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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Nissan Versa Review

New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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New 2020 Nissan Versa

2020 Nissan
Versa

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MSRP*
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$20,000 to $27,850
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$14,830 to $18,340
Invoice* $18,591 to $25,859 $14,463 to $17,874
MPG - City 25 - 32 27 - 32
MPG - Hwy 36 - 42 35 - 40
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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the Nissan Versa. The Nissan Versa will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Nissan Versa, 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). The Honda Civic is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Versa. 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 Nissan Versa have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic is much wider than the Nissan Versa, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Civic, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Versa.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Nissan Versa.

Handling
The Honda Civic has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Versa, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Versa.

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

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