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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Review

New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla

2021 Toyota
Corolla

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $25,400
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$19,925 to $28,210
Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $18,830 to $26,119
MPG - City 26 29 - 31
MPG - Hwy 36 36 - 40
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 Si than the Toyota Corolla. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic Si and the Toyota Corolla in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic Si as you will with the Toyota Corolla, 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 Si is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla. 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 Si will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Corolla.

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

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 Toyota Corolla.

Handling
The Honda Civic Si has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Corolla, 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 Toyota Corolla. 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 Si and the Toyota Corolla. The Honda Civic Si has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Corolla.

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