Compare 2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Subaru WRX

2018 Honda Civic
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EX-L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe EX-L CVT 31 40 $22,039 $23,725
Civic Coupe EX-T CVT 31 40 $20,998 $22,600
Civic Coupe EX-T Manual 30 41 $20,257 $21,800
Civic Coupe LX CVT 30 39 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Coupe LX Manual 28 39 $17,989 $19,350
Civic Coupe LX-P CVT 30 39 $19,655 $21,150
Civic Coupe Touring CVT 31 40 $24,539 $26,425
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $21,599 $23,250
Civic Hatchback EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $22,525 $24,250
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $23,914 $25,750
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $24,840 $26,750
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $19,470 $20,950
Civic Hatchback LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,396 $21,950
Civic Hatchback LX Manual 29 38 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 30 36 $20,951 $22,550
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 38 $20,211 $21,750
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 31 40 $19,831 $21,340
Civic Sedan EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,757 $22,340
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,294 $24,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Navigation 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT 32 42 $20,905 $22,500
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $21,831 $23,500
Civic Sedan EX-T Manual 31 42 $20,164 $21,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 31 40 $18,350 $19,740
Civic Sedan LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $19,276 $20,740
Civic Sedan LX Manual 28 40 $17,609 $18,940
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 32 42 $24,886 $26,800
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Coupe Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Si Sedan Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Sedan Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $32,200 $34,700
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Limited CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
WRX Limited CVT 18 24 $30,809 $32,795
WRX Limited Manual 21 27 $29,708 $31,595
WRX Manual 21 27 $25,463 $26,995
WRX Premium CVT 18 24 $28,687 $30,495
WRX Premium Manual 21 27 $27,586 $29,295
WRX STI Limited Manual w/Lip Spoiler 16 22 $38,587 $40,895
WRX STI Limited Manual w/Wing Spoiler 16 22 $38,587 $40,895
WRX STI Manual 16 22 $34,123 $36,095
WRX STI Type RA Manual 16 22 $34,123 $36,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,039
$30,809
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,725
$32,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$547 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Honda Civic is a good car made better by plenty of options and value at nearly every stop. The 2018 Subaru WRX looks tame compared to its newest rivals. Step on the gas and you’ll be convinced otherwise.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.6 93.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.9 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
36.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.1 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
34.5 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 54.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 60.2
Length, Overall (in)
176.9 180.9
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 12
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P245/40WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P245/40WR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2900 3340
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 258 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 268 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 18
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.50 - 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 3.90
Trans Type
1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.35
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Coupe Subaru WRX
Body Style
Coupe Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 8.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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