic. Do not think that this Samurai doesn’t have a hybrid ace up its sleeve. Toyota’s Camry also offers a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain that offers 176 HP from the 2.5 L four cylinder and an electric motor paired with a CVT.

The electronics

Source:motortrend.com

This is something that Japanese are famous for so do not think that anything will go missing here. Both of the vehicles offer new HUD for 2018 along with wireless phone charging and Wi-Fi on the go, but they both also have updated information displays ahead of the driver and redesigned 8-inch center screens which are now a lot simpler and less distracting to use. In the new Camry, you will find standard Entune 3.0, with streaming audio apps, Bluetooth, voice controls and a three-year subscription to the Scout GPS Link navigation app, while the Honda tried to counter that with company’s Display Audio which pretty much includes similar functionality. All of these electric bits and pieces have been wrapped in a lot more upscale interiors in both vehicles, and now you have soft-touch surfaces and higher-grade materials everywhere.

Source:cnet.com

Avatar
Miloš Kalajdžić
My name is Miloš Kalajdžić and I come from Brčko DC in Bosnia. I was born on July 20 th 1988 and so far I obtained a BSc in economics and one year of working experience in my field of study. I am a very hard-working person who leaves nothing unfinished and halfway done. When I commit to something I give my best to make sure that everything is done the way as it is supposed to be. I like cars and everything that comes with them. My passion are American muscle cars, but unfortunately the closest I managed to come near one is behind my laptop watching an image of the new Chevy or Dodge and writing about it. But that’s ok I’m still optimistic. When I’m not behind the laptop writing I’m on the streets and auto shows admiring all stuff rolling on four wheels being propelled by a petrol engine!

Share this article

Recent posts

Antenna Maintenance Guide 2020

2020 has been a shock to most people. It has seen lives disrupted all around the world. More regions are either joining or coming...

Best IPAD in 2020 Under $500 AUD

If you are a techie or someone who is looking for the best affordable Apple iPads on the market then you have come to...

Shortcuts that Will Improve Your Gaming Skills

People around the world spend their free time differently. Indeed, advanced technology brought many changes in our daily routines. People that prefer "inside relaxation"...

7 Unique Ideas for Employee Appreciation

Top-notch employees deserve top-notch perks. A key difference between a top ranked company and mediocre one, is the culture. Elite organizations take a holistic...

Cheap Cannabis Seeds

White widow autoflowering White widow autoflowering brings its incredible characteristics into the simplicity of the autoflowering scene. The strain high indica and low sativa. It...

