2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid | NewCars.com

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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2020 Honda
Civic Si

MSRP*: $25,200 to $25,400
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2020 Hyundai
Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid

MSRP*: $26,500 to $32,950
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Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $25,589 to $31,387
MPG - City 26 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 36 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 11.9 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 205 hp 104 hp
Exterior Length 177.3 in 176.0 in
Exterior Width 70.9 in 71.7 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 35.9 in
Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Head Room Front 36.5 in
Rear 34.5 in
Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid than the Honda Civic Si, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

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 Si will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. 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 Si and the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic Si is a little narrower than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic Si takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The Honda Civic Si has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic Si has a much more powerful engine than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic Si does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic Si and the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Civic Si is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid.