2020 Honda Accord vs. Civic

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Get behind the wheel of an iconic sedan that proves its value over every mile. The 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Honda Civic are sculpted to elevate your daily drive in every way. To help you learn which model best suits your lifestyle, Lee's Summit Honda in Lee's Summit, MO, created the following Accord vs. Civic comparison guide. Once you're ready, browse through our inventory to see which models interest you.

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The 2020 Honda Accord and 2020 Honda Civic both give you the option of two engines to choose from, each on delivering a unique blend of power and control. View the specs of each powertrain below.


Engine Specs

2020 Honda Accord

  • 1.5L I4 engine
    • 192 HP
    • 192 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 30 city/38 hwy MPG
    • Six-speed manual transmission
  • 2.0L I4 engine
    • 252 HP
    • 273 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 23 city/34 hwy MPG
    • Ten-speed automatic transmission

2020 Honda Civic

  • 1.5L I4 turbo engine
    • 158 HP
    • 138 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 32 city /42 hwy MPG
    • CVT transmission
  • 2.0L I4 engine
    • 158 HP
    • 138 lb.-ft. of torque
    • 30 city/38 hwy MPG
    • CVT transmission


Step inside a cabin that makes you feel right at home. The 2020 Honda Civic and 2020 Honda Accord both include dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt and telescope steering column, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. However, the 2020 Honda Civic includes slightly more interior features, such as:

  • Driver's and front passenger's power windows with auto-up/down
  • Driver's and front passenger's illuminated window and door lock controls
  • Center console with sliding armrest
  • Rear seat heater ducts


Drive with confidence knowing that your Honda Accord or Civic boasts style and refinement. These models are both equipped with exterior features that are as functional as they are stylish. These amenities include:

  • One-touch turn indicators
  • Capless fuel filler
  • Rear window defroster with timer
  • Body-colored door handles
  • LED headlights with auto-on/off
  • Moonroof

Honda Accord Exterior

2020 Honda Accord exterior

Honda Civic Exterior

2020 Honda Civic exterior


Drive with a sedan that takes safety seriously. Both the 2020 Honda Civic and 2020 Honda Accord include Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technologies that take the necessary steps to keep you secure. Some features included within Honda Sensing® for the Civic and Accord include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road departure mitigation system
  • Adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow
  • Lane keeping assist system


Take advantage of the latest technologies with the 2020 Honda Civic and 2020 Honda Accord. The Civic includes an additional headlights-on reminder feature and an electronic remote trunk release. Some features that are included in both the Civic and Accord include:

  • Push button start
  • Cruise control
  • HomeLink® Remote System
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®

2020 Honda Civic on road

Which Honda Sedan is for You?

With such great features in each design, deciding between these two sporty sedans can be difficult. If you're looking for efficiency at its finest and stable reliability, the 2020 Honda Civic might be the choice for you. However, if you're looking for a slightly more spacious interior and dynamic performance, the 2020 Honda Accord could be the better model choice.

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