Compare 2022 Honda Civic vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2022 Honda Civic
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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Sedan EX CVT 33 42 $23,423 $24,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 31 40 $20,696 $21,700
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 30 37 $21,909 $23,100
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 31 38 $26,392 $28,300
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,423
$24,446
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,700
$25,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
$424 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Honda Civic remains a go-to economy car, with low-key performance and high-economy powertrains. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has big style, big available tech, and big range from a hybrid powertrain.
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Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
42 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.6 99.4
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 50.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 38
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
184 184.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.7 107.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 14.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 17.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3004 2868
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6000 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1700 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA STDEN1
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
42 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 35
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 2.82
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 4.89
Trans Type
1 1
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Sedan Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 5.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
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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