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The 2022 Honda Civic is the latest model year entry in the compact-car market, set to dominate its segment for another calendar year as the best compact vehicle in Canada. This model year for the Civic has drawn comparisons to Honda’s Accord as both sport a similar front fascia and body design. The physical appearance of each model are the only similarities however, as each model differs in size, performance, and price. Read on to see the difference between each model, and find your next Civic or Accord here at Cambridge Centre Honda.

Differences Between the Civic and Accord

Starting Price

Despite the Civic being the latest model year compared to the 2021 Accord, and with newer features and technology, it still beats the Accord’s starting price point.

2022 Civic $24,465
2021 Accord $32,570

Interior and Exterior Size

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With the Civic and Accord, you don’t need a measuring tape to see that the Civic is more compact compared to the mid-size Accord. With the smaller body design, the 2022 Civic has slightly less passenger room and cargo space than the Accord. The Civic offers 99 cubic feet of passenger volume, and 14.8 cubic feet of cargo room. The Accord offers drivers slightly more space, 105.6 cubic feet of passenger and 16.7 cu.ft. of cargo space. However, the upcoming Civic Hatchback will offer greater cargo space than the Accord, if drivers prefer.

Performance

The Civic offers the incredibly fun and capable standard 2.0L Direct-Inject VTEC 4 Cylinder engine, pushing out 158hp. The Accord on the other hand comes standard with the 1.5L Direct-Inject VTEC Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine, offering 192hp to power the larger frame. At their base trim levels, the Civic offers 6.9L/100km combined highway efficiency, while the Accord delivers slightly higher 7.2L/100km, although that value climbs significantly on the higher trim options.

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Summary

Overall, both the Civic and Accord are incredibly popular and capable sedans designed to thrive in Canadian cities year-round. There’s a reason why you see so many Accords and Civics still on the roads today, as their popularity remains strong throughout the years for good reason. You truly can’t go wrong with either of these capable sedans.

Find the 2022 Honda Civic and 2021 Accord here at Cambridge Centre Honda, where we have several models available for you to take out for a test drive. Experience the thrill of the Honda brand behind the wheel of the new Civic, built for life here in Ontario. For all your Honda Sales, Service, and Parts needs, trust our experts to help you. Book your appointment, today, to test drive your next Honda vehicle, and get started now.