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2023 Honda Civic EX FWD
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2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
MSRP
$24,190
Invoice
$23,102
Average Price Paid
$25,120
593 listings nationwide

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2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
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Specs

2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
22 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
31 MPG
35 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
201 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
195 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
1,600 cc
1,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.03 in x 3.35 in
3.03 in x 3.35 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.8 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 956 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.3 in 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 55.7 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 107.7 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2023 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2023 Kia Forte
GT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Gravity Gray
  • Snow White Pearl
  • Sporty Blue
  • Steel Gray

Option Packages

  • GT2 Package

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