Toyota vs. Honda: Battle of the Brands in 2021

2021 Toyota Venza | 2021 Honda Passport front 3/4 view
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Toyota vs. Honda: Which Japanese Automaker Is Right for You?

Toyota and Honda are leading car manufacturers known for packaging performance, comfort, and quality at a reasonable price. They build and sell a wide array of cars, SUVs, and trucks to meet the needs of any driver.

But there are marked differences between the Japanese carmakers. Toyota focuses on dependability and reliability, which means it can be slow to introduce new technology and incorporate the latest features. Meanwhile, Honda prizes performance, continually seeking to improve speed and handling.

To see how these brands compare, we’ve evaluated Toyota and Honda vehicles by segment. The winner of each category is determined using its overall score from U.S. News & World Report. These scores combine the vehicle’s ratings for performance, interior quality, reliability, and safety. The brand awarded the most segments wins this battle of the brands competition.

Keep in mind that as more information becomes available, U.S. News ratings may change. Be sure to refer to a vehicle’s individual page for its most current score.

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