2018 Toyota Camry vs. 2017 Honda Accord Ultimate Japanese-Best Battle, Which Won? See What Experts Think

Mar 03, 2017 12:10 AM EST | Paul Urban

Toyota and Honda have been two of the strongest rivals in producing the best vehicles the world over. Since both are Japanese brands providing excellent vehicles in almost every category, it is inevitable for people to compare their best offering neck and neck. The 2018 Toyota Camry and 2017 Honda Accord are the closest of its kind so people are excited to know which among the two will eventually reign supreme.

Let the battle begin. According to Auto Nation Drive, the exterior of 2017 Honda Accord has upgraded slightly coming with a new grille, redesigned headlamps and tail lamps. It makes for an overall sporty look which may appeal to those who yearn to drive an upbeat and athletic-looking sedan. In this case, a little update certainly goes a long way.

Taking the sedan to a whole new level, the 2018 Toyota Camry have gone through total redesigning. Its exterior comes highlighted by a larger grille, new headlamps, and larger air intakes. All the other updates give the latest Camry a more aggressive and tougher look and stance. In terms of exterior, both are great, however, because of providing a new version of sedan, Camry in better by a margin.

Moving on to the all-important performance, the 2017 Honda Accord comes available with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing 185-horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. For more power, there is also a stronger and tougher option of a 3.5-liter V-6 engine capable of producing 278-horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. the 2018 Toyota Camry, on the other hand, will come with 3.5-liter V-6 and all-new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed AT. Performance aspect, it is a draw.

As added by The Car Connection, the site particularly likes the 2018 Camry's new styling which is considered no longer bland. Driving experience and enjoyment is also Toyota's priority for the new Camry. Standard safety features are also beefed up. As per 2017 Honda Accord, it boasts of excellent ride and handling. Above average fuel economy is also highlighted along with its roomy cabin with excellent visibility.

At the end of the day, both the 2018 Toyota Camry and 2017 Honda Accord are considered the best in their own right. It is then the buyer's choice, as both sedans are considered good choices. In every competition, there should be a winner as they say. However, in this case, both are clear winners for giving consumers the best features and performance making both cars very tough to beat. Let us see what the video below has to say.

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