2016 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Honda Accord

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Honda Accord

The 2016 Honda Civic and the 2016 Honda Accord are two of the longest running, best selling sedans in the world. They’ve been offering drivers in the United States and right here in Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL reliable, efficient, fun-to-drive transportation for over three decades. Both are Honda models, so you know that with either you’re getting a solid and well equipped car. You probably also know that the Accord is bigger than the Civic. We invite you to read on for more details on how they compare so you can make the right decision for your needs!

Pricing

The 2016 Honda Civic with continuously variable transmission in the base LX trim level starts at $19,440 MSRP, excluding destination and handling fees. The 2016 Honda Accord sedan with the continuously variable transmission in the LX trim level starts at $23,005 MSRP, excluding destination and handling fees.

Efficiency and Performance

The 2016 Honda Civic is more efficient than the 2016 Honda Accord, but the Accord offers more powerful engines:

  • The Honda Civic gets a 2.0L four-cylinder good for 158 hp and up to 31 mpg city/41 mpg highway* in EPA estimates with continuously variable transmission. It is also available with a 174 hp 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder that improves efficiency to 31 mpg city/42 mpg highway in EPA estimates.
  • The Honda Accord uses a 185 hp 2.4L four-cylinder that earns up to 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway. It can also be had with a 3.5L V6 that makes 278 hp and can propel the Accord Sedan from 0 to 60 mph in only 6.1 seconds.

Cargo and Passenger Space

The 2016 Honda Accord is larger than the 2016 Honda Civic, but the difference isn’t dramatic. Take a look at the measurements:

  • The Honda Civic offers 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk, and 97.8 cubic feet of passenger space in the cabin.
  • The Honda Accord offers 15.8 cubic feet of luggage space in the trunk, and 103.2 cubic feet of passenger space in the cabin.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

Both the Honda Civic and Accord are in stock now here at your leading Elgin area Honda dealership, Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, so visit us today or contact us for more information about the Honda Civic or the Honda Accord!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.