2016 Honda Accord
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The 2016 Honda Accord and the 2016 Buick Verano are both midsize sedans that are competing for your favor here in the Frankfort and Orland Park, IL area. If you’re shopping for a vehicle in this segment, then you know the competition is fierce. In order to make the best decision on your next car you should read on to see for yourself how these two models compare side by side!

Fuel Economy and Performance

How do these two models stack up when it comes to fuel economy and performance? The 2016 Buick Verano comes standard with a 2.4L four-cylinder that produces 180 hp and 171 lb-ft of torque. It’s rated by the EPA at 21 mpg city/32 mp highway.

Meanwhile, the 2016 Honda Accord uses a 2.4L four to generate 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque, and with the continuously variable transmission it earns an amazing 27 mpg highway/37 mpg highway/31 mpg combined*, based on EPA estimates.

Hungry for more performance? The Verano can be had with 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. According to EPA estimates, this model will earn 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway with automatic transmission.

The Accord can be had with a 3.5L V6 that makes more power at 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque, and is considerably more efficient with 21 mpg city/32 mpg highway based on EPA estimates with the six-speed automatic.

Whether you want power or efficiency, the choice seems clear. The Accord beats the Verano at every turn.


While the 2016 Honda Accord scores a five-star rating in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Rollover test, the 2016 Buick Verano only scores a four-star rating in the Rollover safety test. While the Buick Verano is available with a forward collision and lane departure warning system, it is not available with an automatic collision prevention braking or a lane departure prevention system.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park to Drive the Accord

You can find the latest 2016 Honda Accord here at Community Honda of Orland Park, your local Frankfort and Orland Park Honda dealership. We’re located at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL, so visit us today!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.