Toyota Camry vs Honda Accord

Toyota Camry vs honda accord madisonville ky

The Toyota Camry and Honda Accord have long been two front-runners in the midsize sedan class, and the 2021 models are no different. These two sedans offer some of the most impressive performance, infotainment, and safety features in the class.In this comparison, our team at Watermark Toyota of Madisonville will show you how these models stack up in all the ways drivers around Madisonville, Owensboro, and Henderson, KY, care about most.

Toyota Camry vs Honda Accord: Performance

honda accord vs toyota camry

Both the 2021 Toyota Camry and the 2021 Honda Accord offer an array of engine options, including available hybrid powertrains. Commuters will be delighted with either the Camry Hybrid or Accord Hybrid, as they both offer similar fuel ratings. As an example, the Camry SE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, and XSE Hybrid trims earn an EPA-estimated 44 city/47 highway MPG.1

When it comes to power, though, the Camry has the Accord beat with both standard and available gas equipment:

2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Honda Accord

Standard Power

203 HP / 184 lb-ft of torque

192 HP / 192 lb-ft of torque

Top Power Output

301 HP / 267 lb-ft of torque

252 HP / 273 lb-ft of torque

The cherry on top of the cake for the Camry in this category is its available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system, which can detect low-traction situations and send up to 50% of torque to the rear wheels. You’ll have to be extra careful with the Accord’s singular drivetrain, a less-controlled front-wheel drive (FWD) system.

2021 Camry vs Accord: Technology Features

Toyota Camry Technology Features madisonville kyIn today’s day and age, infotainment is a top priority. Both models offer standard touchscreen infotainment systems with smartphone integration and available upgrades like navigation.

However, only the 2021 Toyota Camry offers an available 9-inch touchscreen. The biggest you’ll get with the Accord is an 8-inch screen. On this larger screen of the Camry, you’ll have intuitive pinch-and-zoom capability on the navigation screen.

Additionally, the Toyota Camry throws Amazon Alexa compatibility into the mix. Ask questions, add items to your shopping list, and even interact with your other smart devices with the sound of your voice.

You’ll need a co-pilot with an extra set of hands and eyes to do this for you in the Accord.

Toyota Camry vs Accord: Safety Systems & Ratings

Toyota Camry Safety madisonville kyToyota and Honda are two of the leading brands when it comes to driver-assistance technology. The 2021 Camry and 2021 Accord offer robust standard active safety suites. With the Camry’s standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+), you’ll get:

  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/ SA)
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/ PD)
  • Road Sign Assist (RSA)

In addition to these features, which are similar to the Honda Accord’s standard Honda Sensing® features, the Camry also offers an available Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan.

The Honda Accord also gives you a bird’s-eye view with its multi-angle rearview camera. However, this camera system is fixed, which denies you the capability of scanning your perimeter like you can with the Camry’s system.

The Watermark Toyota Advantage

As you can see, the 2021 Toyota Camry comes out on top in every imaginable way. When you consider all the additional perks you’ll get from purchasing your Camry at Watermark Toyota of Madisonville, it’s a no-brainer.

Camry shoppers near Madisonville, Owensboro, and Henderson, Kentucky, will be covered under Watermark Warranty Forever®. Plus, you’ll be able to reserve a vehicle in advance. Give us a call today to schedule a test drive and reserve the 2021 Toyota Camry trim that catches your eye!

1.  EPA-estimated 28 city/39 hwy/32 combined MPG for 2021 Camry LE, SE and SE Nightshade Edition; 27 city/38 hwy/31 combined MPG for 2021 Camry XLE 4-Cylinder and XSE 4-Cylinder; 22 city/33 hwy/26 combined MPG for 2021 Camry XLE V6; 22 city/32 hwy/26 combined MPG for 2021 Camry XSE V6; 21 city/31 hwy/25 combined MPG for 2021 Camry TRD; 51 city/53 hwy/52 combined MPG for 2021 Camry LE Hybrid; and 44 city/47 hwy/46 combined MPG for 2021 Camry SE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid and XSE Hybrid. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See

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