Compare 2008 Honda Accord vs 2009 Toyota Camry

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2-Door I4 Automatic EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX 21 30 $21,726 $23,960
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX PZEV 21 30 $21,726 $23,960
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 21 30 $23,533 $25,960
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L PZEV 21 30 $23,533 $25,960
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 21 30 $25,521 $28,160
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 21 30 $25,521 $28,160
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic LX-S 21 30 $20,551 $22,660
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Automatic LX-S PZEV 21 30 $20,551 $22,660
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual EX 22 31 $21,003 $23,160
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual EX-L 22 31 $22,810 $25,160
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual EX-L w/Navi 22 31 $24,798 $27,360
Accord Coupe 2-Door I4 Manual LX-S 22 31 $19,828 $21,860
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 28 $25,656 $28,310
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L PZEV 19 28 $25,656 $28,310
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 19 28 $27,644 $30,510
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 19 28 $27,644 $30,510
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Manual EX-L 17 25 $25,656 $28,310
Accord Coupe 2-Door V6 Manual EX-L w/Navi 17 25 $27,644 $30,510
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX 21 31 $21,635 $23,860
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX PZEV 21 31 $21,635 $23,860
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L 21 31 $23,442 $25,860
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L PZEV 21 31 $23,442 $25,860
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 21 31 $25,430 $28,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 21 31 $25,430 $28,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX 21 31 $19,195 $21,160
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX PZEV 21 31 $19,195 $21,160
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX-P 21 31 $20,099 $22,160
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Automatic LX-P PZEV 21 31 $20,099 $22,160
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual EX 22 31 $20,912 $23,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual EX-L 22 31 $22,720 $25,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual EX-L w/Navi 22 31 $24,708 $27,260
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual LX 22 31 $18,472 $20,360
Accord Sedan 4-Door I4 Manual LX-P 22 31 $19,376 $21,360
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX 19 29 $23,533 $25,960
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX PZEV 19 29 $23,533 $25,960
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L 19 29 $25,430 $28,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L PZEV 19 29 $25,430 $28,060
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi 19 29 $27,418 $30,260
Accord Sedan 4-Door V6 Automatic EX-L w/Navi PZEV 19 29 $27,418 $30,260
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4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic 21 31 $18,678 $20,195
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic LE 21 31 $19,593 $21,650
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic SE 21 31 $20,533 $22,815
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic XLE 21 31 $23,016 $25,575
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 21 31 $17,707 $19,145
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual LE 21 31 $18,643 $20,600
Camry 4-Door Sedan I4 Manual SE 21 31 $19,633 $21,815
Camry 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 19 28 $21,793 $24,215
Camry 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 19 28 $22,939 $25,490
Camry 4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 19 28 $25,823 $28,695
Camry Hybrid 4-Door Sedan 33 34 $23,796 $26,150

Pricing

Invoice Price

$21,726
$18,678

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$23,960
$20,195

Monthly Payment Estimate

$399 / month
$337 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

9.2
7.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

Whether you're looking for a comfy commuter in the $20,000 range or a luxurious, powerful $30,000 family sedan, the newly redesigned 2008 Honda Accord should be on your shortlist. The 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid melds the automaker's proven, hybrid system into America's bread-and-butter sedan. What's not to like?

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Fuel Economy

City

21 mpg 21 mpg

Highway

30 mpg 31 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Compact Mid-Size

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

33.1 38.3

Front Head Room (in)

37.4 38.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

89.7 101.4

Second Hip Room (in)

46.3 53.9

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.4 57.8

Second Head Room (in)

35.1 37.8

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

54.5 56.9

Front Leg Room (in)

42.2 41.7

Front Hip Room (in)

56.4 54.6

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

72.8 71.7

Track Width, Front (in)

62.2 62.0

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- TBD - 5.5

Length, Overall (in)

190.9 189.2

Height, Overall (in)

56.4 57.9

Track Width, Rear (in)

62.2 61.6

Wheelbase (in)

107.9 109.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

11.9 15.0

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.8 x - TBD - 11.65 x - TBD -

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.1 x - TBD - 11.06 x - TBD -

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

18.5 18.5

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

13.08 16.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.4 36.1

Steering Type

Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

2.56 3.2

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P225/50VR17 P215/60R16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P225/50VR17 P215/60R16

Spare Tire Size

T135/80D16 - TBD -

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 100

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 100

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1000

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1000

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3338 3307

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

16 17 x - TBD -

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

8.5 - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- TBD - - TBD -

Engine

Displacement

2.4L/144 2.4L/144

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

190 @ 7000 158 @ 6000

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

MPFI EFI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

162 @ 4400 161 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

21 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

30 31

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

- 25

Transmission

Trans Type

5 5

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.57 0.70

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.00 3.15

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

1.61 2.20

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.44 3.39

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.77 0.98

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

2.65 3.94

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.08 1.41

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda Accord Cpe Toyota Camry

Body Style

2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

0.59 0.63

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

NA NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

1.04 0.95

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent Dual-link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-link NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Double wishbone MacPherson Strut

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 7

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