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2017 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the Toyota Prius c. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the Toyota Prius c in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Prius c, 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 Toyota Prius c. 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 and the Toyota Prius c have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic is much wider than the Toyota Prius c, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Civic, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius c.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The Honda Civic has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius c. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher 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 Toyota Prius c. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Civic will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Prius c.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius c.

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Compare the 2017 Honda Civic and the 2016 Toyota Prius c.

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2017 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $19,150 - $26,225

2016 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,560 - $24,495
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.75%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 28 - 31 53
Highway MPG: 39 - 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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $17,804 - $24,354 $18,582 - $22,802

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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