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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
MSRP
$31,290
Invoice
$29,337
Average Price Paid
$31,290
685 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
MSRP
$37,895
Invoice
$35,324
Average Price Paid
$40,435
62 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Fair Price
$32,639
Good Price
$30,967
Great Price
$30,011
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Fair Price
$41,159
Good Price
$38,625
Great Price
$37,176

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,615
46 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,124
68 listings nationwide
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9 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

For the 2021 model year, Honda is taking the Accord in a more elevated direction. The company has refined the Accord’s features list, added a trim level, and priced it right to compete...

2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

In the world of Honda enthusiasts, few words generate more buzz and passion than “Civic Type R.” And while the performance car was hot enough as it was, for 2021, Honda takes things a ...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
Guru9DHM2K writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It looks qualityl"
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Kia Cadenza Limited better.
"It is better appointed and more powerful."
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Neil writes:
Fantastic car glue to the road with instant acceleration
Value Ranked 2020 Nissan 370Z NISMO RWD worse.
"Price"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Nissan 370Z NISMO RWD worse.
"Better value and better handling plus four door convenience "

Specs

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.8 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
192 hp @ 5,500 RPM
306 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.8:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.7 cu ft 25.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,078 lbs 763 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.1 in 179.4 in
Width 73.3 in 73.9 in
Height 57.1 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 111.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Accord
EX-L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
2021 Honda Civic Type R
FWD

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