Popular categories

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

What is 12 + 9 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) 🙂

Recent comments

rayschoon.marsfet.co.nl on How to manage your PPC campaign
https://usahealthreports.blogspot.Com on The future is here with Proven Skincare
Dale Goodman on Yukon Men Cancelled?
Ryan wants more Korra kicking ass. Varrick is bad ass!! on The Legend Of Korra Season 5 Release Date, News and Updates
Guess I'll just go jump off a duck. on Aoharu x Machinegun Season 2 Release Date
lillian bradley-gares on Yukon Men Season 7 Latest News
human lovers suck on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Sharon Genth on Yukon Men Cancelled?
Yessenia Martínez Martínez on Taxi Brooklyn Season 2 release date and more!
crysostomos haloftis on Cowboys To Bring Back Dez Bryant?
Randolph Johnson on Cowboys To Bring Back Dez Bryant?
Matthew Brooks Brown on Cowboys To Bring Back Dez Bryant?
Charles T DeLattre on Cowboys To Bring Back Dez Bryant?
Wojciech Oszczakiewicz on Top 5 Worst Finishers Of All Time
Bill carpenter on Counting Cars Cancelled?
Karen on No Gentleman
jan ronk on No Gentleman
Vcoutelier on No Gentleman
Shanna on No Gentleman
bily gilliam on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Barbara on No Gentleman
F. Hawker on No Gentleman
Patrick Charles Pineda on Mr. Pickles – Season 3 Release Date
David Woodcock on River Season 2 Release Date
David Gabriel Taylor on Seraph of the end Season 3 Release Date
Lieutenant BaconWaffles on Beetlejuice 2 Release Date
Lana Patrizia Nahapetian on Junjou Romantica Season 4 Latest News
John Knehans on Counting Cars Cancelled?
Crusty weave on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Prince Yohanan Ben Yahudah on Colin Kaepernick in Dallas Cowboys?
Anata no Tomodachi on Trinity Seven Season 2: Release Date
Awesome1pc2 Ananymous on SVTFOE season 3 release date
LighthawkDemon on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Robert Presti Sr on Counting Cars Cancelled?
James STanley on SVTFOE season 3 release date
Phương Phiêu Diêu on Barakamon Season 2 Release Date
𝕲𝖍𝖔𝖚𝖑 on Re:Zero Season 2 Air Date and Spoilers
ÃᖇᑭᗴᎶᎶᎥØØℱβŁỮ€ŞŤ€ᗴŁ✔ᶰᵉᵏᵒᶠᶤᵉᵈ on High School DxD Season 4 – Updates, Spoilers, Air Date
Central Intelligence Agency on Highschool of The Dead Season 2 Release Date
Senator D. Plorable (I-USA) on Windows 11 – What It Would Look Like?
Ibrahim Durrani on Windows 11 – News and Updates
Joshua Adams on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
renamoretti1 on Empire Renewed for Season 4
Sara Doodnath on Justified Season 7 Cancelled
Just Another Random Person 🙂 on Code Geass Season 3 Release Date Speculations
Sara Doodnath on Justified Season 7 Cancelled
Joyce Mitchell on Yukon Men Cancelled?
Mike-Janet Sowell on Yukon Men Cancelled?
Shiranami Kaishido (Shi) on Reigns Beating Strowman Was A Bad Decision
eduard karpoev on Shimoneta Season 2: Updates
Dendy Planeptune on Shimoneta Season 2: Updates
Glenn Martin on Yukon Men Cancelled
WillFanofMany1 on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
WillFanofMany1 on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Yatogami ✔ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ on Noragami – Season 3 Release Date, News & Update
Garland Remington on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Patrick Lambert on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Astracifationo on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Astracifationo on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Joy McGowan Elson on Hemlock Grove Season 4 Canceled
🅼🅾🅳🅳🅴🅳__ 🅷🅰🆇🅾🆁 on Seraph of the end Season 3 Release Date
jonnysw on No Gentleman
Kevin Kylie on No Gentleman
Victor Szendzielarz on No Gentleman
Usunder on No Gentleman
David E on No Gentleman
David D'Angelantonio on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
MAC on No Gentleman
Angriest_Beaver on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Angriest_Beaver on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Gingerbread2 on No Gentleman
disqus_feN63FpcdG on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
disqus_feN63FpcdG on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Michael on No Gentleman
Trumpworksforrussia on No Gentleman
Lisa Amey on No Gentleman
William McGrath on No Gentleman
tineras on No Gentleman
D. Kaye on No Gentleman
DardaniaLion on GTA 6 – News & Update
herp derperson on Log Horizon Season 3
Debbie Hillen-Reyes on Lucifer Season 3: Will it happen?
Patrick Lambert on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Carol Shingle Swenson on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
SiliconAddic on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
SeiRruf MalaWolSki on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
YanossGaming on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
Ryan Woodward on Zootopia 2 Sequel Confirmed
NoRightToNotBeOffended on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Nathaniel D Vitchner on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Sandy Rehfuss Scott on The Curse Of Oak Island Canceled?
Furious Shiroe on Log Horizon Season 3
Timothy Ouellette on Black Bullet Season 2?
Charles Gauthier on The Chevy Bolt vs. Tesla Model 3
baz on
Acebravo on
havasu46 on
RobertJGood on
Acebravo on
Pjews on
Acebravo on
BritishGuy94 on
Kurt Windibank on
Kurt Windibank on
Bill on
LP on
Frenchman75 on
johns19 on
Jimmy Witts on
Pjews on
Devon Ho on
Padraig Aidan Doherty on
Nick on
MF33 on
Acebravo on
Disqusr on
DavidB23 on
Bob Bigellow on
Joh Lei on
rbestlab on
Joe Maristela on
Acebravo on
Zachary Braganza on
Acebravo on