Honda Civic Hatchback vs Dodge Charger

2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
$24,950MSRP
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2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
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2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
$24,950MSRP
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MSRP

$34,230

MSRP

$24,950

Average price

$27,272

Average price

$22,883

Listings

9187

Listings

7423
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.7 out of 10
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Fun to drive
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine
Pros
  • Fun to drive
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • All-wheel drive not available
  • Fuel economy fell short of EPA rating
  • Blind-spot warning reserved for expensive trims

Reviews Summary

Hooligans and cops everywhere are saying their final goodbyes to the Dodge Charger, a full-size sedan both sides of the law have exonerated for intimidation and respect. The Charger, along with the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger coupe that share its 1990s-era Mercedes platform, will be discontinued after the 2023 model year. At one time the most powerful production sedan in the world—and still the most powerful running on gas—the Charger's replacement will be a trendy EV that Dodge doesn't really want to build. That's the law, though, so the Charger departs in full smoke and fury with three special edition Last Call models built in limited numbers for its final year. We drove one, a 2023 Charger Swinger, for a proper send-off.

Reviews Summary

Few cars can put a smile on your face when driving and making the monthly payment like a 2024 Civic can. That’s especially true when it comes to the hatchback version, which adds significant utility and an available manual transmission to the mix. Last redesigned for 2022, the Civic hasn’t seen any major changes since then. But next year, the 2025 Civic Hybrid arrives in both hatch and sedan flavors.

Verdict: We’re big fans of the 2024 Honda Civic. Unless you want all-wheel drive, you can’t go wrong with this excellent compact car. It’s practical and safe, affordable yet first-rate, and thanks to its available turbocharged engine is a blast to drive. Instead of getting a small SUV like everyone else, strongly consider a Civic Hatchback instead.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

3.6L 292 hp V6

Engine

2.0L 158 hp I4

Drive Train

RWD

Drive Train

FWD

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

292 hp @ 6350 rpm

Horsepower

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

MPG City

19

MPG City

30

MPG Highway

30

MPG Highway

38
2023 Dodge Charger
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
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2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
$24,950MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Dodge Charger
$34,230MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2024 Honda Civic Hatchback
$24,950MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$34,230
$24,950
Average price
$27,272
$22,883
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.6
4.5
Expert reviews

7.8 out of 10

Read full review

7.7 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • Powerful engine
  • Fun to drive
  • Stylish design
Cons
  • Outdated technology
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underwhelming base engine
Pros
  • Fun to drive
  • Comfortable
  • Great safety ratings
Cons
  • All-wheel drive not available
  • Fuel economy fell short of EPA rating
  • Blind-spot warning reserved for expensive trims
Summary
Hooligans and cops everywhere are saying their final goodbyes to the Dodge Charger, a full-size sedan both sides of the law have exonerated for intimidation and respect. The Charger, along with the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Challenger coupe that share its 1990s-era Mercedes platform, will be discontinued after the 2023 model year. At one time the most powerful production sedan in the world—and still the most powerful running on gas—the Charger's replacement will be a trendy EV that Dodge doesn't really want to build. That's the law, though, so the Charger departs in full smoke and fury with three special edition Last Call models built in limited numbers for its final year. We drove one, a 2023 Charger Swinger, for a proper send-off.

Few cars can put a smile on your face when driving and making the monthly payment like a 2024 Civic can. That’s especially true when it comes to the hatchback version, which adds significant utility and an available manual transmission to the mix. Last redesigned for 2022, the Civic hasn’t seen any major changes since then. But next year, the 2025 Civic Hybrid arrives in both hatch and sedan flavors.

Verdict: We’re big fans of the 2024 Honda Civic. Unless you want all-wheel drive, you can’t go wrong with this excellent compact car. It’s practical and safe, affordable yet first-rate, and thanks to its available turbocharged engine is a blast to drive. Instead of getting a small SUV like everyone else, strongly consider a Civic Hatchback instead.

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
3.6L 292 hp V6
2.0L 158 hp I4
Drive Train
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
292 hp @ 6350 rpm
158 hp @ 6500 rpm
MPG City
19
30
MPG Highway
30
38
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