The 2016 Honda Civic vs. the 2016 Honda Accord

Both the 2016 Honda Civic and the 2016 Honda Accord are efficient, stylish, and upscale sedans that have been on the market here in the Frankfort and Orland Park, IL area for decades. They both offer the famous Honda reliability and fun-to-drive dynamics. The major difference is that the Honda Accord is a midsize sedan and the Civic is a small or compact sedan. Take a look at how the details compare!


The 2016 Honda Civic is priced from $18,640 MSRP and the 2016 Honda Accord is priced from $22,205 MSRP, both excluding destination and handling fees. Both start with the LX trim level and a six-speed manual transmission.

Efficiency and Performance

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic

The 2016 Honda Civic offers more efficiency than the 2016 Honda Accord, while the Accord offers a bit more power and performance. Take a look:

  • The Honda Civic starts with a 2.0L four-cylinder that makes 158 hp and earns an EPA estimated 31 mpg city/41 mpg highway/35 mpg combined* with continuously variable transmission. Higher end trims come equipped with a 174 hp 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder that earns an EPA estimated 31 mpg city/42 mpg highway with standard continuously variable transmission.
  • The Honda Accord starts with a 185 hp 2.4L four-cylinder good for up to 27 mpg city/37 mpg highway/31 mpg combined in EPA estimates with continuously variable transmission. A 3.5L V6 engine is offered, and it makes 278 hp and earns up to 21 mpg city/34 mpg highway in EPA estimates with six-speed automatic transmission.

Cargo and Passenger Space

2016 Honda Accord

2016 Honda Accord

The 2016 Honda Accord is larger than the 2016 Honda Civic outside, but inside they actually offer relatively similar dimensions. See for yourself:

  • The Honda Civic has 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space and 97.8 cubic feet of passenger space in the cabin.
  • The Honda Accord has 15.8 cubic feet of trunk space and 103.2 cubic feet of passenger space in the cabin.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park Today

You can drive the current 2016 Honda Civic and Accord right now at Community Honda of Orland Park, your local leading Chicago and Frankfort area Honda dealership. We’re located at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL, only a short trip from anywhere in Chicagoland, so stop by soon to learn more about the all-new Civic and Accord!

*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.