Head to Head Comparison: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord

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Here we will compare key features between the Camry vs. Accord. Both feature a suite of advanced active safety features. All 2019 Toyota Camrys come with Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P). Meanwhile, every 2019 Honda Accord comes with Honda Sensing®. Looking at basic and powertrain warranties, the 2019 Camry also has one major warranty advantage: all new Toyota vehicles come with ToyotaCare.

In this Camry comparison, you’ll see how the Accord stacks up against one of Toyota’s most recognizable vehicles.

Published date: 01/29/2019

Head to Head Comparison: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord

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Safety: Head to Head Comparison: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord

Each 2019 Toyota Camry comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P).


The Camry features Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA). Honda has Honda Sensing®‘s Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM) and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)® .


Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) and Brake Assist (BA) are designed to help to mitigate potential collisions. These features compare to Honda Sensing®‘s Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS).


Camry offers Automatic High Beams (AHB). The Accord also comes with Auto High-Beam Headlights.


Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) is available for the Camry, which is similar to Honda Sensing®‘s Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow.


The 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE with LED headlights with level control and auto on-off feature is an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus. The 2019 Camry received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA. The 2019 Honda Accord also received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the NHTSA and is a 2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick.

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Performance: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord

In looking at the 2019 comparison of Camry vs. Accord trims, the 2019 Camry often shows higher horsepower numbers. However, the 2019 Camry LE has more horsepower than the 2019 Accord Sport 1.5T.


As well as its superior horsepower performance, the 2019 Camry also boasts better EPA-estimated highway MPG for all trims.


The base grade 2019 Camry L features a different powertrain compared to the 2019 Camry XSE V6. Nevertheless, you’ll find the Camry L still offers the best EPA-estimated highway (41) and overall (34) MPG in this head to head, plus more horsepower than any 2019 Accord LX.


Despite having better horsepower performance than the 2019 Accord Sport 1.5T (192hp vs. 203hp), the 2019 Camry SE also has a lower starting MSRP of $25,550 than the Accord Sport 1.5T, which starts at $26,180. The 2019 Camry SE also has better overall EPA-estimated MPG of 28 MPG city, 39 MPG highway, and 32 MPG combined. To compare, the 2019 Honda Accord Sport 1.5T with 6-speed manual transmission has an EPA-estimated 26 MPG city, 35 MPG highway, and 30 MPG overall.

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Fuel Economy: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord

Now we will compare the fuel economy of the 2019 Toyota Camry vs. the 2019 Honda Accord.


Across all grade comparisons except for the 2019 Camry XSE V6 vs. 2019 Accord Sport 2.0T, the 2019 Toyota Camry features a better EPA-estimated highway MPG than the 2019 Honda Accord.


The 2019 Toyota Camry XSE V6 and 2019 Honda Accord Sport 2.0 have equal EPA-estimated overall MPG numbers, the 2019 Camry SE has better EPA-estimated city, highway, and combined MPG numbers than the similar 2019 Accord Sport 1.5.


All 4-cylinder engine grades of the 2019 Camry provide better performance numbers and better EPA-estimated highway MPG. This also includes Camry hybrids. The only two exceptions to this are the 2019 Camry Hybrid SE and Hybrid XLE, which have identical EPA-estimated highway MPG (47) to 2019 Accord Hybrid trims.


Both vehicles offer hybrid drivetrains that will impress those drivers who are looking for a mid-size car with fantastic fuel economy.


Overall, the 2019 Camry has clear advantages, especially when looking at hybrids. The 2019 Camry Hybrid LE proves this with better overall EPA-estimated MPG than all 2019 Honda Accord Hybrid trims.

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Conclusion: 2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2019 Honda Accord Head to Head

For more than 35 years, the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord have been competing head to head in the North American market. Toyota was a Best Resale Value Brand in 2018 according to Kelley Blue Book®. The 2018 Honda Accord also earned a Best Resale Value award from Kelley Blue Book®.


The 2019 Camry offers considerable advantages in both performance and fuel economy when comparing it to the 2019 Accord. In fact, the 2019 Camry boasts higher horsepower and a better EPA-estimated highway MPG across comparable gas-engine trims.


If you are looking for a mid-size car with excellent performance, efficiency and quality standard features to choose from, the 2019 Camry offers more power and peace of mind than its direct competitor. Always a fantastic feature, ToyotaCare ensures you have complimentary scheduled maintenance for the first two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. Plus, it also includes free 24-hour roadside assistance for two years and unlimited miles.

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