2017 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Accord: Which is Better? | Michigan City, IN

2017 Honda Civic
2017 Honda Accord

2017 Honda Civic

Engine:

2.0L I-4

Horsepower:

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

138 lb-ft @ 4200 rpm

Fuel Economy:

28 city / 40 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

6-Speed Manual Transmission

2017 Honda Accord

Engine:

2.4L I-4

Horsepower:

185 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

181 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm

Fuel Economy:

23 city / 32 hwy mpg *

Transmission:

6-Speed Manual Transmission

2017 Honda Civic vs 2017 Honda Accord

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Honda produces two of the most popular cars in America: the 2017 Civic and 2017 Accord. You can order these cars in 2- and 4-door models. The Civic hatchback is all-new for 2017, with dramatic styling and generous cargo capacity. The Accord is the benchmark sedan in its class, and introduced this year the new Hybrid and the Sport Special Edition. The comprehensive Honda Sensing Package is available on all Accord trims (standard on Touring and Hybrid models), as well as LED headlights, remote start, auto high beam, heated rear seats, and rain-sensing wipers.

Performance

The 2017 Civic base engine is a 2.0L I-4 unit delivering 158 horsepower, 138 lb-ft of torque and 31/41 city/highway mpg with the automatic CVT transmission. You can upgrade to the 1.5L turbo I-4 with up to 205 horsepower, 192 lb-ft and 32/42 mpg. The larger Accord is standard with a 2.4L I-4 packing 185 horsepower, 181 lb-ft and 27/36 mpg with the CVT automatic. The optional engine is the 3.5L V6 with 278 horsepower, 252 lb-ft and 21/33 mpg. The Accord Hybrid combines a 2.0-liter I4 with an AC synchronous electric motor to produce 212 horsepower, 232 lb-ft and 49/47 mpg.

Dimensions

The Civic is 10.2 inches shorter than the Accord, and its wheelbase is 3 inches smaller. The Accord sits 2 inches higher and weighs about 500 pounds more than the Civic. The turning diameter of the Accord is 38.1 feet, and 35.7 feet for the Civic. The Accord has a larger interior, with 0.7 cubic feet of extra trunk space and 5.4 more cubic feet of passenger space, but the Civic Hatchback has an amazing cargo capacity of 46.2 cubic feet.

Features

Both 2017 models come with driver, passenger, front side, front head curtain, and rear head curtain air bags. A popular available feature is Honda Sensing, which includes lane-keep assist, road-departure mitigation, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, collision-mitigation braking and lane departure warning. Other safety features are a rearview camera and LaneWatch, which allows you to monitor your right-side blind spot. Accord also offers a multi-angle rearview camera. For 2017, the Accord Sport Special Edition has a leather interior with red stitching. The Civic has an optional premium 450W, 10-speaker, system and a one-touch power moonroof. Both models offer HomeLink remote system and LED headlights.


Our Honda dealership offer great service that always exceeds customers’ expectations, as well as an extensive inventory and terrific prices. Stop in today to test drive the 2017 Honda Civic and 2017 Accord – both will impress you with their value, reliability and performance.

* 23 city / 32 highway / 26 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 27 city / 36 highway / 30 combined mpg rating for CVT models. 26 city / 34 highway / 29 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT models. 21 city / 33 highway / 25 combined mpg rating for V-6 models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

** 28 city / 40 highway/ 32 combined mpg rating for LX model with 6-speed manual transmission. 31 city / 40 highway / 34 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 31 city / 42 highway / 35 combined mpg rating for EX-T model with 6-speed manual transmission. 32 city / 42 highway / 36 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.