2021 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla

2021 Honda Civic LX Sedan vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla L

It’s no secret that Centerville drivers who want an efficient yet powerful sedan that’s both sleek and comfortable will gravitate towards two of the most popular sedans on the market — the 2021 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla. Join Performance Honda Bountiful in taking a look at the highlights of both sedans, so you have the information to decide which one is best for the way you drive. See why the Honda Civic has the edge over the Toyota Corolla with us! 

Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Performance 

Who said an affordable sedan can’t have some get up and go on North Salt Lake streets? One of the great things about both the Corolla vs. Civic is the amount of power you’ll find in both sedans. That said, the Civic base trim level offers a more powerful engine that manages the same exceptional fuel economy as the Corolla. 

2021 Honda Civic LX Sedan: 

  • 2.0L I-4 engine base engine
  • 158 hp
  • 138 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway*
  • Continuously Variable Transmission

2021 Toyota Corolla L Sedan: 

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder base engine
  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway
  • Continuously Variable Transmission

Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Interior Dimensions

Now that we’ve seen what’s under the hood, let’s take a look inside at the cabins of Corolla vs. Civic. Both have appointments that are more luxurious than you’d expect for the price, but the Civic once again pulls ahead of the Corolla with a more spacious interior: 

2021 Honda Civic Sedan: 

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 39.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 42.3 / 37.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 57 / 55 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear): 53.7 / 47.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 15.1 cubic feet

2021 Toyota Corolla: 

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 38.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 42 / 34.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 54 / 51.7 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear): 53.9 / 51.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 13.1 cubic feet

Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Safety

Corolla vs. Civic will both keep you exceptionally safe on Sandy streets with their suites of driver assist features. Here’s a glimpse of a few of the safety features offered in the Honda Sensing® and Toyota Sense™ 2.0 systems: 

2021 Honda Civic Sedan Honda Sensing®: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System™ (RDMS™)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

2021 Toyota Corolla Toyota Sense™ 2.0: 

  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Auto High-Beams
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Select Your Corolla vs. Civic Winner at Performance Honda Bountiful!

As you can see the 2021 Honda Civic edges out the Toyota Corolla in some of the most important areas when it comes to what makes a great sedan. When you’re ready to drive home a winner, start by browsing the new Honda Civic inventory at %%di_name%, then apply for financing with us to get an excellent rate on your auto loan. 

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors.
**30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX and EX-L trims. Based on 2021 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.

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