Last post on Dec 25, 2011 at 2:37 PM
You are in the Toyota Camry
What is this discussion about?
Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, Sedan
#2774 of 2813 Re: 08 Accord vs 09 Camry vs waiting for 09 accord [jezz]
Jul 15, 2008 (10:34 am)
First of all, simply drive them. The 09 Accord will be very similar to the 08, if not identical to it.
I'd suggest driving a 4-cylinder Accord and Camry. If the power is plenty for you, then you have narrowed your decision down to two basic cars. The 4-cylinder Accord EX will be quicker than a 4-cylinder Camry, but the Camry will likely drive more like your Lexus, while the Accord is much sportier and fun to drive.
I wouldn't write-off ANYTHING based on what me or anyone else says before driving the cars you are interested in and forming your own opinion. My definition of sporty may equal uncomfortable for one person, and too boring/not sporty enough to another person.
Best of luck in the hunt, and keep us posted.
#2775 of 2813 Re: My 2 cents [moeharri]
Aug 30, 2008 (12:59 am)
I just got a 2009 Camry V6. For more than 1000 mi, I do not notice any problem in the tranny. I did not hear or read any post that says the problem on 2009 Camry. The price of Camry could be 3-4K less than the comparable Accord when I shopped.
#2776 of 2813 Re: Going apples to apples, sort of,, Accord Vs Camry 08's [nvbanker]
Aug 30, 2008 (1:06 am)
Same for me. I was a Honda/BMW folk 10 years ago. Now, I'm more of Toyota/Lexus type of person though I still love my BMW better than Lexus.
#2777 of 2813 Re: Going apples to apples, sort of,, Accord Vs Camry 08's [james108]
Sep 07, 2008 (9:21 pm)
I still love my BMW better than Lexus.
Is the accord better or the camry?
#2778 of 2813 2009 Accord LE vs. 2009 Camry LX
Sep 12, 2008 (2:24 pm)
Hi, I need some help in deciding between the Camry and the Accord. I got pretty similar quotes for both vehicles. I was quoted $19,950 for the Camry LE, and $19,550 for the Accord LX (the Honda dealer gave us a $250 discount for being a repeat customer, as we bought a 2008 Honda Odyssey in June. This new purchase for my husband was totally unexpected as a mechanic goofed on an oil change, which blew the engine on his 2000 Toyota Camry. Their insurance totalled our car, so now we are stuck trying to find a replacement). Both cars seem like excellent vehicles, so I guess that it is just a matter of preference. I think that my husband is leaning toward the Camry, and I am leaning toward the Accord. To me, the Accord seems like a more comfortable drive, with better visability and instrumentation. Any imput, suggestions, etc. By the way, we are shopping in Memphis, TN. Thanks for your help! Dawn
#2779 of 2813 Re: 2009 Accord LE vs. 2009 Camry LX [defcarpenter]
Sep 12, 2008 (6:03 pm)
We've been in exactly same situation last week. After going back and forth between Accord and and Camry for my wife we ended up with 09 Camry LE I4 (My wife used to drive 6 gen Accord I4 LX and loved it). After driving new Accord we didn't like at all, I can't understand why it needed to grow bigger and less fuel efficient. Did Honda marketing assume that we'll grow couple inches in width since last Accord purchase? I rented a Camry back in 2007 on a business trip and didn't like it at all. 2009 model while the same generation as 2007 drives very differently, feels very refined and we happy with the purchase so far. You should be able to buy a 09 I4 Camry LE for around $19K with all fees but before tax (there is a $500 rebate from Toyota). I've read that people in GA and CA get it for a little over $18K but this is all regional, go to the "prices paid" thread
#2780 of 2813 Camry front end
Sep 13, 2008 (4:34 am)
Is it my imagination or did Toyota "hone down" the bulbous front end of the Camry since the newest generation was introduced in 2006?
#2781 of 2813 Re: Going apples to apples, sort of,, Accord Vs Camry 08's [bmlexus]
Sep 21, 2008 (1:43 am)
BMW/Honda is more fun to drive and Lexus/Toyota is more comfortable to ride. One has been like a toy and another is more like a good appliance to me. So far, my B 7 has been both fun and comfortable. Recently, we just bought a camry v6 for our daily commute. It's an excellent value for the price. I really enjoyed my Honda CRX 15 years back as well. For me, Honda Civic is better than Corola, but the Accord is not necessary better than Camry especially for the V6. The price for Accord is now too high comparing with Camry's.
#2782 of 2813 Re: Going apples to apples, sort of,, Accord Vs Camry 08's [james108]
Sep 21, 2008 (6:50 pm)
Yes, Hondas have become very expensive of late - but the market is still supporting it.
#2783 of 2813 Re: 08 Accord vs 09 Camry vs waiting for 09 accord [sparkland]
Oct 04, 2008 (3:41 pm)
The price difference is 2-3k for the V6. Camry is cheaper.