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2007 Honda Civic vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2007 Honda Civic is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 2,204 cc (4 cylinders), 2005 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Honda Civic (140 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Honda Accord weights approximately 59 kg more than 2007 Honda Civic.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Honda Accord (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 173 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Honda Civic. (174 Nm @ 4300 RPM). This means 2005 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Honda Civic. 2005 Honda Accord has automatic transmission and 2007 Honda Civic has manual transmission. 2007 Honda Civic will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Honda Accord will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Honda Civic 2005 Honda Accord
Make Honda Honda
Model Civic Accord
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1799 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 140 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 174 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 4300 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 16.7:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1586 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1760 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.1 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 65 L


 

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