Compare 2020 Honda Civic vs 2020 Subaru WRX

2020 Honda Civic
2020 Subaru WRX
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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe EX CVT N/A N/A $21,923 $23,600
Civic Coupe LX CVT N/A N/A $19,563 $21,050
Civic Coupe Sport CVT N/A N/A $21,044 $22,650
Civic Coupe Sport Manual N/A N/A $20,303 $21,850
Civic Coupe Touring CVT N/A N/A $25,303 $27,250
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $22,525 $24,250
Civic Hatchback EX-L CVT 31 40 $23,636 $25,450
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $20,211 $21,750
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 29 35 $21,970 $23,650
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 37 $21,229 $22,850
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 29 35 $26,876 $28,950
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Manual 29 37 $26,136 $28,150
Civic Sedan EX CVT N/A N/A $22,247 $23,950
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT N/A N/A $23,358 $25,150
Civic Sedan LX CVT N/A N/A $19,331 $20,800
Civic Sedan LX Manual 25 36 $18,591 $20,000
Civic Sedan Sport CVT N/A N/A $20,998 $22,600
Civic Sedan Sport Manual N/A N/A $20,257 $21,800
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,858 $27,850
Civic Si Coupe Manual 26 36 $23,405 $25,200
Civic Si Coupe Manual w/Summer Tires 26 36 $23,590 $25,400
Civic Si Sedan Manual N/A N/A $23,405 $25,200
Civic Si Sedan Manual w/Summer Tires N/A N/A $23,590 $25,400
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $34,324 $36,995
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Limited CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
WRX Limited CVT 18 24 $31,916 $33,995
WRX Limited Manual 21 27 $30,170 $32,095
WRX Manual 21 27 $25,925 $27,495
WRX Premium CVT 18 24 $29,794 $31,695
WRX Premium Manual 21 27 $28,048 $29,795
WRX Premium Series.White Manual 21 27 $28,048 $29,795
WRX STI Limited Manual w/Lip Spoiler 16 22 $39,331 $41,695
WRX STI Limited Manual w/Wing Spoiler 16 22 $39,331 $41,695
WRX STI Manual 16 22 $34,960 $36,995
WRX STI Series.White Manual 16 22 $34,960 $36,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,923
$31,916
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,600
$33,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$393 / month
$567 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda Civic sets the pace among affordable compact cars. The 2020 Subaru WRX and WRX STI are willing companions that prioritize accessible performance over edgy good looks and high-tech cabins.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 18 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 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)
70.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 60.2
Length, Overall (in)
177.3 180.9
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)
35.4 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)
2897 3371
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)
3.24 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
5.1 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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