The 2017 Honda Accord vs the 2017 Toyota Camry in Reading, MA

 

Against the Reading, MA Toyota Competition, Honda Accord Hits the Road

When two mid-size sedans match wits, it can be the road less traveled to decide which makes the grade for your drive-time. That's especially true since the segment is home to four-door options with features, amenities, and technologies as wide-ranging as the possibilities for the ride. Here at Honda Gallery, however, we make comparing models of long-standing durability, reliability, and value like the Honda Accord to those equally time-honored like Toyota Camry a leisurely cruise. Before you slide into the inviting driver's seat of that new Honda sedan, check out how it fares.

 At first glance, models like the Honda Accord LX base and its Toyota Camry LE (pictured at right) sibling can seem similar, evincing the comparable drive and efficiency of direct-injected and SEFI engines respectively. The new 2017 Accord LX builds in a 2.4-liter, 16-valve, inline-four DOHC after all, near neck and neck with Toyota Camry, offering its own 2.5-liter, 16-valve, inline-four DOHC. But take a closer look, and the Honda distinctions become apparent.

  • Accord LX pushes past Toyota Camry, 185 horsepower to 178 horsepower, making the 2017 Honda sedan a little more of a worker for city and highway cruising.
  • That's in addition to the turning and pulling power edge of 181 pound-feet of torque. Toyota Camry comes in behind at 170.
  • 2017 Honda Accord LX offers your choice of either a six-speed manual or a CVT with Sport Mode. That's a choice between hands-on control, smooth gear shifts, or a balance thereof. A new Toyota Camry offers only a six-speed auto transmission.
  • Both 2017 Accord and Camry come well-attested regarding safety by multiple authorities, comprehending both crashworthiness and accident avoidance. But it's Honda Accord that excels Camry in side pole crash and rollover safety testing.
  • But ride comfort's just as important. To that end, 2017 Camry LX offers slightly more cargo and passenger volume than Toyota Camry, comprehending advances on the latter in front head, hip, shoulder, and leg room and second-row hip room.

In fact, there's plenty to love right out the gate in the 2017 Honda Accord base.

  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control come together with optional Collision Mitigation Braking and Road Departure Mitigation systems and Lane Keeping Assist, delivering a ride stable, cognizant of accident avoidance, and capable of reliably helping you remain on track.
  • Opt for an Accord LX sporting Adaptive Cruise Control, and safely distancing yourself from fellow motorists becomes a matter of course.
  • Hill Start Assist provides an extra push up steep inclines, resisting backward motion.
  • A multi-angle rearview camera with Dynamic Guidelines to simplify sliding into that sweet spot at your venue when space is at a premium.
  • The 8-inch high-resolution i-MID screen displays important drive metrics at a glance, so you can keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.
  • Bluetooth hands-free calling and wireless audio streaming as well as Pandora support via a 160-watt, four-speaker audio system to keep you both connected and entertained. 

Where can I learn more about the Honda Accord of this comparison to the Toyota Camry near me? At the Honda Gallery in Reading MA!

 

You'll surely be impressed to see that they extend well beyond the well-appointed Honda Accord LX base. Try out a new Honda Accord Sport to indulge your inner performance driver. You can opt for a 2017 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 to witness more than a bit of extra power under the hood. If you're planning a long getaway, take a spin in a new Honda Accord Touring, a model of the long haul. No matter your predilection, our 88-98 Walkers Brook Dr. showroom in Reading can set you up, and with the accompanying know-how of one of our Honda enthusiasts, we think you'll find it impressive, indeed.