2023 Honda Accord vs. Toyota Camry

Honda Accord vs Toyota Camry at Germain Honda of Dublin

The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry have competed for the top spot among midsize sedans for decades. After the Camry’s recent refresh and the debut of the 11th generation of the Accord, these two familiar rivals remain compelling choices for those searching for a midsize sedan. While it might seem difficult to choose which of these sedans is best for you, Germain Honda of Dublin has created this competitive comparison in which the 2023 Honda Accord faces off against the 2023 Toyota Camry. After you gain a better understanding of the advantages of the Accord, you’ll see why more and more drivers choose Honda.

Quick Specs

2023 Accord

2023 Camry

Better Performance (torque) Positive Negative Accord 1.5T 4-cylinder: 192 lb-ft @1600-5000 RPM (SAE net)
X Camry 2.5-liter 4-cylinder: 184 lb ft @5000 RPM (SAE net)
More Room for Passengers and Cargo Positive Negative Accord passenger volume: 105.7 cubic feet
Accord cargo volume: 16.7 cu ft
X Camry passenger volume: 100.4 cu ft (LE)
X Camry cargo volume: 15.1 cu ft
More Comfort and Convenience Positive Negative Floor mats: Standard on Accord
$299 additional cost per set on Camry
Remote Engine Start: Standard on Accord
Extra cost, dealer installed option on Camry
Active Noise Cancellation: Standard on Accord
Not available on Camry
More Safety and Driver-Assistance Technology Positive Negative Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow: Standard on all Accords
Not available on all Camry Trims
Traffic Jam Assist: Standard on Accord
Not available on Camry
Multi-Angle Rearview Camera: Standard on Accord
Not available on Camry
Honda Accord Engine

Honda Accord Performance

From the very beginning, the Honda Accord has several advantages over the rival Toyota Camry. In terms of power, the Accord has more torque than the Camry. Those searching for a roomy interior should choose the Accord because it offers more passenger and cargo space than the Camry. Other great comfort and convenience amenities found on the Accord are either pricey options or entirely unavailable on the Toyota Camry.

Toyota even has the audacity to charge extra for carpeted floor mats inside the Camry. You’ll also receive standard Remote Engine Start on the Accord. Toyota drivers will have to shell out extra cash to get this dealer installed option on the Camry.

2023 Honda Accord LX vs 2023 Toyota Camry LE

2023 Accord LX

2023 Camry LE

Overall Value

Base MSRP[1] $27,295 $26,220
Destination Charge[1] $1,095 $1,095
City Fuel Economy Rating[2] 29 28

Performance & Engineering

Engine 1.5-Liter, 4 Cyl CVT 2.5-Liter, 4 Cyl 8-speed
Torque 192@1600 184@5000


Passenger Volume (cu ft) 105.7 100.4
Headroom (inches) 39.5 38.3
Front Row Legroom (inches) 42.3 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (inches) 57.9 57.7
Second Row Legroom (inches) 40.8 38
Second Row Shoulder Room (inches) 56.5 55.7
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu ft) 16.7 15.1

Honda Value Comparison

When it comes time to refuel, you’ll experience even more savings thanks to a superior city MPG rating as compared to the Camry2. Even with greater torque, the Accord makes no sacrifices on efficiency.

Turning our attention towards interior dimensions, the Accord continues to outperform the Camry. The Accord LX delivers greater passenger volume and cargo volume than the smaller Camry LE. Those riding up front will enjoy more headroom, legroom, and shoulder room. Rear-seat passengers also have more second-row legroom and shoulder room. Whether you’re headed across town or across the country, the Honda Accord proves to be the better choice compared to the Toyota Camry.

Honda Accord Interior

The Experts Choose Accord

Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award 2023

Honda topped the competition at the 2023 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards3, with the Accord earning the top spot in the Midsize Car Segment.

Car & Driver 10 Best 2023

The 2023 Honda Accord enters the new year by being named on Car and Driver’s 10Best Cars list for 2023[4]. This marks the 37th time the Accord has made the prestigious 10Best list.

What the Critics Say

The Accord isn’t just better than the Camry. This is a mass-market car selling at a keen price—and a better-driving one than many more expensive and pretentious performance cars. It’s the unquestioned victor here and everywhere else mid-size, mid-price vehicles may roam” — Car and Driver
The Honda Accord, however, just seems to be smarter, sharper, and more user-friendly, and as a whole, offers a more complete and cohesive package. Add in the fact that the style will age more gracefully, and it’s easily the best car in this segment.” — AutoGuide.com
Simply put, Toyota built a better Camry, but Honda built a better car.” — MotorTrend

Germain Honda of Dublin invites you to come experience the tremendous value, seductive style, and cutting-edge technology features found on the dynamic 2023 Honda Accord.

[1] MSRP excludes $1,095 destination charge. Excludes tax, license, registration, and options. Dealer sets own prices.

[2] 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for LX and EX. 51 city/44 highway/48 combined mpg rating for EX-L. 46 city/41 highway/44 combined mpg rating for Sport, Sport-L and Touring. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

[3] Source: Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award 2023 – Midsize Car Segment – https://www.kbb.com/awards/best-buy-awards-midsize-car/

[4] Source: Car and Driver Magazine 2023 – https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a42187877/10best-cars-2023/