COMPARISON: 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2018 Toyota Avalon
2018 Honda Accord Hybrid vs. 2018 Toyota Avalon – What makes sedans never die? Of course, because the design is luxurious and elegant, so customers still love the sedan model. Honda has a lot of cars with a basic body sedan, we call it Civic, and Toyota also has a lot of sedan-shaped cars, like Avalon, Camry and more. But now we will make a comparison between Accord Hybrid vs. Avalon and you need to know that we are comparing fairly, while the best option is in your hands. In our opinion, Honda and Toyota have all the innovations to deliver the best car in its class.
Comparison starts from the price, of course the price becomes the customer’s consideration to buy a car. Because the price is cheaper and has all the features would be the choice of the customers. 2018 Toyota Avalon offers starting price of $ 40,350 (Avalon Touring 6A) and for the most expensive variant is Avalon LTD 6A starting price of $ 45,190 while Honda offers 2018 Accord Hybrid with starting price of $ 32,300 and the most expensive variant is Accord Hybrid Touring prices start at $ 38,400. If you look at the price comparison, of course Honda offers cheaper price when compared to the price offered by Toyota. But the price difference certainly has a reason.
If seen in general, there is no difference between the Accord Hybrid and Avalon dimensions, but if viewed more thoroughly, 2018 Toyota Avalon has dimensions slightly larger than the Accord Hybrid, only slightly. The Avalon has a Height 1460 (mm), Width 1835 (mm), Length 4960 (mm) and Wheelbase 2820 (mm) dimensions, while the Accord Hybrid has a Height 1460 (mm), Width 1858 (mm), Length 4948 (mm), and Wheelbase 2775 (mm). But these two cars can be said to have the same dimensions, there is little difference.
One that makes Sedan attract customers is the engine performance. Avalon and Accord both have a reliable engine, an engine capable of generating great power that makes the car faster when on the road. It is interesting to compare the engines of these two cars. 2018 Avalon uses 3.5-Litre, 6-Cylinder, DOHC, 24-Valve, Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) engine and is a powerful engine that can generate a large enough power, reach 268 horsepower @ 6200 rpm and also produce Torque reach 248 lb.-ft @ 4700 rpm. All the great power is channeled through the front-wheel drive, and Toyota also offers ECO Mode and Sport Mode.
While Honda gives Accord Hybrid a fairly reliable engine. 2018 Accord Hybrid uses 2.0-liter engine, 16-valve, Atkinson cycle DOHC, i-VTEC, 4-cylinder capable of generating power up to 212 horsepower @ 6200 rpm and Torque 181 lb.-ft @ 6000 rpm and also using front- wheel drive. If you look at these two cars, then Avalon is superior because it is able to produce a larger power. The Accord Hybrid also delivers Three-mode drive system (EV, Hybrid, Engine) and uses E-Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) while Avalon uses 6-Speed Automatic, Super Electronically Controlled Transmission (Super ECT) delivering highly reliable engine performance.
Admittedly the design offered by the Accord Hybrid is very tempting. Using a modern, elegant and luxurious design, the Accord delivers a challenging design, excellent headlamps, and a matching grille to give a sporty impression. Deign rear body is also very good, taillights that blend with the door cargo, all curves of a good body. Toyota also delivers a modern design for the 2018 Avalon, a narrow headlamp and fitted with a sizable front grille design, adding a sporty impression. The back of the body is also almost similar to the Accord Hybrid. You determine the best design.