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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Review

New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla

2021 Toyota
Corolla

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MSRP*
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$19,850 to $27,700
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$19,825 to $25,725
Invoice* $18,452 to $25,720 $18,734 to $23,820
MPG - City 25 - 32 29 - 31
MPG - Hwy 36 - 42 36 - 40
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Toyota Corolla. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla, the Honda Civic may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Toyota Corolla, 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 Toyota Corolla. 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 Toyota Corolla have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is a little wider than the Toyota Corolla, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Honda Civic doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Corolla.

Performance
The Honda Civic has less horsepower than the Toyota Corolla, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. The Honda Civic has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Corolla.

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