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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $25,400
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$23,900 to $26,740
Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $22,347 to $25,002
MPG - City 26 124
MPG - Hwy 36 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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

Convenience
With the Honda Civic Si you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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). Whether you pick the Honda Civic Si or the smart EQ fortwo, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Honda Civic Si is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic Si is much slimmer than the smart EQ fortwo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Honda Civic Si, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart EQ fortwo.

Drivetrain
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 smart EQ fortwo.

Handling
The Honda Civic Si has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart EQ fortwo, making it much 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 smart EQ fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Civic Si more than the smart EQ fortwo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Civic Si is not as nearly as extensive as that of the smart EQ fortwo.