2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Honda Civic

Honda makes great cars, and the longstanding tradition of quality and style of the Accord midsize sedan and the Civic compact car are continued – and then some – in the 2017 Honda Accord and the 2017 Honda Civic. We'll take a look at how they compare in our never-ceasing efforts to help you make a well-informed decision when you're on a Continental Motors lot.

The 2017 Honda Accord is a well-built midsize sedan with a bold, strong style that features smooth lines and a boomerang-shaped front fascia. There are very few sedans in its class that will be able to keep up with the power that will arise from the powertrain, as you start with 185 horsepower in the base trim and move rapidly up to 278 HP in the top trim levels. The 2017 Honda Civic has a formidable power base for a compact, with horsepower that ranges from 158 to 174 HP depending on the trim option, and its design shares the panache of the Honda style with the playfulness that is a must for a lightweight compact car.

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2017 Honda Accord Vs. 2017 Honda Civic
Midsize Sedan Vehicle Class Compact Car
27, 36 Top MPG (city, highway) 31, 40
185 to 278 Horsepower 158 to 174
6 Trim Options 5
3,170 to 3,605 Curb Weight (pounds) 2,742 to 2,923
Yes 2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick? Yes

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There's plenty more to enjoy with the 2017 Honda Civic and Accord, as the 2017 Civic tops out at a wallet-friendly 31 mpg city, 40 mpg highway in trim levels with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Those are superb numbers for a compact car. The 2017 Accord is no slouch, either, as it averages 27 mpg city, 36 mpg highway in trims with CVT.

Both are superb buys not only because of the fuel savings, power and design, but because of the comfort that comes with models that both were an IIHS Top Safety Pick in 2016, and with an anticipated Top Safety Pick designation for 2017 forthcoming. This means that both are among the most impact-resistant models in their class.

If you're looking for a stylish car that will out-perform everything else in its class - and for a nice price, to boot - then please see the 2017 Honda Accord and 2017 Honda Civic stock on our lot at Continental Honda, 5901 S. La Grange Road, Countryside IL, also serving the nearby Naperville and Chicagoland areas, among other nearby cities. For more information about the Honda models on our lot, call (888) 865-0378 or come visit us at the dealership so we can set you up with a test drive.

2017 Honda Accord exterior
2017 Honda Civic exterior
2017 Honda Accord interior
2017 Honda Civic interior

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