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2016 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius c than the Honda Civic, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, drivers may find the Toyota Prius c a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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. The Honda Civic has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Prius c, 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 Toyota Prius c.

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2016 Honda
Civic

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

2016 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,560 - $24,495
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.75% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 26 - 31 53
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
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
Invoice*: $17,711 - $24,262 $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.