2021 Toyota Camry vs. 2021 Honda Accord

2021 Toyota Camry


2021 Honda Accord
$25,045 MSRP*

Starting Price

$24,970 MSRP
203 hp

Base Engine Horsepower

192 hp
301 hp

Max Engine Horsepower

252 hp
28 city / 39 highway**

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

30 city / 38 highway

AWD Capabilities?


The Toyota Camry and Honda Accord are without a doubt two of the leading midsize sedans on the Metairie streets. These two sedans have been rivals from the start, and it’s no mystery as to why. Both offer strong performance, leading efficiency, and advanced cabin amenities. However, you can only bring one new ride home to New Orleans. So, will it be the Honda Accord or Toyota Camry? Compare the Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord with us and we think you’ll see why we believe the Camry is the better buy! Read on below to learn more.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Pricing

One of the first things you may look at when researching your next vehicle is the price. For less than a hundred dollars more, opting for the Toyota Camry will allow you to enjoy more standard features than Accord drivers. To get an idea of which trims might suit your budget, compare Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord pricing here:

  • 2021 Toyota Camry: The base Toyota Camry LE trim starts at $25,045 MSRP*. The top-tier XSE V6 starts at $35,620 MSRP*. You can also select a hybrid model, with the LE Hybrid starting at $27,270 MSRP*.
  • 2021 Honda Accord: The LX Honda Accord starts at $24,970 MSRP, with the top trim starting at $36,900 MSRP. You can enter the Accord hybrid line at $26,570 MSRP.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Performance

The Camry and Accord both bring solid specs to the table for 2021. However, if you’re looking for more horsepower, the Camry scorches the Accord at every level. Explore the performance output of the Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord here:

2021 Toyota Camry: 

  • 2.5L four-cylinder engine that offers 203 hp. EPA-estimated 28 city / 39 highway fuel economy. 
  • 3.5L V6 engine that offers 301 hp. EPA-estimated 22 city / 32 highway fuel economy. 
  • While FWD is standard, the Toyota Camry offers an optional AWD drivetrain. 

2021 Honda Accord: 

  • 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 192 hp. EPA-estimated 29 city / 35 highway fuel economy (with CVT).
  • 2.0L turbocharged engine that produces 252 hp. EPA-estimated 30 city / 38 highway fuel economy (with 10-speed automatic).
  • The Honda Accord only comes with a FWD drivetrain.

Honda Accord or Toyota Camry: Interior & Safety

The Toyota Camry was redesigned for 2021, delivering a refreshed interior and plenty of new specs like the new Toyota Safety Sense™ system. The latest rendition of the Toyota Safety Sense™ system adds advanced driver assistance technology and is equipped with cameras and radars. Along with the latest safety features, the Camry delivers a cabin that feels sophisticated and modern. The Honda Accord offers a suite of safety features, but it’s a step behind the Camry.

  • 2021 Toyota Camry: The Toyota Camry offers seating for five and is built with the new Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS-2.5+). You can also look forward to an integrated backup camera with dynamic gridlines, 10-inch color Heads Up Display (HUD), 9-inch touchscreen, wireless device charging, smartphone compatibility, and 9 premium JBL speakers.
  • 2021 Honda Accord: The Honda Accord sedan also accommodates five and offers Honda Sensing. This model provides Bluetooth connectivity, an 8-inch information interface, smartphone compatibility, a rearview camera, and a four-speaker sound system. 

Test Drive the Toyota Camry at Ray Brandt Toyota!

While the Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord comparison is a heavy-weight bout for both models, we think the overall Camry package serves up a knockout blow. We think the Camry offers a better value and superior specs. Whether you crave enhanced horsepower, AWD capabilities, or head-turning style for your La Place travels, the 2021 Toyota Camry is the right choice. With us, you can quickly sell your car in Kenner to earn money towards your upgrade. Contact us today to learn more about this incredible sedan!

*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,175 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,365 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

**Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

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