Compare 2010 Honda Civic vs 2010 Toyota Prius

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2-Door Automatic DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic DX 25 36 $14,984 $16,255
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX 25 36 $18,652 $20,255
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX w/Navi 25 36 $20,487 $22,255
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L 25 36 $20,074 $21,805
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L w/Navi 25 36 $21,908 $23,805
Civic Coupe 2-Door Automatic LX 25 36 $16,772 $18,205
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual DX 26 34 $14,250 $15,455
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 26 34 $17,919 $19,455
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual EX w/Navi 26 34 $19,753 $21,455
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual EX-L 26 34 $19,340 $21,005
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual EX-L w/Navi 26 34 $21,175 $23,005
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 26 34 $16,038 $17,405
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 21 29 $20,303 $22,055
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual Si w/Navi 21 29 $22,138 $24,055
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual Si w/Navi & Summer Tires 21 29 $22,321 $24,255
Civic Coupe 2-Door Manual Si w/Summer Tires 21 29 $20,487 $22,255
Civic Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 40 45 $21,904 $23,800
Civic Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 40 45 $23,005 $25,000
Civic Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 40 45 $23,738 $25,800
Civic Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 40 45 $24,839 $27,000
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic DX 25 36 $15,167 $16,455
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic DX-VP 25 36 $15,855 $17,205
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic EX 25 36 $18,652 $20,255
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic EX w/Navi 25 36 $20,487 $22,255
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic EX-L 25 36 $20,074 $21,805
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic EX-L w/Navi 25 36 $21,908 $23,805
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic GX 24 36 $23,884 $25,340
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic LX 25 36 $16,956 $18,405
Civic Sedan 4-Door Automatic LX-S 25 36 $17,506 $19,005
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual DX 26 34 $14,433 $15,655
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual DX-VP 26 34 $15,121 $16,405
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual EX 26 34 $17,919 $19,455
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual EX w/Navi 26 34 $19,753 $21,455
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual EX-L 26 34 $19,340 $21,005
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual EX-L w/Navi 26 34 $21,175 $23,005
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual LX 26 34 $16,222 $17,605
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual LX-S 26 34 $16,772 $18,205
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual Si 21 29 $20,487 $22,255
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual Si w/Navi 21 29 $22,321 $24,255
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual Si w/Navi & Summer Tires 21 29 $22,505 $24,455
Civic Sedan 4-Door Manual Si w/Summer Tires 21 29 $20,670 $22,455
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5-Door HB I
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius 5-Door HB I 51 48 $20,330 $21,400
Prius 5-Door HB II 51 48 $21,432 $22,800
Prius 5-Door HB III 51 48 $22,156 $23,800
Prius 5-Door HB IV 51 48 $24,762 $26,600
Prius 5-Door HB V 51 48 $26,129 $28,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,984
$20,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,255
$21,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$271 / month
$357 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid is a very livable way to save fuel without shouting your green credentials to the world. The 2010 Toyota Prius ups the ante in the hybrid world with 51-mpg city fuel economy and a finer style.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 51 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 48 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.2 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 54.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.7 93.7
Second Head Room (in)
35.1 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 52.7
Second Leg Room (in)
30.3 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
175.5 175.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.0 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.1 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 68.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 21.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.62 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.73 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2652 3042
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4300 105 @ 4000/153 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6300 98 @ 5200/80 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
MPFI - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 51
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 50
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.53 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.67 NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Cpe Toyota Prius
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 5 Door Liftback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 10
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 3.8

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