2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Accord
Are you looking for a new car? Have you come to love the Honda brand? Not sure which fits you best – the compact Honda Civic or the midsize Honda Accord? Learn more about each of these Honda-brand models and find the right fit at Howdy Honda with this 2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison provided by the dealership.
A mainstay in the compact car segment, the 2018 Honda Civic can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and needs with three body styles – sedan, coupe and hatchback. Drivers who choose the Honda Civic will have a choice of six standard trim levels – LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L, Touring and Si – with additional trim levels for each body style. Honda Civic Hatchback entries will add Sport, Sport Touring and Type R trim levels and the Honda Civic Coupe will add the LX-P grade. Families interested in a Honda midsize sedan will find that the 2018 Honda Accord will fit the bill with five trim levels – LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring.
|2018 Honda Civic||VS||2018 Honda Accord|
|$18,940*||Starting MSRP (Civic Sedan)||$23,570*|
|158-Horsepower 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder||Standard Engine||192-Horsepower 1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder|
|Sedan, Coupe and Hatchback||Body Styles||Sedan|
|15.1 Cubic Feet||Cargo Volume (Civic Sedan)||16.7 Cubic Feet|
What Are the Differences Between the Honda Civic and Honda Accord?
Price and affordability are always at the forefront of any car-buying decision and will play an important role in this 2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison. With a starting MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) that starts at just $18,940*, the compact Honda Civic Sedan is the more affordable entry in this debate. Honda Accord models will feature a starting MSRP that stands at $23,570 and a larger midsize platform.
No matter which Honda model you choose at Howdy Honda, you will enjoy a smorgasbord of engine options to choose from. Entry-level Honda Civic LX, LX-P and EX editions feature a standard 158-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is paired with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available Continuously Variable Transmission. Honda Civic engine upgrades include a 174-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (EX-T, EX-L and Touring), a refined 180-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (Sport and Sport Touring), a 205-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (Civic Si) and a performance-tuned 306-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (Civic Type R).
Families in need of a larger Honda sedan can upgrade to the 2018 Honda Accord. Armed with a standard 192-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is present for all trim levels and pairs with a Continuously Variable Transmission, the entry-level Honda Accord LX will earn 30 mpg in the city, 38 mpg on the highway and 33 mpg combined**. To upgrade power and performance, Honda Accord Sport, EX-L and Touring trim levels are available with a 252-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Visit Howdy Honda today to see the differences between Honda Civic and Honda Accord models firsthand!
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.