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2016 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Scion tC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Civic offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Scion tC with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the Scion tC in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion tC, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Honda Civic is somewhat more expensive than the Scion tC. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion tC.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Scion tC. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Scion tC.

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

Handling
The Honda Civic has a smaller turning radius than the Scion tC, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Honda Civic and the Scion tC.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Scion tC. The Honda Civic has significantly less cargo room than the Scion tC, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Scion tC.

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2016 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $19,050 - $26,125

2016 Scion
tC

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MSRP*: $19,385 - $23,190
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Lease Incentive: As low as 1.75% --
City MPG: 26 - 31 23
Highway MPG: 38 - 41 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,711 - $24,262 $18,416 - $22,031

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.