Comparison: 2019 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla are both dependable cars that are an excellent fit for anyone looking for a stylish, reliable sedan. The comparison below, however, states some of the key differences why the Honda Civic is the clear winner in both overall performance and available features. Friendly Honda in Poughkeepsie, NY has a vast assortment of Honda Civics, so come in to see which one you want to drive home.

Performance

2019 Honda Civic Sedan

The 2019 Honda Civic offers five choices of trim level; LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The LX and Sport trims come with a 2.0L, in-line 4-cylinder engine with the option of a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission. Powered with 158-hp with 138 lb.-ft. of torque, the LX generates an EPA estimated 36 mpg on the highway and 25 mpg in the city, while the Sport trim produces an EPA estimated highway driving of 37 mpg and city driving of 29 mpg.* The EX and higher trims offer a CVT transmission and are powered by a 1.5L turbocharged engine, with 174-hp and 162 lb.-ft. of torque. The MacPherson struts, standard on all trims, will support a comfortable, controlled ride in this exhilarating sedan.

2019 Toyota Corolla

The 2019 Toyota Corolla has six trim levels to choose from; L, LE, LE Eco, XLE, SE, and XSE. The 1.8L 4-cylinder engine comes with a CVT transmission and gives 132-hp with 128 lb.-ft. of torque. Corolla's Valvematic engine technology helps to achieve greater fuel efficiency. The estimated EPA for the L, LE and XLE trims is 36 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg in the city, while the XLE, SE, and XSE are estimated at highway driving of 35 mpg and city driving of 28 mpg. On the SE and XSE trims, you can opt for the sport button which gives a sportier feel to your drive.

Features

2019 Honda Civic Sedan

This 5-passenger sedan comes primary with a 5-inch color LCD screen, 16-watt audio system with 4-speakers. Or you can upgrade to a 7-inch display with an electrostatic touch-screen and a premium audio system that delivers 450-watts through 10-speakers. Standard on the Sport and higher trims include leather-wrapped steering wheel, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, and 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback. The Civic Sedan has 15.1 cubic feet of total space in the cargo.

2019 Toyota Corolla

The SofTex® seats in the 2019 Corolla are water- and stain-resistant and have a leather-like surface. Entune Audio with 6.1-inch touch-screen display comes standard in the L and LE trims, or you can enjoy the 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen in the XLE and higher trim vehicles. Both audio systems come with 6-speakers. The SE and XSE trims offer a Sport Gauge Cluster which is an illuminated speedometer and tachometer that were inspired by sports cars. The Corolla provides 13.0 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Pricing

2019 Honda Civic Sedan

Starting at $19,450 MSRP**

2019 Toyota Corolla

Starting at $21,865 MSRP

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition and other factors.

**Prices shown are Honda suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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