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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$21,050 to $28,950
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$20,565 to $24,615
Invoice* $19,563 to $26,877 $19,041 to $22,790
MPG - City 25 - 31 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 35 - 40 37 - 41
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** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
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 Corolla Hatchback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Honda Civic will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is about the same width as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Civic, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Handling
The Honda Civic has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.