Drivers looking for a new family sedan have a lot of tough decisions to make. The class is full of great vehicles, and the competition is fierce. That being said, we think that two midsize sedans stand out amongst all the others in the class: the 2017 Toyota Camry near Athens, AL and the 2017 Honda Civic. Compare them for yourself here, then check out all of our new Toyota cars near Hartselle, AL and our pre-owned Toyota cars near Huntsville, AL. We're looking forward to hearing from you soon so contact Serra Toyota of Decatur today!
Both of these great midsize sedans offer large interiors, powerful engine options, a generous amount of interior space and high-quality styling. The Camry also offers both luxury and sport trim levels that allow drivers to choose based on driving preference. So what are the main differences between the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Honda Civic, and does one have the competitive advantage over the other? Read on for an in-depth comparison between these two competitive midsize sedans.
The 2017 Honda Civic Sedan comes in five trim levels: LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L and Touring. The LX and EX trims come standard with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque. The EX-T comes equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 174 horsepower and 167 pound-feet of torque, while the EX-L and top-of-the-line Touring trims come standard with a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Standard safety features of all trims include Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, the Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, a multi-angle rearview camera, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System, side curtain airbags with rollover sensor and 3-point seat belts for all seating positions.
The 2017 Toyota Camry comes in seven trim levels: LE, XLE, SE, XSE, Hybrid LE, Hybrid SE and Hybrid XLE. All sedan trim levels come standard with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine that makes 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque, but if you’re looking for more power, you also have the option to choose a 3.5-liter V6 DOHC engine that makes an impressive 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. All hybrid trim levels come standard with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder DOHC VVT-i engine. All trim levels come standard with safety features like Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, the 4-wheel Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, the Tire Pressure Monitor System, Brake Assist, Smart Stop Technology, ten airbags, 3-point safety belts for all seating positions, the LATCH system, front and rear energy-absorbing crumple zones, collision sensors and many more. Looking for advanced safety systems? The 2017 Camry has available safety features like Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. If technology features are your top priority, the 2017 Camry has you covered there, too. The sedan comes available with wireless charging, a navigation system with up-to-the-minute traffic updates, advanced voice recognition and Entune App Suite.
While we think both the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Honda Civic make great family sedans, the 2017 Camry has the competitive edge with more standard and available safety systems, a more powerful engine and a larger interior. Drivers interested in learning more about this great sedan are encouraged to contact us here at Serra Toyota of Decatur.