2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Vs 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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In the following article, you will be able to see the differences and the similarities between two bitter rivals – 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid and 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Honda Accord is expected to go on sale in India on October 25 and it when it does, the Camry will be challenged immediately.


Let’s start with the dimensions of the two cars. Honda Accord hybrid will be slightly larger than its competitor, as it is 4933mm long, 1849mm wide and 1464mm high. Furthermore, the Accord will have a wheelbase that measures 2776mm. On the other hand, the hybrid version of a Camry is 4850mm long, 1825mm wide and 1480mm high. In addition, the wheelbase is 2775mm.


Some of the most significant features of the Camry include Power Recline Rear Seat, Vehicle Stability Control, Back Monitor with Corner Sensors and Hill-Start Assist Control. If you decide to buy this vehicle you will also get 3 Zone Automatic Climate Control, Front Seat Ventilation System and Collapsible Headrest for Front Passenger Seat. These are, of course, only some of the various features.

Speaking of the Accord, it also comes with a Hill-Start Assist. Furthermore, the car is equipped with dual-stage 6-airbags, start and stop button, dual-zone climate control and rear AC vents. Brake Assist, Multi-view rear view camera and electrically adjustable front seats with memory function are only some of the plethora of features.


A 2.0-liter Atkinson Cycle i-VTEC petrol engine will be combined with Sport Hybrid i-MMD hybrid system in the Accord. The engine is good for 143 bhp and 175 Nm of torque. Furthermore, the 1.3 KW Electric Drive Motor is rated at 181 hp and 315 Nm. The combined output will be 209 bhp, whereas the transmission will be E-CVT.

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On the other hand, a 2.5-liter V4 VVT petrol unit is installed in the Camry together with a 6.5 Ah nickel-metal hybrid battery. The engine is good for 158 bhp and 213 Nm of torque. In addition, the electric motor produces 141 bhp and 270 Nm of torque. The combined output is 203 bhp and 233 Nm of torque. Just like the Accord, E-CVT gearbox is used in the Camry.


In India, the starting price of the 2017 Honda Accord hybrid will be over INR 30 lakh ($44.967). The waiting period for the Accord may be higher, considering that it will import vehicles depending on the demand. In the meantime, Toyota is produced in India and the starting price is INR 30.90 lakh ($46.316).