The 2019 Honda Civic vs. 2019 Honda Accord comparison is a showdown with no losers. With that said, your driving habits and personal tastes may determine which of these topline sedans deserves to be driven around Anaheim Hills with you behind the wheel. Do you want more room and more power? Or would you prefer to drive something with a sportier look that’s also more affordable? The experts in the Weir Canyon Honda service department decided to help you with this car-buying adventure by creating the Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord comparison below.
Civic vs. Accord: Pricing
The 2019 Honda Civic Sean LX 6-Speed Manual has an affordable starting MSRP of $19,450 —that’s a lot of car for not a lot of price. The 2019 Honda Accord LX CVT starts at a more expensive $23,720 MSRP*. Right off the bat, if price is your main concern, the Accord has an edge. With that said, the features may close that lead.
Accord vs. Civic: Technology
The base-level Accord has the technological edge over the base trim Civic. In fact, there are several features that come standard on the Accord and not the Civic. These features include:
- 7-inch WVGA screen with customizable feature settings
- Pandora® compatibility
- Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR), part of the Honda Sensing® suite
Accord vs. Civic Performance Comparison
The Honda Civic is small and sporty, while the Accord is a powerful mid-size sedan. Both styles have a lot to offer Yorba Linda drivers. Here’s what the size and mechanical differences mean for the Accord and Civic:
- Engine: The Honda Accord comes with a 192-hp 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder, and the Honda Civic gets a 158-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder.
- Transmission: The Accord offers a few transmissions: a 6-speed manual, a CVT, and Electronic CVT, and a 10-speed automatic. The Civic is available with a 6-speed manual or two CVT options.
- MPG Ratings: With the entry-level LX trim, the 2019 Civic earns an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/ 36 mpg highway** rating, and the 2019 Accord LX earns an EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway**.
Civic vs. Accord: Cargo & Passenger Space
Space is another key difference in this Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord comparison. While both sedans can seat five people, the Honda Accord interior offers more space for passengers to stretch out in. The Accord has a passenger volume of 105.6 cubic feet, the Civic has a passenger volume of 97.8 cubic feet. Also, the Accord has a max cargo volume of 16.7 cubic feet, which is larger than the Civic, which has 15.1 cubic feet available on Riverside grocery runs.
Test Drive the Honda Civic or Accord at Weir Canyon Honda!
The end of the Honda Accord vs. Honda Civic comparison is nigh—do you have a preference yet? Regardless of your answer, it’s probably time to visit us at Weir Canyon Honda to test drive both. If you’re leaning towards space and power as your preferences, test drive one of our new 2019 Honda Accord models. On the other hand, the high efficiency and price of the Civic is not to be ignored, so take a look at our Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra comparison. Schedule a test drive at Weir Canyon Honda near Tustin today!
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $920.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**Based on 2019 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.