Vehicle Comparisons:
2020 Honda Accord vs Toyota Camry

2020 Honda Accord 2020 Toyota Camry

The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry are two of the most dependable sedans on the road. Which one has what you’re looking for in your next car, though? To help drivers in Pittsburgh decide, Baierl Automotive explores what they can do for you in this 2020 Honda Accord vs. 2020 Toyota Camry comparison.

Performance Specs

2020 Toyota Camry Performance SpecsThe 2020 Honda Accord and Toyota Camry both deliver a fun drive and terrific fuel economy. The most powerful Honda engine is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder that gets up to 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The Toyota Camry also offers lots of power under the hood with a 3.5L V6 engine. It gets up to 301 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque.

Both sedans also offer excellent fuel economy. The Accord’s most efficient engine is a 1.5L 4-cylinder that delivers an EPA-estimated 30 MPG city and 38 MPG highway with its LX, EX, and EX-L trims.i You’ll also get great gas mileage in the Camry. With its 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, it can provide you with an EPA-estimated 29 MPG city and 41 MPG highway.ii

Safety Features

2020 Honda Accord SafetyBoth sedans are focused on keeping you and your passengers safe. They protect the driver and front passenger with a pair of front airbags, front side impact airbags, and knee airbags. They even include side curtain airbags that cover both rows of seats. To help you strap in tightly, they also come with front seatbelt pretensioners and Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH).

Each one also includes lots of driver-assistance features. The 2020 Honda Accord comes with Honda Sensing®, while Toyota Safety Sense™ P is standard on the 2020 Toyota Camry. Both systems use a series of cameras and sensors to help prevent accidents.

While the terminology varies by brand, these cars both include technology that can warn you of an imminent collision, engage emergency braking, keep you in the center of your lane, and activate your high beams for you. They also offer a blind spot monitoring system that helps you change lanes. Plus, both the Accord and Camry come with a backup camera that makes backing in or out of a spot safer and easier.

Infotainment Systems

2020 Toyota Camry Technology FeaturesA Bluetooth®-compatible infotainment system comes standard in both the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry. You can stream music, make hands-free calls, or connect to your smartphone apps using Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

There’s lots of music to choose from too. On top of streaming music from your phone, the Camry and Accord offer HD Radio™ and SiriusXM® radio.

Both cars come with a 7-inch touchscreen, but an 8-inch screen is also available. You can also find the fastest route using a voice-activated navigation system. Each system offers turn-by-turn directions. Plus, you and your passengers can stay connected wherever you go using a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Test Drive a Midsize Sedan

Read our Honda Accord reviews and Toyota Camry reviews, then test drive the one that’s right for you at Baierl Automotive! Both sedans offer a fun drive, lots of safety features, and a user-friendly infotainment system to drivers in Pittsburgh.


i. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined MPG rating for LX, EX, and EX-L 1.5T trims. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined MPG rating for Sport 1.5T CVT trim. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined MPG rating for Sport 1.5T 6MT trim. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined MPG rating for Sport and Touring 2.0T trims. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined MPG rating for EX-L 2.0T trim. 48 city/47 highway/48 combined MPG rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims), and other factors.

ii. 2020 EPA-estimated 29 city/41 hwy/34 combined MPG for Camry L; 28 city/39 hwy/32 combined MPG for LE, SE, SE Nightshade; 27 city/38 hwy/31 combined MPG for XLE 4-Cylinder and XSE 4-Cylinder; 22 city/33 hwy/26 combined MPG for XLE V6; 22 city/32 hwy/26 combined for XSE V6; 21 city/31 hwy/25 combined for TRD; 51 city/53 hwy/52 combined MPG for Hybrid LE; and 44 city/47 hwy/46 combined MPG for Hybrid SE and Hybrid XLE. Actual mileage will vary.