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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

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2020 Honda
Civic Si

MSRP*: $25,200 to $25,400
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2021 Toyota
Corolla Hybrid

MSRP*: $23,600
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Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $21,851
MPG - City 26 MPG 53 MPG
MPG - Hwy 36 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 14.7 ft3 13.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 205 hp 96 hp
Exterior Length 182.8 in 182.3 in
Exterior Width 70.8 in 70.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 37.5 in
Rear 36.8 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 37.1 in
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
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 Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Civic Si and the Toyota Corolla Hybrid in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Honda Civic Si, due to its tank size and 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). The Honda Civic Si is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla 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 Toyota Corolla Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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