Honda Civic vs Hyundai Elantra Touring 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.

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,400
Invoice
$22,950
Average Price Paid
$23,199
5,973 listings nationwide

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
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EX FWD
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GLS FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,091
2 listings nationwide

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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,734
30 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
Rob Feeman Review:

Popular with buyers who seek a well-equipped, budget-oriented hatchbac...

The Good: The 2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring hatchback continues to offer ample ca...

The Bad: Currently at the end of its first generation, the Elantra Touring look...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
10
Kay writes:
Great roomy car, handles well.
Handling Ranked 2012 Toyota Matrix S worse.
"Tighter in curves"
Back Seats Ranked 2012 Toyota Matrix S worse.
"Comfy"

Specs

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
32 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
30 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
138 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
136 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.1:1
10.1:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
3.23 in x 3.68 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
Passenger Airbag Optional Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional Optional
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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player -- Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43.5 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft 24.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 985 lbs 1,164 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 176.6 in
Width 70.9 in 69.5 in
Height 55.7 in 59.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
GLS FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue
  • Black Noir Pearl
  • CHILIPEPPER Red
  • Monaco White
  • Polar White
  • Shimmering Silver
  • Titanium Gray Metallic
  • Vivid Blue
  • Volcanic Red

Option Packages

  • Preferred PKG

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