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2021 Honda Civic EX FWD
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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
MSRP
$27,495
Invoice
$25,925
Average Price Paid
$25,717
479 listings nationwide

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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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AWD
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2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
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The Subaru WRX has a long-standing history as a well-rounded everyday performance car. For 2020, it debuts a new special-edition trim. Last year’s Series.Gray edition gives way to a n...

Specs

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
32 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
42 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
158 hp @ 6,500 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
138 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
10.6:1
10.6:1
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
3.39 in x 3.39 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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 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
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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.1 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload 985 lbs 1,115 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.7 in 180.9 in
Width 70.9 in 78.9 in
Height 55.7 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Civic
EX FWD
2020 Subaru WRX
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Lapis Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
  • Pure Red
  • WR Blue Pearl

Option Packages

  • Popular Package #1
  • Popular Package #3
  • Popular Package #3 (IZT)
  • STI Performance Exhaust System (WRX)
  • Thule Crossbar Set
  • WRX Short Throw Shifter Package
  • WRX Sport Package

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