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2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda Civic

2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla

1.5L I-4 engine


1.8L 4-cylinder engine
174 hp


139 hp
162 lb-ft


126 lb-ft
30 city mpg* on LX trim with CVT

City MPG

30 city mpg
38 hwy mpg* on LX trim with CVT

Highway MPG

38 hwy mpg
46.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space

13.1 cubic feet

Are you shopping for a new sedan in the Freehold or Toms River area, but are having trouble narrowing down your choices or simply don’t know where to start? Honda Universe is here to help with a comparison of the new 2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla to see which vehicle is right for your next purchase. See how they compare in terms of performance, fuel economy, and interior dimensions to see which you’ll take home today!

Corolla vs. Civic: Performance Specs and Fuel Economy

Drivers will first look at how a sedan can upgrade their commute in terms of performance. And, while the Civic Sedan LX has a slightly smaller engine configuration than the Corolla and even matches the Corolla in terms of fuel economy, it manages to deliver a stronger overall performance. If you’re looking for a sedan that can keep you moving, the Civic Sedan LX is your best bet. Take a look at the performance specs and fuel economy for both models below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX:

  • 1.5L I-4 engine
  • 174 hp
  • 162 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel Economy
    • 30 city mpg* on LX trim with CVT
    • 38 hwy mpg* on LX trim with CVT

2020 Toyota Corolla:

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder engine
  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque
  • Fuel Economy
    • 30 city mpg* with 2-speed CVT
    • 38 hwy mpg* with 2-speed CVT

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedans

Corolla vs. Civic: Safety Features

Safety is a cornerstone of a great sedan, and you’ll see that the Civic and Corolla come with similar safety suites and driver-assistive technology like Honda Sensing® and Toyota Safety Sense™, which are standard throughout both of their respective lineups. With the Honda Sensing® Suite you can have added peace of mind thanks to features like Lane Keeping Assist System, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Traffic Sign Recognition, and so much more.

Corolla vs. Civic: Passenger Space and Cargo Capacity

Another reason drivers seek out a sedan is to find a vehicle that can keep them comfortable and has plenty of room. While both models come with 5 passenger seating, only the Civic Sedan LX comes with more passenger space over the compact Corolla so that every passenger can feel relaxed. You’ll even have more storage room in the Civic Sedan LX to ensure that nothing gets left behind.

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX:

  • Cargo Space: 46.2 cubic feet
  • Front Head Room: 39.3 in.
  • Front Legroom: 42.3 in.
  • Rear Head Room: 37.4 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 36 in.

2020 Toyota Corolla:

  • Cargo Space: 13.1 cubic feet
  • Front Head Room: 38.3 in.
  • Front Legroom: 42 in.
  • Rear Head Room: 37.1 in.
  • Rear Legroom: 34.8 in.

Explore the New Honda Civic at Honda Universe

Now that you’ve compared the Civic vs. Corolla, be sure to make your way over to Honda Universe to experience this great Honda sedan in person and take a look at our inventory of new Civic models for sale. You can also see what the critics had to say with the Honda Civic reviews. Contact us today to get the car-buying or leasing process started with a member of our sales team and schedule a test drive near Jackson!

*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.

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