2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Honda Accord


Selecting a Honda sedan is simple thanks to the Hugh White Honda team. Our dealership in Athens, OH, has a new inventory that offers both the 2020 Honda Accord and the 2020 Honda Civic. The following review covers the key aspects of each model for your research benefit. Any questions can be directed to our team by calling (877) 826-2654 or contacting us online.

2020 Honda Civic vs. AccordPerformance Specs & Engine

Impeccable power and performance can be found on both the 2020 Honda Accord and the 2020 Honda Civic. Whether you're looking for speed or fuel efficiency, one of the engines in the following table will surely pique your interest.

Model

Engine

Horsepower

Torque

MPG (city/hwy)

2020 Honda Civic

2.0L I4

158 HP

138 lb.-ft.

30/38*

2020 Honda Civic

1.5L turbo I4

174 HP

162 lb.-ft.

32/42*

2020 Honda Accord

1.5L turbo I4

192 HP

192 lb.-ft.

30/38**

2020 Honda Accord

Hybrid

212 HP (total system)

232 lb.-ft.

48/47**

2020 Honda Accord

2.0L turbo I4

252 HP

273 lb.-ft.

23/34**

*25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport 6MT trim. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

**30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX, EX, and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. 48 city/47 highway/48 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

2020 Honda Civic performance

2020 Honda Civic vs. AccordInterior Features

There are some differing interior features between the 2020 Accord and 2020 Civic. For example, the Civic offers an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, while the Accord provides a 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat with four-way power lumbar support. These two impressive SUVs also offer a number of similar interior amenities, like:

  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Four-way power front passenger's seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted controls

Cargo Space

Cargo space is important, so that's why the 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Honda Civic took extra care to ensure you have enough for your cargo needs. You can expect a maximum cargo capacity of 15.1 cubic feet in the Civic and a maximum cargo capacity of 16.7 cubic feet in the Accord.

2020 Honda Civic vs. AccordExterior Features

Both the 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Honda Civic are here to provide you with a sleek and stylish exterior design that will turn heads. Gather the information on the exterior makeup of each sedan by utilizing the following table.

2020 Civic and Accord Exterior Features

  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock™
  • One-touch power moonroof
  • Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Fin-type roof-mounted antenna
  • Integrated LED tail light light bars
  • Heated power outside mirrors

Honda Civic Exterior

2020 Honda Civic exterior

Honda Accord Exterior

2020 Honda Accord exterior

2020 Honda Civic vs. AccordAvailable Technology

While features like touchscreen size and number of speakers may vary between the 2020 Accord and 2020 Civic. Honda ensures you're provided with numerous standard technology features in both sedans. The list below details some of those key technology features.

  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • HondaLink®
  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • HD Radio™
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with voice recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic

2020 Honda Civic vs. Accord​Safety Features

With Honda Sensing® standard on both the 2020 Honda Accord and the 2020 Honda Civic, you can rest assured safety will always be a top priority with each sedan. We've highlighted some of the important safety amenities that the Accord and the Civic will provide for you on your daily drive.

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road departure mitigation system
  • Adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow
  • Lane-keeping assist system
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • Multi-angle rearview camera

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