Compare 2022 Honda Civic vs 2021 Toyota Corolla

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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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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 $21,033 $22,715
Corolla Hatchback SE CVT N/A N/A $20,198 $21,815
Corolla Hatchback SE Manual N/A N/A $19,180 $20,715
Corolla Hatchback XSE CVT N/A N/A $22,930 $24,765
Corolla Hatchback XSE Manual 28 37 $21,911 $23,665

2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

Between them, they’ve sold millions—and the rivalry between the 2022 Honda Civic and 2021 Toyota Corolla hasn’t been diminished by new competitors or by new kinds of compact vehicles. They’re still two of the bestselling vehicles in the U.S.

Which one’s better? The latest Corolla sedan has newfound verve to go with its excellent value, while the still-cooling Civic emerges fresh from a redesign with better standard safety gear and with more refined style.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,423
$23,306
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,700
$25,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$412 / month
$420 / 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. With the 2021 Corolla, Toyota has almost excised all the bland from its diet.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
42 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.6 88.6
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 54
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 34.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 60.3
Length, Overall (in)
184 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 61
Wheelbase (in)
107.7 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.8
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 10.2
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 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 35.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/40VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA AS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P225/40VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA AS
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3004 3110
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
180 @ 6000 169 @ 6600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
177 @ 1700 151 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
42 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 34
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic/CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.79
Trans Type
1 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.24
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Sedan Toyota Corolla
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 4.8
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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  • Lease: From $241/mo. (est.)
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