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2021 Honda Civic EX FWD
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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Hyundai’s got a fairly broad stable of small cars, and most of them check all the boxes without ruffling any feathers. The Veloster, a striking three-door hatchback, delivers most of H...

Specs

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
32 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
42 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
158 hp @ 6,500 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
138 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
10.6:1
12.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.38 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.19 in x 3.82 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 Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 34.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft 19.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 985 lbs 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 166.9 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 55.7 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Chalk White
  • Racing Red
  • Sonic Silver
  • Sunset Orange
  • Thunder Gray
  • Ultra Black

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