Compare 2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra vs 2021 Toyota Corolla

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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $23,423 $24,700
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $21,172 $22,200
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 29 35 $22,855 $24,100
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 37 $22,098 $23,300
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 29 35 $27,416 $29,400
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Manual 29 37 $26,671 $28,600
Civic Sedan EX CVT N/A N/A $23,139 $24,400
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $24,275 $25,600
Civic Sedan LX CVT N/A N/A $20,268 $21,250
Civic Sedan Sport CVT N/A N/A $21,862 $23,050
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $26,392 $28,300
Civic Type R Limited Edition Manual 22 28 $41,001 $43,995
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $35,323 $37,895
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Limited IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra Limited IVT 31 41 $24,446 $25,450
Elantra Limited IVT SULEV 31 41 $24,446 $25,450
Elantra N Line DCT 28 36 $24,206 $25,200
Elantra N Line Manual 25 34 $23,150 $24,100
Elantra SE IVT 33 43 $19,075 $19,650
Elantra SE IVT SULEV 33 43 $19,075 $19,650
Elantra SEL IVT 31 41 $20,078 $20,900
Elantra SEL IVT SULEV 31 41 $20,078 $20,900
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APEX SE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla APEX SE CVT 31 40 $23,306 $25,170
Corolla APEX SE Manual 29 36 $23,667 $25,560
Corolla APEX XSE CVT 31 38 $26,214 $28,310
Corolla Hybrid LE CVT 53 52 $21,851 $23,600
Corolla L CVT 30 38 $18,923 $20,025
Corolla LE CVT 30 38 $18,958 $20,475
Corolla Nightshade CVT 31 40 $21,459 $23,175
Corolla SE CVT 31 40 $20,810 $22,475
Corolla SE Manual 29 36 $21,459 $23,175
Corolla XLE CVT 29 37 $22,615 $24,425
Corolla XSE CVT 31 38 $24,005 $25,925
Corolla Hatchback Nightshade CVT N/A N/A $20,893 $22,565
Corolla Hatchback SE CVT N/A N/A $20,059 $21,665
Corolla Hatchback SE Manual N/A N/A $19,041 $20,565
Corolla Hatchback XSE CVT N/A N/A $22,790 $24,615
Corolla Hatchback XSE Manual 28 37 $21,773 $23,515
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,423
$24,446
$23,306
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,700
$25,450
$25,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
$424 / month
$420 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.8
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda Civic doesn’t let social responsibility get in the way of a good time. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has big style, big available tech, and big range from a hybrid powertrain. With the 2021 Corolla, Toyota has almost excised all the bland from its diet.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 31 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 41 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Midsize Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36 38 34.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.8 50.5 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.5 54
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.6 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3 42
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 99.4 88.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 71.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 62.2 60.3
Length, Overall (in)
177.9 184.1 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 55.7 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 62.6 61
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.1 106.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.2 - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
25.7 - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.2 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 14 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 17.7 35.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA AS
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/45HR17 P225/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA AS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/45HR17 P225/40HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2955 2868 3110
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 147 @ 6200 169 @ 6600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 132 @ 4500 151 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA STDEN1 NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 41 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 31 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 35 34
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.82 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD Automatic/CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 2.68 - 0.39 3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 4.89 3.94
Trans Type
1 1 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 2.24
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hatchback Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 5.0 4.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120 80
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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