The 2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Honda Civic: Which Model is Right for You?


Finding the right sedan can be tough. There are numerous auto brands out there, and many brands have multiple sedan offerings, so how do you know if you’re choosing the right one? For those who are brand-loyal to Honda, North Shore Honda has compared two of our popular sedans to help Long Island shoppers make an informed car-buying decision: the 2017 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Honda Civic.

2017 Honda Accord available in Long Island

Off the bat, though both vehicles fit into the sedan category, the 2017 Honda Accord is slightly larger than the 2017 Honda Civic. Because of this, the Accord features a larger engine beneath the hood. The Accord is powered by a 2.4L I4 engine that delivers 185 horsepower, while the Civic is powered by a 2.0L I4 engine that delivers 158 horsepower. Both models offer seating for up to five passengers, but it’s the Accord that has a bit more passenger space. The Accord has a total passenger volume of 103.2 cu-ft, compared to the Civic’s 97.8 cu-ft.

Two Fantastic Sedan Options for Long Island Honda Shoppers

2017 Honda Civic available in Long Island

Because the Accord is slightly larger, it comes with a higher price tag than the Civic; but in this case, a higher price tag also means more standard features. When it comes to infotainment, the Accord features a standard eight-inch i-MID high-resolution display—compared to the Civic’s standard five-inch color LCD screen. However, both models include standard Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink and Bluetooth® Streaming Audio, as well as a 160-watt, four-speaker sound system. It all comes down to what size touchscreen display you’re after.

The Accord is great for smaller families that aren’t interested in an SUV or minivan, while the Civic is a great option for the single shoppers who still wants room for weekend adventures with friends! If we’ve helped you narrow down your decision, we encourage you to check out the current Honda incentives in Long Island at our dealership. You could take advantage of great savings on the 2017 Honda Accord or 2017 Honda Civic—whichever model you’ve decided to go with!

To learn more about the 2017 Honda Accord or Civic and to schedule a test drive at North Shore Honda, contact us at (877) 860-5112.

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Prices shown are manufacturer suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license, or doc fee. Manufacturer vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please contact us with any questions.

**Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

For 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid, 115 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 47 city/46 highway/46 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 13 mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 570 mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Based on 2014 EPA mileage and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-PHEV-label.shtml.