2021 Toyota Camry vs. 2021 Honda Accord

2021 Toyota Camry vs 2021 Honda Accord
2021 Camry

2021 Accord
$24,970 MSRP*

Starting Price

$24,970 MSRP
203 hp

Base Engine Horsepower

192 hp
39 mpg*

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway)

38 mpg
53 mpg*

EPA-Estimated Hybrid Fuel Economy (Highway)

49 mpg
6 Speakers

Standard Audio System

4 Speakers
Integrated backup camera with projected path

Rearview Camera

Multi-angle rearview camera

If you are shopping for a stylish and comfortable midsize sedan, the 2021 Toyota Camry and 2021 Honda Accord are likely at the top of your list. With either the Camry or Accord, you’ll enjoy a powerful and efficient engine, innovative safety technologies, and a host of convenient features, but which is the better choice to upgrade your Normal driving experience? Find out in this Camry vs. Accord comparison from Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Price

The sticker price for the entry-level models of the Camry vs. Accord is identical. However, as you move through their respective lineups, you’ll find that the Toyota sedan offers more features at a more affordable price. 

  • 2021 Toyota Camry: The base Camry LE model starts at $24,970 MSRP*, while the top-of-the-line XSE V6 trim level comes with an MSRP of $35,545*.
  • 2021 Honda Accord: The Accord LX starts at $24,970 MSRP, and the top trim starts at $36,900 MSRP.

We should also note that the 2021 Camry has 12 distinct trim levels available, including hybrid models. The Accord is only offered with 9 trims including its hybrid versions.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Performance

Looking for a sedan that provides plenty of get-up-and-go on the highway near Morton? The Toyota Camry outperforms the Honda Accord, and it also achieves superior fuel economy returns.

  • 2021 Toyota Camry: With an introductory 2.5L four-cylinder engine matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Camry promises 203 hp. The Camry LE also returns an EPA-estimated 39 mpg highway**. Move to the Camry Hybrid LE and you’ll get an EPA-estimated 53 mpg on the highway**.
  • 2021 Honda Accord: Powered by a standard 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with a continuously variable transmission, the Accord delivers 192 hp. The Accord LX has an EPA-estimated 38 mpg highway, while the Accord Hybrid gets a highway rating of 48 mpg in EPA estimates.

If you want a sedan that guarantees enhanced traction and control on Springfield roads, you’ll be happy to know that the Camry can be equipped with all-wheel drive. The Accord does not have an AWD option.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Features

With either the Honda Accord or Toyota Camry, you’ll get seating for up to five people. Each of these sedans also comes equipped with their own respective safety suites: Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) on the Camry and Honda Sensing on the Accord. However, the Toyota sedan also boasts an integrated backup camera with projected path, as well as the easy-to-use Entune™ 3.0 infotainment system with a six-speaker sound system. The Accord has a multi-angle rearview camera and a four-speaker audio system.

Test Drive the Toyota Camry Today at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington!

Explore our new Camry inventory to find the model that will best suit your lifestyle and budget. Remember to check out our current Camry lease offers to save on your next Toyota sedan. If you are not sure the Camry is the right Toyota model for you, take a look at our Camry vs. Toyota Corolla comparison. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,175 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,365 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.
**Based on EPA estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.
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