2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda Civic

VS
2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX with 6-Speed Manual Transmission

vs.

2020 Honda Accord Sedan LX with CVT transmission
$19,750* MSRP

Price

$23,870* MSRP
158-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

192-hp 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder
97.8 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

105.6 cubic feet
15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space

16.7 cubic feet
5-inch LCD

Screen

7-inch WVGA screen with customizable feature settings
N/A on base model

Pandora® compatibility

Standard on base model

2020 Honda Civic or Accord: Which Is Best?


If you’re shopping for a reliable sedan to take your Union and South Plainfield commute to the next level, then the new 2020 Honda Civic or 2020 Honda Accord are both great choices. But what’s the difference between Honda Civic and Accord models? VIP Honda is here to break them down in terms of price, performance, and interior room to find out whether the Honda Civic or Accord is right for you!

Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord: Starting Price

When it comes to starting price, the Honda Accord and Honda Civic offer competitive pricing that is sure to impress any customer and fit their budget. While the 2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX has a slightly lower starting MSRP of $19,750* you won’t have to break the bank with a 2020 Honda Accord Sedan LX which comes with a starting MSRP of $23,870*.

Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord: Performance & MPG Ratings

Drivers want a sedan that can keep them moving, and the Honda Civic and Accord are both designed with performance in mind. Each comes with its own engine configuration, transmission, fuel economy, and overall performance to meet your driving needs. Take a closer look at the performance specs for the Civic Sedan LX and Accord Sedan LX below:

  • Engine: The Honda Civic Sedan LX is equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque, while the Honda Accord Sedan LX comes with a 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engine that produces 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque.
  • MPG Ratings: With the entry-level LX trim, the 2020 Civic Sedan earns an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/36 mpg highway** rating when paired with a 6-speed manual transmission, while the 2020 Accord Sedan LX earns an EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway** rating with a CVT transmission.

Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord: Cargo & Passenger Space

While you may expect a sedan to be compact, the Civic Sedan LX and Accord Sedan LX both come with comfortable seating for five passengers so everyone can feel relaxed no matter if you’re running errands around town or traveling far from home. Drivers and passengers will surely appreciate the Honda Accord as it offers a maximum passenger volume of 105.6 cubic feet, while you may feel a little more compact with the Honda Civic interior which only offers 97.8 cubic feet. And, when it comes to storage space, the Accord LX features a maximum cargo volume of 16.7 cubic feet and Civic LX drivers will have up to 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

Find the New Honda Civic or Honda Accord for Sale at VIP Honda

Now that you’ve compared the Honda Civic vs. Accord, you can check out more comparisons such as the Honda Civic Hatchback vs. Honda Fit, Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord vs. Toyota CamryHonda Civic vs. Nissan Sentra, Honda Civic vs. Mazda3, or Honda Accord vs. Hyundai Sonata.  You can even check out the difference between the Civic LX and EX models. We have a great inventory of new Civic and new Accord models for sale to meet your needs and fit your budget. Contact us today to learn more when you speak with a member of our sales team and be sure to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Kenilworth!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $930.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**Based on 2020 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.
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