How Does the 2018 Toyota Camry Compare to the Honda Accord?

Here at Koons Arlington Toyota, We know how important having a reliable vehicle is nowadays. Our team is here to help you find a vehicle that is complementary to your driving needs, and your budget.

In order to help you with your purchasing decision, we have compared one of our most popular models -- the 2018 Toyota Camry -- to its competition: the 2018 Honda Accord and Nissan Altima.

The Toyota Camry is one of our most popular sedans currently available. With its versatile performance abilities, its modern design, and its reliability on the road, many customers have fallen in love with this vehicle, and all of its benefits on the road.


2018 Toyota Camry vs 2018 Honda Accord


So how does the 2018 Toyota Camry compare to the 2018 Honda Accord? Which vehicle offers drivers the best savings and performance?

  • The 2018 Toyota Camry LE has a more affordable starting MSRP ($23,495) than the 2018 Honda Accord LX CVT ($23, 570).
  • The 2018 Toyota Camry offers you 41 highway mpg, while the 2018 Honda Accord only offers 38 highway mpg.
  • Both of these sedans have similar levels of horsepower and torque.
  • These vehicles have similar levels of interior spaciousness, both offering a 5-person seating capacity.
  • The 2018 Toyota Camry comes with standard front knee airbags, while the Honda Accord does not.

As you can see, there are some significant differences between these two vehicles; further, there are a number of ways in which the 2018 Toyota Camry is the better driving option.

The 2018 Toyota Camry vs. the 2018 Nissan Altima

  • Despite having similar four-cylinder engines, the 2018 Toyota Camry's engine produces 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, easily out-performing the 2018 Nissan Altima's base engine specs of just 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.
  • Despite having a more powerful engine, the Camry also achieves higher fuel efficiency numbers than the Altima. Compare the Camry's EPA-estimated 29 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway to the Altima's EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway.
  • The Camry's standard 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters is considerably more responsive and engaging than the Altima's unimpressive standard continuously variable automatic transmission.
  • You'll find standard navigation and adaptive cruise control in the Camry, sure to keep you on the right path; the Altima, on the other hand, only offers this on higher trim levels.
  • The Camry pulls ahead of the Altima with safety features; the Camry comes standard with front knee airbags that aren't available in the Altima, and the Camry has also earned a better front passenger crash test rating (5 stars) from the NHTSA than the Altima (4 stars).
  • Larger passengers will enjoy more front shoulder and hip room, as well as more rear head, hip, and leg room in the Camry compared to the Altima.
  • Last but not least, the base Camry model comes with 3 interior and 7 exterior color options, giving you more control over your vehicle's appearance than the Altima's lesser 1 interior and 6 exterior color options allows.


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If you would like to learn more about our selection of vehicles, including the 2018 Toyota Camry, we invite you to visit us at Koons Arlington Toyota, located in Arlington, VA. Our team would be more than happy to assist you with all of your automotive needs, from purchasing to servicing and everything in between!