2020 Honda Civic


2020 Honda Accord

2020 Honda Civic LX


2020 Honda Accord LX
$20,650* MSRP

Starting Price

$24,020* 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

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord: Which is Best?

Looking to upgrade your New London-area commute with a stylish and well-equipped sedan? The 2020 Honda Civic and 2020 Honda Accord are two of the most popular sedans among Westbrook drivers and for good reason. Both deliver powerful and efficient performance and come loaded with convenient features and amenities. But which is the better choice for you? Find out in this Civic vs. Accord comparison from Westbrook Honda.

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord: Price

Take a look at the starting MSRP for the entry-level models of the new Accord and new Civic to see which works best with your budget:

  • 2020 Honda Accord LX CVT – Starting MSRP of $24,020*
  • 2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX 6-Speed Manual – Starting MSRP of $20,650*

The base trim Civic starts with a price that is $3,370 lower than the Accord base model. That’s a significant amount of money and it could be a deciding factor for some Westbrook drivers.

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord: Technology Features

You will enjoy a wide range of comfort, convenience, and tech features, with either the Civic or Accord. Branford drivers will be happy to learn that all of the available trim levels of both of these Honda sedans come equipped with the Honda Sensing® safety suite. Honda Sensing® includes advanced driver assist systems, such as Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keeping Assist. All of these combine to enhance the Civic and Accord safety. While the standard features of both sedans are similar, the entry-level Honda Accord LX adds some amenities that are not available on the base Civic LX trim. These Accord LX features include:

  • Push-Button Start
  • 7-inch Color LCD Screen
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Eco Assist™ System

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord: Performance & MPG Ratings

Middletown-area drivers want a new sedan that can get up to speed on I-95 while still offering the kind of efficient performance that can help cut down on costly visits to the pump, and both the Civic and Accord are up to the challenge. See how their respective engine specs and fuel economy ratings match up:

  • Engine: The Honda Accord comes with a 192-hp 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder base engine, while the Honda Civic is powered by a 158-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder.
  • Transmission: There are three transmission options with the Accord: a 6-speed manual, a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), and a 10-speed automatic with Shift-By-Wire. The Civic also has three transmissions available: a 6-speed manual and two CVT options.
  • MPG Ratings: The Civic MPG rating for the LX with CVT and EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway** rating, while the Accord LX with CVT gets the same EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway***.

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord: Cargo & Passenger Space

While both sedans offer seating for up to five people, it’s important to note that the Civic is a compact sedan and the Accord is a mid-size sedan. With its larger size, the Accord interior offers a maximum passenger volume of 105.6 cubic feet. The smaller Honda Civic interior has 97.8 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Accord also offers 16.7 cubic feet in the trunk, compared to the 15.1 cubic feet you’ll get with the Civic.

Test Drive the Honda Civic or Accord at Westbrook Honda

Still not sure if the Civic or Accord is the best sedan for you? Take each out for a test drive today at Westbrook Honda. Make sure to explore our current Accord lease offers and Civic lease specials to get the best available deal. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or would like more information.

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