Those in the market for a new, attractive sedan for the whole family may be interested in one of the models in this 2018 Toyota Avalon vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison. Each of these vehicles offers advantages for the driver and passenger. However, it is important to note that they are not exactly comparable models. The 2018 Toyota Avalon is a full-size sedan, while the 2018 Honda Accord is a midsize sedan. This means that the Avalon comes with a higher price tag, but also boasts a more impressive engine than either powertrain option on the Honda Accord.
These two models both seat five passengers and have similar trunk and interior space. A seven-inch touchscreen display is also standard on both models. Eight speakers come standard on the 2018 Avalon (while only four speakers are standard on the 2018 Accord) and this model offers better acceleration than the Honda sedan.
The Toyota Avalon has been turning heads, and impressing drivers and passengers for ages. All trim levels (XLE, XLE Plus, XLE Premium, Touring, and Limited) come with the same 3.5-liter V-6 engine that cranks out a bold 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque. This confident power can serve families well when accelerating on the highway or when filling up the 16 cubic feet of trunk space with luggage.
In contrast, the Honda midsize sedan in this 2018 Toyota Avalon vs 2018 Honda Accord comparison comes with a choice of two engine options that offer less horsepower. The 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that comes standard on all trim levels is rated for only 192 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque. Upper trim levels are also available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that offers a more impressive 252 horsepower. Overall, we prefer the power and style that are a part of every 2018 Toyota Avalon. Both of these models also come standard for 2018 with advanced safety features. On the 2018 Honda Accord that is is Honda Sensing. The 2018 Toyota Avalon comes with Toyota Safety Sense™ P, which includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.
To learn more about the 2018 Toyota Avalon, or test drive one in the Sumner County area, contact a member of the Nashville Toyota North sales team today.