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2015 Honda Civic vs. 2015 Scion tC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Scion tC than the Honda Civic, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Scion tC, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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
Since the Honda Civic is much slimmer than the Scion tC, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Scion tC.

Drivetrain
The Honda Civic has much less torque than the Scion tC, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic is significantly less powerful than the Scion tC. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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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2015 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,290 - $22,890

2015 Scion
tC

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MSRP*: $19,210 - $23,190
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.63%
City MPG: 22 - 29 23
Highway MPG: 31 - 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,008 - $21,267 $18,249 - $22,030

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