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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
MSRP
$18,700
Invoice
$17,673
Average Price Paid
$16,786
1,219 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda Civic
EX
MSRP
$21,340
Invoice
$19,832
Average Price Paid
$19,665
3,453 listings nationwide

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

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
Fair Price
$17,703
Good Price
$16,083
Great Price
$15,156
2018 Honda Civic
EX
Fair Price
$20,438
Good Price
$19,074
Great Price
$18,293

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$19,717
4 listings nationwide

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2018 Honda Civic
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,888
134 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
Kyree Williams Preview:

The current Toyota Corolla has been on the market since 2014, making it among the oldest compact sedans in the class. That said, Toyota has managed to keep it a competitive option. For...

2018 Honda Civic
EX
Kyree Williams Preview:

The classic Honda Civic is easily one of the most important cars on the market, so when Honda released a downgraded version in 2012, the company disappointed buys as competitor models ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
No User Reviews
2018 Honda Civic
EX
10
writes:
Feels like your body is connected to the car while driving. Excellent handling. Worth buying.
10
writes:
Great Car also
40
writes:
Good variant of the Civic. Nice design, decent power, and the best part is that Si is only available in manua...
Power Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"RWD delivery, 50/50 front rear weight distribution, and low mounted engine combined make the BRZ feel more responsive. "
Handling Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"See above. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"The BRZ is designed as its own platform, with classic sports car styling (longish hood, beefy rear fenders, no-nonsense interior). The Si is nice, but because its shared with its lesser Civic stablemates, feels less special as a sports car than the BRZ. "
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"The BRZ Limited offers leather + suede look seats, well bolstered. While the Sis seats are OK, no leather option did not sit well with me (pun intended). "
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD worse.
"The Si has usable back seats; the BRZs are for packages or people you dislike only. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD worse.
"Si comes in hatch variant with offers greater cargo options vs. BRZ."
Family Car Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD worse.
"Functional rear seats and great platform overall. "
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited RWD better.
"I did buy the BRZ over the Si because it felt more special since it was designed as an affordable sports car, period. No shared platform with lesser models. Also, its reliability rating in Consumer Reports was superior to the Hondas. "

Specs

2019 Toyota Corolla
L
2018 Honda Civic
EX
Powertrain 7-Speed CVT Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
28 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
35 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
132 hp @ 6,000 RPM
158 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
128 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
138 lb-ft @ 4,200 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.8:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.39 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 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 -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 865 lbs 942 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.1 in 182.3 in
Width 69.9 in 70.8 in
Height 57.3 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Toyota Corolla
L

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Slate Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Southeast Region Admin Fee
  • TRD Performance Exhaust
2018 Honda Civic
EX

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Burgundy Night Pearl
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Rallye Red
  • White Orchid Pearl

Option Packages

  • Side Underbody Spoiler
  • Wheels: 17" Alloy

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