I was searching for a reliable car and decided to test drive the 12 Camry and 13 Accord.
I bought the Camry for these reasons:
1. The Camry seats are more comfortable.
On the interstate the Camry was much quieter.
It could be the Goodyear tires on the Accord, but there was too much road noise for me. The ride over bumps were absorbed better by the Camry.
Also got a 2-year maintenance plan and roadside assistance with Camry.
Accord seemed cheaper on the inside. Both had adequate power and smooth transmissions.
Agree, I bought Camry too and getting 30 mpg avg after 5000 miles normal driving 60% highway 40 city! Direct injection and belt & pulley CVT trannys are very suspect for reliability in the long run too, but I'm sure Honda has mastered it as well as can be expected! The SE 2.5 is a masterpiece of mass production in my opinion for $22K with pwr seat +T & L-can't believe dealers are discounting these-I didn't have to negotitate, just sent an email 1 time! Almost bought a Prius-fantastic vehicle too! Picky Engineer