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2020 Toyota Yaris Sedan vs. 2020 Honda Civic Review

New 2020 Toyota Yaris Sedan

2020 Toyota
Yaris Sedan

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New 2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*
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$15,650 to $18,750
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$20,000 to $27,850
Invoice* $15,025 to $18,001 $18,591 to $25,859
MPG - City 30 - 32 25 - 32
MPG - Hwy 39 - 40 36 - 42
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** ***** *****
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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the Toyota Yaris Sedan, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Yaris Sedan, drivers may find the Honda Civic a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Yaris Sedan as you will with the Honda Civic, 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). Based on MSRP, the Toyota Yaris Sedan is clearly a better financial choice over the Honda Civic. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Yaris Sedan will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Civic.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Yaris Sedan is much slimmer than the Honda Civic, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Toyota Yaris Sedan, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Civic.

Drivetrain
The Toyota Yaris Sedan has much less torque than the Honda Civic, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota Yaris Sedan has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Honda Civic, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Yaris Sedan is significantly less powerful than the Honda Civic. 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 Toyota Yaris Sedan and the Honda Civic. The Toyota Yaris Sedan has less cargo capacity than the Honda Civic, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Toyota Yaris Sedan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic.