The Civic is most often compared to the Corolla, and we can’t see why.
The Honda offers better engines, a better shape, and more interior room than the Toyota.
It’s not fair anymore.
The Chevy Cruze boasts both a sedan and hatchback body style, with an available turbodiesel that’s more efficient on long drives than the Civic—but that’s it.
The Ford Focus is dated, and perhaps outgunned in many respects by the Civic, except for the high-performance, rorty RS model.
The Hyundai Elantra leans toward practicality and affordability and offers an intriguing hatchback that could be more useful.
The Volkswagen Golf is a two- or four-door hatchback that’s a solid performer in any guise without attracting attention to itself.
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|2018 Honda CivicBrowse Used Listings||2018 Chevrolet CruzeBrowse Used Listings||2018 Ford FocusBrowse Used Listings||2018 Hyundai ElantraBrowse Used Listings||2018 Toyota CorollaBrowse Used Listings||2018 Volkswagen GolfBrowse Used Listings|
|22 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy||27 MPG City / 52 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy||27 MPG City / 40 MPG Hwy||21 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded I-4||Turbocharged Gas I4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Compact Cars||Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Compact Cars|
|LX Manual||4-Door Sedan 1.4L L w/1SM||S Sedan||SE 2.0L Manual (Alabama)||L CVT (GS)||1.8T S Manual|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Manual w/OD||Manual||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD||CVT w/OD||Manual w/OD|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Chevrolet Cruze||2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Ford Focus||2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Hyundai Elantra||2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Toyota Corolla||2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Volkswagen Golf|