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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,079
408 listings nationwide

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FE FWD
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EX FWD
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FE FWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

2022 Kia Forte
FE FWD
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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Specs

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2022 Kia Forte
FE FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
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
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 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 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 -- 1,023 lbs
Exterior
Length 184 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

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl
2022 Kia Forte
FE FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray

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