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2020 Hyundai Ioniq EV vs. 2020 Honda Civic Si Review

New 2020 Hyundai Ioniq EV

2020 Hyundai
Ioniq EV

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New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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MSRP*
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$33,045 to $38,615
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$25,200 to $25,400
Invoice* $31,807 to $36,712 $23,405 to $23,590
MPG - City 145 26
MPG - Hwy 121 N/A
Engine(s) 134-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV than the Honda Civic Si. The Hyundai Ioniq EV will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

Convenience
With the Honda Civic Si you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Ioniq EV, 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Honda Civic Si, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Ioniq EV will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Civic Si.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Ioniq EV is a little wider than the Honda Civic Si, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Ioniq EV takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Civic Si.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Ioniq EV transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Honda Civic Si.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq EV has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Civic Si, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Ioniq EV is significantly less powerful than the Honda Civic Si. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Ioniq EV than that of the Honda Civic Si.