Honda Civic vs Honda Element Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,500
Invoice
$21,831
Average Price Paid
$21,089
4,646 listings nationwide

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2011 Honda Element
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,840
45 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
2 GOOD deals

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2011 Honda Element
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,757
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

The tenth-generation Civic has been out since 2016, and for 2019, Honda makes only minor tweaks to this compact car's winning formula of style, value, and performance. Lots of cars are...

2011 Honda Element
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Michael Perkins Preview:

The party is officially over for the Honda Element. The quirky crossover showed up in 2003 and apart from a slight refresh in 2009, remained unchanged throughout its model life. Rumors...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
20
writes:
Clean, sporty, hi tech, well built. Young persons vehicle tho...
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Sport FWD better.
"The 2.0T is noticeably more powerful, although the 1.5T in the civic is definitely adequate. I much prefer the 10-speed auto in the 2-liter accord vs the CVT in the 1.5-liter accords and civic."
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"Cleaner design, does not have ugly Honda chrome bar and the huge fake vents that only Honda designers seem to love."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Mazda MAZDA3 better.
"It just looks so much better both exterior and interior wise."
2011 Honda Element
EX
20
writes:
Like the hauling space
35
writes:
lots of room. great power.
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"better design"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"more spacious"
10
writes:
Last year made, bought one with least amount of miles I could find. Identical to my previous 2007 model.
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"Same"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"1 year newer for exact same car"

Specs

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2011 Honda Element
EX
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
32 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
166 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
9.7:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.43 in x 3.9 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 39.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft 25.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 169.9 in
Width 70.8 in 71.6 in
Height 55.7 in 70.4 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 101.4 in

Available Options

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
2011 Honda Element
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