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2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Accord

2018 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2018 Honda Accord exterior front views

Chances are good that you have landed on this page because you have already heard about or even seen out in the wild the kinds of vehicles Honda offers. The automaker is well known for developing reliable vehicles that stand the test of time. Two particular vehicles in the Honda lineup, the Civic and the Accord, are quality sedans that may be appealing to families and single drivers alike. If you are in the market for a sedan, which one do you think you would prefer? Each one offers its own set of characteristics, and it will depend on your particular taste and driving lifestyle that could determine which one is right for you. Let's look compare the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan vs the 2018 Honda Accord.

We will be focusing on the base models of each one to give you a sense of where each vehicle starts off. Have a look at the chart below and keep reading for more details.

2018 Honda Civic Sedan LX


2018 Honda Accord LX

158 HP Horsepower 192 HP
31/40 City/Hwy MPG* Fuel Economy (CVT) 30/38 City/Hwy MPG*
98 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 106 Cubic Feet
Standard Rearview Camera Standard

What are the differences?

What it really boils down to in terms of the 2018 Honda Civic vs the 2018 Honda Accord is size, power, and efficiency. The Accord offers more horsepower than the Civic, but with a bit less fuel efficiency, although each one offers a quality fuel economy.

Passenger volume also plays a key role in this comparison. Are you part of a family? Perhaps more space will be needed to fit everyone more comfortably. That said, the 2018 Civic still offers 98 cubic feet of passenger volume, which still leaves plenty of room for people.

Safety and convenience are key, so both models are equipped with a standard rearview camera to help guide you in reverse. Honda Sensing® is standard in the Accord LX, and is available in the Civic LX. This suite of intelligent safety technologies includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System™, the Road Departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, the Lane Keeping Assist System, and Traffic Sign Recognition.

For a more in-depth look at each model, visit our individual pages about the 2018 Honda Civic and 2018 Honda Accord.

*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.