Compare 2022 Honda Civic vs 2022 Subaru WRX vs 2022 Volkswagen Golf

2022 Honda Civic
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EX-L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX-L CVT 31 39 $25,647 $27,050
Civic Hatchback LX CVT N/A N/A $22,266 $23,350
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT N/A N/A $23,281 $24,550
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 26 36 $23,281 $24,550
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 37 $27,835 $29,850
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring Manual 28 37 $27,835 $29,850
Civic Sedan EX CVT 33 42 $24,038 $25,350
Civic Sedan LX CVT 31 40 $21,314 $22,350
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 30 37 $22,524 $23,750
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 31 38 $26,997 $28,950
Civic Si Manual 27 37 $25,883 $27,300
Civic Si Manual w/Summer Tires 27 37 $26,072 $27,500
2022 Subaru WRX
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2.0T Automaticbahn DSG
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Golf GTI 2.0T Automaticbahn DSG 25 34 $37,243 $38,795
Golf GTI 2.0T Automaticbahn Manual 24 34 $36,475 $37,995
Golf GTI 2.0T S DSG 25 34 $29,131 $30,345
Golf GTI 2.0T S Manual 24 34 $28,362 $29,545
Golf GTI 2.0T SE DSG 25 34 $33,691 $35,095
Golf GTI 2.0T SE Manual 24 34 $32,923 $34,295
Golf R 2.0T DSG 23 30 $42,668 $44,445
Golf R 2.0T Manual 20 28 $41,900 $43,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,647
Coming Soon
$37,243
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,050
Coming Soon
$38,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$451 / month
Coming Soon
$647 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Honda Civic remains a go-to economy car, with low-key performance and high-economy powertrains. Practical and sporty, the 2022 Subaru WRX is a fun car to drive every day. The 2022 VW GTI is a good hot hatch, but the Golf R fully realizes the platform’s potential.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg Coming Soon 25 mpg
Highway
39 mpg Coming Soon 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars - Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 - 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.6 - 91.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 - 35
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 - 38.5
Passenger Capacity
5 - 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 - 46.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 - 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 - 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 - 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 - 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
107.7 - 103.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 - 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 - 60.4
Length, Overall (in)
179 - 168.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 - 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.5 - 19.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - 34.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 - 12.2
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 - 13.4
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 - 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 - 35.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion - Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 - P235/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 - P235/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3088 - 3190
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 - 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 - 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1700 - 273 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA - NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 - 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6000 - 241 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 - Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 - 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 - 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 - 25
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 - 3.40
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 - 3.12
Trans Type
1 - 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 - 2.90
Trans Order Code
NA - UZ
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 1.76
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 2.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.92
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.75
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hatchback - Volkswagen Golf GTI
Body Style
Hatchback - Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut - Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut - Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link - Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.1 - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - 480
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 140
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2022 Honda Civic
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  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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  • Lease: From $325/mo
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  • Finance: From 2.49% APR
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