2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
Toyota kicked off the hybrid craze over 15 years ago with the debut of the Prius, and since then they have expanded their fuel-efficient and eco-friendly hybrid lineup to eight models in total. With the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Toyota applied the innovative hybrid technology of the Prius to one of the most successful midsize cars of all time. A major competitor of the Camry Hybrid is the Honda Accord Hybrid. Let's see how they measure up in this 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid comparison.
With the time-tested Hybrid Synergy Drive system in the Camry Hybrid, you can count on Toyota's 15 years of proven hybrid experience. Driving the Camry Hybrid, one is aware only of the seamlessness with which Hybrid Synergy Drive combines output from the 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and a high-torque electric motor through its unique transaxle. The system varies power between the gas engine and electric motor, or combines both, as needed. Total system output is 200 horsepower. And with an exceptional combined fuel economy of 40 mpg, you'll be making much less trips to the gas pump in the Camry Hybrid.
|2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid||VS||2017 Honda Accord Hybrid|
|2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine/electric motor||Powertrain||2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine/electric motor|
|115.8 cu-ft||Passenger Volume||109.3 cu-ft|
|38.9 in.||Rear Legroom||33.7 in.|
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In terms of safety, the Camry Hybrid is an excellent choice as well. The 2017 Camry earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating when equipped with the Pre-Collision System that includes automatic emergency braking. The Pre-Collision System with automatic emergency braking carries over to the 2017 Camry as part of the Technology Package that also equips the Camry with Dynamic Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert and Auto High Beam. Also, like all 2017 Toyota vehicles, the Camry Hybrid comes standard with the STAR Safety System, which includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Braking System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist.
The 2017 Camry Hybrid is also the more affordable option, with a base MSRP of $26,790, which is over $2,800 cheaper than the Accord Hybrid. The Camry Hybrid also offers much value with a host of premium amenities. Depending on model grade, seat cover textures range from premium fabric up to genuine leather trim and Ultrasuede trim with durable, high contrast French stitching. Detailed stitching and satin chrome trim give the Camry cabin a sophisticated appearance and luxurious feel. A 4.2-inch TFT screen nestled between the three-dimensional Optitron gauges is standard on all grades, while the enclosed bin in front of the shifter offers a 12V power port, USB port and an available Qi-compatible Wireless Smartphone Charging system for select smartphones.
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