2021 Toyota Camry vs. 2021 Honda Accord: Head to Head

2021 Toyota Camry front 3/4 view (top) 2021 Honda Accord front 3/4 view (bottom)
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Camry vs. Accord: Which Is Better?

The Toyota Camry and Honda Accord are both safe, fuel-efficient, and well-equipped midsize sedans with upscale interiors, comfortable seats, and good overall driving dynamics. It comes as no surprise they both perform well in our ranking of midsize cars

If you’re in the market for a midsize sedan, it would arguably be a mistake not to cross-shop these two rivals. Once you have a solid grasp of what each car offers and what sets them apart, it should be easier to decide which midsize car is the best choice for you.

Toyota completely redesigned the Camry for the 2018 model year. The latest generation comes with more safety features, an updated infotainment system, sportier handling, more powerful engines, and improved fuel economy. Since the redesign, Toyota has also made Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa standard. In addition, all-wheel drive and a performance-oriented TRD model are available.

The 2021 Accord sees some major updates over the 2020 model, including discontinuing the manual transmission, reshuffling trims, and adding a new Sport Special Edition trim. The latest Accord also gets an 8-inch touch screen, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay as standard. Honda last redesigned the Accord for 2018, improving the current generation with more cargo space, more standard safety aids, and new, fuel-sipping turbocharged engine options.

We used U.S. News Best Cars reviews and scoring data to compare these cars in the categories that matter most to midsize sedan shoppers. Whether you prioritize safety, reliability, price, performance, comfort, interior quality, or another key metric, you should find all the information you need on the following pages.

We regularly update our scores and rankings as new data and expert research become available. For this reason, the scores and category winners in this article may not always match up with the scores in our rankings and individual vehicle reviews.

Keep reading to learn which midsize sedan wins this head-to-head battle.

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