When a consumer is shopping for a new car, finding a vehicle with excellent fuel economy is usually high on the priority list.
In the realm of currently available sedan models, you may wonder how the 2017 Toyota Camry mpg measures up against the competition. Does the Camry excel in the area of fuel efficiency—or will a rival sedan like the 2017 Honda Accord stretch your fuel dollars further?
The 2017 Honda Accord models equipped with a CVT achieve an EPA-estimated fuel economy of an impressive 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.* Models with a 6-speed manual transmission get an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.*
The Toyota Camry, in contrast, delivers only up to 24 city mpg and 33 highway mpg at its high end; at the low end, the Camry achieves just 21 city mpg and 30 highway mpg.
The Accord lineup additionally includes a hybrid model that delivers an impressive EPA-estimated 49 mpg in the city and 47 mpg on the highway.*
Under the hood, the Accord models once again best the Camry.
Two engine options are available for the Accord trim levels—each more powerful than its Camry counterpart:
- The Accord’s 2.4L i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine (standard in the LX to EX-L models) produces up to 189 hp and up to 182 lb-ft of torque.
- The Accord’s 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine (standard in the EX-L V-6 and Touring trims) delivers 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque.
In comparison, the Toyota Camry’s standard 2.5L 4-cylinder engine offers just 178 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque, while the Camry’s available 3.5L V6 engine generates just 268 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque.
Take a Ride in the Exceptional Accord
The 2017 Honda Accord has much more going for it than just beating the Toyota Camry mpg ratings. Drivers can further explore the impressive offerings of the new Accord at any Capital Region Honda Dealers location.
Stop by any of our affiliated dealerships or contact us today to learn more about the outstanding Accord and to take it out on the road for a test drive.
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.