Honda Civic vs Subaru WRX Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$25,137
543 listings nationwide

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2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
MSRP
$27,495
Invoice
$25,925
Average Price Paid
$27,495
189 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$26,463
Good Price
$24,874
Great Price
$23,966
2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
Fair Price
$29,125
Good Price
$27,167
Great Price
$26,047

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...

2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
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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
2021 Subaru WRX
AWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
268 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
10.6:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.39 in x 3.39 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 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 Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
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 14.8 cu ft 12 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,115 lbs
Exterior
Length 184 in 180.9 in
Width 70.9 in 78.9 in
Height 55.7 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 107.7 in 104.3 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
2021 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)
  • WRX Short Throw Shifter Package
  • WRX Sport Package

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