2018 Honda Civic vs Honda Accord
Generally speaking, sedans are known for offering comfort and class. Two sedans that have rich legacies of both are the Honda Civic and the Honda Accord. If you’re interested in comfortable and classy transportation in and around Panama City, Springfield and Callaway, either of these classic Honda names would be the ideal choice.
Though both seat five comfortably, there are some differences in the interior measurements of the Civic and the Accord. For instance, the Accord has a passenger volume of 105.6 cubic feet and a cargo volume of 16.7 cubic feet that is designed for comfort and spaciousness.
The Civic has a more compact passenger volume of 97.8 cubic feet and a cargo volume of 15.1 cubic feet. The sedan is available in a hatchback which comes with 97.2 cubic feet of passenger space and up to 46.2 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second row of seats.
Civic and Accord: Safety and Technology
Whether it is a car that is known for being sporty and fun, like the Civic, or one that is a bit more refined and elegant, like the Accord, Honda builds with safety in mind. Both of these sedans have state-of-the-art safety features.
Following is a list of the features found in both the Civic and the Accord:
- Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Brake Assist
- Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
- Road Departure Mitigation System
- Lane Departure Warning
Another safety characteristic that both the 2018 Civic and Accord have is the Honda-exclusive Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body structure. This feature enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions.
Honda drivers expect refined technology. Neither the Civic nor the Accord disappoint in this regard. Both come with Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, Bluetooth® Streaming Audio, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration for convenient technology that’s so accessible, fingertips aren’t even necessary for staying connected.
Civic vs Accord: A Difference in Performance
Another distinct difference between these two sedans lies in the performance of each.
The Honda Civic produces 158 to 205 horsepower and 138 to 192 lb-ft of torque, depending which of its two available engines are under the hood. The Honda Accord also has two engines that offer 192 to 252 horsepower and 192 to 273 lb-ft of torque.
Learn More about These Honda Sedans
These impressive automobiles are so similar in design, safety, technology and performance that they simply demand closer inspection. Whether you are looking for something with ample passenger space, or your needs demand more room for cargo, Honda has you covered.
If you live in the Panama City, Springfield and Callaway area and would like to gain firsthand knowledge of either the Civic or the Accord, contact Honda of Bay County to schedule a test drive.