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2021 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Honda Civic Si Review

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2021 Honda
Civic

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2020 Honda
Civic Si

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MSRP*
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$21,250 to $28,300
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$25,200 to $25,400
Invoice* $20,268 to $26,393 $23,405 to $23,590
MPG - City 29 - 32 26
MPG - Hwy 37 - 42 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Civic offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Civic Si 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 Honda Civic Si in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda Civic Si, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Civic will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Civic Si. 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 Honda Civic Si have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
The Honda Civic has less horsepower than the Honda Civic Si, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Honda Civic Si. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Civic as you will in the Honda Civic Si.

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