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Compare the 2018 Honda Accord vs. 2017 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Accord vs 2017 Honda Civic

2018 Honda Accord


2017 Honda Civic

1.5L Turbo-Four


2.0L 4-cylinder
192 hp


158 hp
192 lb-ft


138 lb-ft

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Available with two turbocharged engines and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2018 Honda Accord is a premium sedan that's been redesigned under the hood. The 2017 Honda Civic is a small sedan that has an economical design. Both models are shielded by the patented Honda Sensing technology, which includes several accident-avoidance features. Infotainment systems with touch screens and GPS navigation are also installed in the 2018 Accord and 2017 Civic.


The 1.5 L turbocharged engine in the 2018 Honda Accord is rated at just under 200 horsepower. With the 2.0 L turbo engine, you get slightly more than 250 hp. Similarly, the 2017 Civic is available with a 1.5 L engine that has a single-scroll turbocharger. Some of the Civic trims run on a 2.0 L engine that uses natural aspiration for induction. This traditional engine block also includes the i-VTEC technology that's been exclusively developed by Honda. A conventional six-speed manual transmission system is compatible with the Accord and Civic. You can also select an all-new 10-speed automatic transmission for the Accord.

Digital Technology

An 8.0-inch display with a touch-screen menu is available in the 2018 Honda Accord and 2017 Honda Civic. You can swipe the monitor to find directions on the Honda Satellite-Linked GPS Navigation System, which recognizes natural voice commands. It's also a good idea to tune into Honda HD Digital Traffic updates that are broadcast in real time. For additional guidance on Google Maps or Apple Maps, just turn on Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. Speaking of smartphones, the Accord boasts a wireless internet hub that delivers signals at 4G LTE speeds. Both Honda models offer a 10-speaker sound system that's connected to hundreds of music channels on SiriusXM Satellite Radio and HD Radio. Bluetooth could be turned on to stream audio via compatible MP3 players and mobile devices. Additionally, the HondaLink application provides a seamless way to use Bluetooth with smartphones and basic mobile phones.


The Collision Mitigation Braking System can stop the 2018 Honda Accord and 2017 Honda Civic just in time to prevent a crash. Both models have the Adaptive Cruise Control that can automatically calibrate speed in response to traffic flow. When it senses unintentional drifting, the Lane Keeping Assist System adjusts the steering system accordingly. The Road Departure Mitigation System provides additional directional stability on highways with multiple lanes. Available in the Accord, the Traffic Sign Recognition identifies posted speed limits and other important regulations of the road. These Honda sedans have rear vision cameras with colored lines that make it easy to align the wheels with any marked parking lines. The Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control is a traditional safety technology that's standard in the Accord and Civic.

Are you interested in exploring the all-new 2018 Honda Accord? Then contact us at Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg for further information. At our dealership, we also have a large selection of 2017 Honda Civic models.