Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla

 2019 Honda Civic Aegean Blue

When you’re cruising through the streets of Miami, Doral, and Hialeah, you deserve to ride in style. Add a bit of efficiency and performance to that ride, and you probably have a sedan. As the most popular class of car in the country, sedans have a lot to offer all kinds of drivers. But which one is right for you? To help you decide, we’ve taken two of the best sedans on the market and pitted them against each other.

The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla have a lot to offer, but only one can be right for you. Learn more about these two vehicles and find out which is best suited for your needs in this Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla comparison from our team at Braman Honda.

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Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla: Performance

Red 2019 Honda Civic No matter which of these sedans you choose, you’ll be able to get to where you need to go. However, the Honda Civic has considerably more power on its base trim. You start out with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that offers 158 horsepower in the Civic. Meanwhile, the Corolla model’s 1.8L 4-cylinder can only muster 132 horsepower.

You can upgrade the Toyota Corolla to 140 horsepower with its valvematic engine, but that still doesn’t match the Civic model’s base trim. Meanwhile, you can upgrade the Civic model’s engine to feature an incredible 174 horsepower with its turbo add-on. In terms of raw power, the Corolla doesn’t even come close.

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Civic vs Corolla: MPG

One of the best things about the 2019 Corolla is its fuel economy. By leaving out the extensive horsepower that other sedans feature, it was able to maximize its efficiency in a way few other sedans can compete with. Unfortunately for the Corolla, the 2019 Civic is the exception. Comparing the most efficient of each, the Civic is superior with its EPA-estimated 32 city/42 highway MPG for EX & EX-L trims,1 compared to the Corolla model’s EPA-estimated 31 city/38 highway MPG.2

Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla: Safety

Honda Civic in SilverWhether you plan to use your sedan as a family car or personal cruiser, safety should be your main priority. Both Honda and Toyota have a reputation for safety, so you can have peace of mind no matter which sedan you choose. They both feature extensive driver-assistance systems, but the Civic still has an advantage.

During crash tests, the Civic earned a perfect five stars in every single category. The Corolla, on the other hand, only earned four stars for its rollover rating.

Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla: Which Is Better?

The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla have much to offer in terms of performance, safety, and interior luxuries. But, if power, fuel economy, and advanced technologies are must-haves for your next new car, then the Honda Civic is the vehicle for you.

To learn more, experience the Honda Civic in person today and schedule a test drive at Braman Honda, a premier Honda dealer proudly serving drivers around Miami, Hialeah, and Doral.

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1 25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for LX & Sport 6MT trims. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2019 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.

2 2019 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.