2021 Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord

2021 Toyota Camry vs. 2021 Honda Accord
2021 Toyota Camry


2021 Honda Accord
$24,970 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?


Shopping the New Albany car market for an efficient and stylish midsize sedan? It’s inevitable that your search for a new vehicle will come down to the 2021 Toyota Camry vs. the 2021 Honda Accord. These sedans have competed for the attention of Louisville drivers for years, pulling shoppers back and forth between the fashionable designs, interior conveniences, and high-quality performance offered by both models. Nonetheless, we here at Toyota of Louisville believe that you will find the new Toyota Camry a better choice than the Honda Accord. Compare the specs and features of the Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord below, then perform your own in-depth research through our online model showroom tool!

2021 Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord: Starting MSRPs

The most important factor for many Elizabethtown drivers is the starting price when choosing between the Honda Accord or Toyota Camry. Although both sedans have the same starting MSRP, drivers will get more performance power and a wider range of standard features on the 2021 Toyota Camry. Find out more about Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord prices below:

  • 2021 Honda Accord: The base trim of this car also starts at $24,970 MSRP, and the top trim starts at $36,900 MSRP. The Accord also offers four hybrid models, which will start at $26,570 MSRP.
  • 2021 Toyota Camry: This sedan starts at $24,970 MSRP* for the base LE trim, and the top XSE V6 trim level starts at $35,545 MSRP*. There are also four hybrid models available, which start at $27,270 MSRP*.

2021 Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord: Performance Specs

The Camry and Accord both deliver undeniably fantastic handling and responsive driving. However, the 2021 Camry simply offers more power on its base configuration and upgraded engine compared to the Accord:

2021 Honda Accord: 

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

2021 Toyota Camry: 

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

2021 Toyota Camry vs. Honda Accord: Interior Features & Safety Technology

The Toyota Camry has been completely revamped for its 2021 model year and includes a refurbished interior that offers a more sleek feel for the modern Frankfort driver. Most impressively, the Camry comes outfitted with the new Toyota Safety Sense™ system, which provides intelligent driver-assistance features, advanced cameras, and radar detection. 

The Honda Accord has a stylish interior and a well-rounded safety system of its own, but it can’t compare to the suite of interior features and safety systems provided by the Camry.

  • 2021 Honda Accord: The Honda Accord sedan seats five and comes with the standard Honda Sensing suite of safety features. It also has Bluetooth, an 8-inch information interface, smartphone compatibility, a rearview camera, and a four-speaker sound system. 
  • 2021 Toyota Camry: The Toyota Camry also seats five and comes standard with the new Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS-2.5+) suite of driver-assist safety systems. It also has an integrated backup camera with dynamic gridlines, 10-inch color Heads Up Display (HUD), a 9-inch touchscreen, wireless device charging, smartphone compatibility, and an audio system with 9 premium JBL speakers.

Explore the 2021 Toyota Camry at Toyota of Louisville Today!

Make no mistake, whether you’re choosing the Toyota Camry or Honda Accord, you’re getting a great vehicle for your dollar. However, the 2021 Camry just has better performance specs and more features to offer drivers all across the Jefferonsville region. Reach out to the Toyota of Louisville team to schedule a test drive of the Camry, explore available Camry configurations, or apply for financing!


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