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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Honda Civic Si Review

New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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MSRP*
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$20,000 to $27,850
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$25,200 to $25,400
Invoice* $18,591 to $25,859 $23,405 to $23,590
MPG - City 25 - 32 26
MPG - Hwy 36 - 42 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Civic offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Civic Si with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Honda Civic will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Honda Civic Si, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Civic Si. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic and the Honda Civic Si have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Honda Civic Si. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Civic Si.

Drivetrain
The Honda Civic has much less torque than the Honda Civic Si, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda Civic has about the same turning radius as the Honda Civic Si, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic is significantly less powerful than the Honda Civic Si. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Honda Civic Si. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Civic as you will in the Honda Civic Si.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic Si.