Motor Trend has a new article out where they compare the new Civic and new Accord's specs and weigh in on the pros and cons for each car.


The Verdict
The Accord has proven itself to be a hard vehicle to beat, finishing first in comparison tests and earning top-ranked status among midsize sedans. This new 2022 Civic is an upstart, though. As a compact, it may simply be too small for some drivers' needs. But it's a compelling little vehicle, probably the best Civic yet—that's saying something after the 10 generations before it. For the features and fun it offers at a lower price point, the Civic might make downsizing worth it.

2022 Honda Civic Pros
  • Brilliant handling
  • Stylish interior
  • Lower price
  • Spacious hatchback variant
2022 Honda Accord Pros
  • More powerful
  • Excellent to drive
  • Bigger back seat
  • Larger trunk
Exterior Specs

Size (Inches)WheelbaseLengthWidthHeight
2022 Civic107.7184.070.955.7
2022 Accord111.4192.973.357.1

Passenger Space

Size (Inches)Front HeadroomRear HeadroomFront LegroomRear Legroom
2022 Civic39.337.142.337.4
2022 Accord39.537.342.340.4

Cargo Space

2022 Civic - 4.8 cubic feet or 14.4 cubic feet (Touring)
2022 Accord - 16.7 cubic-foot trunk
Fuel Economy

City/Highway MPG (EPA)2.0-liter I-4Turbocharged 1.5-liter I-4Hybrid 2.0-liter I-4Turbocharged 2.0-liter I-4
2022 Civic30-31/37-40 (est. )31-33/38-42N/AN/A
2021 AccordN/A29-30/35-3844-48/41-4822/32