2018 Honda Accord LX vs. EX

September 1st, 2018 by

Honda Accord LX

The 2018 Honda Accord is available in six trims—two of which are the entry-level LX and mid-range EX. Both trims are popular choices among Culver City car shoppers, thanks to their reasonable prices, fuel-efficient power, and many upscale features. Wondering which is right for you? Compare the new Honda Accord LX vs. EX below!

Price

The 2018 Honda Accord LX has a starting MSRP of $23,570*. On the other hand, the 2018 Honda Accord EX builds on the LX features and has a starting MSRP of $27,470*. Either way, you’ll get turbocharged engine power and a cabin loaded with desirable amenities; it’s just a matter of deciding which trim is right for your budget.

Performance

Both the Honda LX and EX are powered by 1.5L turbo 4-cylinder engines that generate 192 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque. One transmission is available for both trims: a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode. Identical powertrains mean both the LX and EX earn an EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway** rating. So, you won’t have to sacrifice power or fuel economy when choosing between the two.

Features & Space

The highly-reviewed 2018 Honda Accord stands out in its class as a well-equipped vehicle with tons of exciting interior features, even at the base level. Here’s a quick look at the features Torrance shoppers can expect from the entry-level LX and mid-range EX:

  • 2018 Honda Accord LX: The Honda Accord LX comes standard with Honda Sensing, a 7-inch display screen, dual-zone automatic climate control, push-button start, and a multi-angle rearview camera.
  • 2018 Honda Accord EX: The Honda Accord EX includes the LX features, plus a one-touch power moonroof, heated front seats, an 8-inch display audio touchscreen, and a Blind Spot Information System.

Plus, all Honda Accord Sedans have a 16.7-cubic-foot trunk—one of the largest in the class!

Compare the Honda Accord LX vs. EX in Los Angeles!

The 2018 Accord LX and EX both offer comfortable ride quality, but if you want a little extra in the ways of luxury, go for the EX. If you’re content without the extra bells and whistles, choose the LX. Schedule a test drive at Airport Marina Honda near Westchester, and compare the Honda Accord LX vs. EX in person! If you have questions about other Honda Accord trim comparisons, such as the EX vs. Touring, or our current Honda Accord deals, contact us.

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for 1.5T LX, EX and EX-L models with CVT. 26 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 29 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 1.5T Sport and Touring models with CVT. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for 2.0T Sport models with 6-speed manual transmission. 22 city/32 highway/26 combined mpg rating for 2.0T Sport and Touring models with 10-speed automatic transmission. 23 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for 2.0T EX-L models with 10-speed automatic transmission. 47 city/47 highway/47 combined mpg rating for Hybrid models with E-CVT. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.