2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Honda Civic Comparison

2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Honda Civic

2018 Toyota Corolla 2017 Honda Civic
BASE ENGINE
  1.8L Inline-4 1.5L Inline-4
FUEL CAPACITY
  13.2 gal 12.4 gal
TRANSMISSION
  Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Manual

2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Honda Civic

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The Toyota Corolla is still the world’s best-selling vehicles. According to Toyota, up to 80 percent of all Toyotas made are still on the road. That is an amazing statistic by any means. The model has been going strong since the 1960s. The 2018 Corolla remains, virtually, unchanged from the previous year, and offers all the usual safety and driver-assistance features as a standard package. Owners can opt to buy their 2018 Corolla with unique interior and exterior colors. The Corolla can boast standard safety features, excellent crash ratings, fuel efficiency, lots of legroom in the rear, a comfortable interior, and an exciting drive. It is a good looking and fun vehicle to drive.

The 2017 Honda Civic comes with an additional 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a six-speed manual transmission for sedan and coupe models. Drivers can also choose its four-door hatchback. A major difference in each automaker’s approach is that Toyota tends to focus on broad customer appeal, while Honda focuses on performance and sporty styling. The Honda Civic is a reliable, handsome, and fun car to drive. It is available as a four-door sedan, two-door coupe, or a hatchback with four doors.

Safety Feature Comparisons

The 2018 Toyota Corolla offers a list of dependable safety features for its LXE, SE, and XSE models including pedestrian detection, enhanced vehicle stability control, eight airbags, collapsible steering column, tire pressure monitoring, high-tensile-strength steel body panels, hill-assist control, and much more. The 2017 Honda Civic offers the full array of airbags, occupancy sensor, in-vehicle assistance, traction control, remote keyless entry, and panic alarm to name several.

Engine Performance

The 2018 Toyota Corolla comes with adequate horsepower to provide a worthwhile performance. Its 1.8-liter, four-cylinder, 132 hp engine provides 128 pounds of foot torque. This engine fits all three of its 2018 Corolla models. Owners can expect up to 35 mpg* with its six-speed manual transmission, and up to 36 mpg with the optional CVT. The 2017 Honda Civic offers 159 hp and can deliver 28 mpg in the city, and 40 mpg on the highway.

Warranty Features

The 2018 Toyota Corolla offers a basic three-year/36,000-mile, five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain, five-year/unlimited mile corrosion, and a two-year unlimited mile warranty for roadside assistance. The 20178 Honda Civic offers a three-year 36,000-mile basic, and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. Warranties can be a major factor in the buying decision. The Corolla offers a respectable warranty package.


One of the best ways to decide which vehicle best fits your style and taste is to stop by your dealership and take both vehicles for a test drive. The test drive is where consumers can check out engine power, braking, handling, and safety features. It also provides an opportunity to take the family along and get their valued opinions.

* 2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.