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2016 Honda Accord vs.​ Toyota Camry in Kansas City, MO


The mid-sized family sedan segment is crowded, and with the many options available to the Kansas City, MO area, it’s often difficult to find one that’s just right. Comparing models side by side can help. Today we will examine two of the best selling sedans in Kansas City, MO, the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry, to find which of these two provides the superior driving experience, as well as the most standard features.​ 
For the purposes of this comparison, we will be using the 2016 Honda Accord EX with Honda Sensing and the 2016 Toyota Camry XLE.

2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Toyota Camry: Performance

If you want to know how to get strong horsepower and excellent fuel economy from your daily driver, ask Honda. Even with a slightly smaller engine, the 2016 Accord manages to blow the Toyota Camry out of the water. Plus, it’s continuously variable transmission, one of the most responsive in the industry, upshifts quickly and seamlessly to make merging and passing on the highways around Kansas City easy.​ 


2016 Honda Accord


2016 Toyota Camry

2.4L I4


2.5L I4

185 HP


178 HP

181 lb.-ft.


170 lb.-ft.



6-speed automatic

27 MPG city*, 37 MPG hwy*

Fuel Economy

25 MPG city*, 35 MPG hwy*


2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Toyota Camry: Safety and Technology

A good commuter or family sedan keeps its driver content and protects them in a collision. A great sedan keeps its driver entertained and prevents collisions from ever happening. Though we can’t speak for the Toyota Camry, the 2016 Honda Accord falls firmly in the latter category. The latest Accord has plenty of safety and convenience technologies that improve every drive from start to finish.​ 
  • HondaLink® infotainment features Apple CarPlay™ and Google Android Auto™ integration plus Bluetooth streaming and Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®. The Toyota Camry uses a different infotainment system.
  • Push button start is an option on the Toyota Camry XLE, but standard on the Honda Accord EX.
  • A HomeLink® universal transceiver is standard in the Honda Accord, allowing drivers to control garage doors, security gates, and home lighting from the comfort of their car.
  • The 2016 Honda Accord with Honda Sensing™ includes active safety and driver assistance technologies including Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, Collision Mitigation Braking, and more.

2016 Honda Accord vs. 2016 Toyota Camry: Interior and Exterior

Though neither of the two sedans we discuss here are plain, the Honda Accord features the more timeless design, thanks to a beautiful grille and an overall elegant body. Plus, extra attention was paid to the interior of the Honda Accord in its most recent redesign, creating a clean modern interior with more space in the trunk and front row than the Toyota Camry.
  • The Honda Accord gets not only​ automatic headlights​ like those in the Toyota Camry, but​ LED fog lights​ as well.
  • The Honda Accord EX comes with a​ power moonroof​ to provide a view of the stars and a cool breeze. It is only an option on the Toyota Camry.
  • Find a seat that fits you exactly in the Honda Accord, thanks to the​ 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat​ with two-position memory. The Toyota Camry has an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat.
  • The Honda Accord comes with​ illuminated steering wheel buttons​ for cruise control, radio, hands-free calling, and the intelligent Multi-Information Display. The steering wheel in the Toyota cannot do as much.

Test Drive the 2016 Honda Accord in Kansas City, MO Today!

The 2016 Honda Accord EX with Honda Sensing starts at **$27,380 MSRP, and the 2016 Toyota Camry XLE starts at $26,310 MSRP. That’s not a lot more when you consider all the various ways in which the Honda Accord has proved itself as providing more to drivers than the Toyota Camry.
Lease or finance the 2016 Honda Accord through our Honda dealership in Kansas City. You’ll find many new Accord models for sale in our new vehicle online inventory. When you’ve found one in the trim package you like best, call (816) 452-7000 or fill out our contact form to arrange a test drive.  
* Based on 2016 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.
**MSRP does include destination and handling charge
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