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2017 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2017 Toyota Corolla

If you are looking for a compact four-door sedan, then you may be overwhelmed by options. Eventually you will have to look at either Honda or Toyota, and we are here to show you how the two manufacturers compare with their most prominent compact sedans. Let’s see which brand is right for you with our 2017 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2017 Toyota Corolla comparison.

For this comparison, we will be using specific trim levels to give you an accurate portrait of how these two cars really compare to one another. For the Honda Civic Sedan we will be using the base model LX trim, and for the Toyota Corolla we will be using the base model L trim. You can see both of these models pictured side-by-side right here. If you would like to see the Indy Honda new Honda Civic Sedan inventory in Indianapolis, then click the link below.

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2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX VS 2017 Toyota Corolla L
31 City / 40 Highway (CVT)* Fuel Efficiency 28 City / 36 Highway
158 Horsepower 132
CVT or 6-Speed Manual Transmission CVT
Standard Automatic Climate Control Not Available

How does the Honda Civic Sedan compare to the Toyota competition?

Performance and efficiency are often a tradeoff. Typically the more power you have under the hood the worse off your mpg numbers are, but apparently that doesn’t apply to this comparison even when both models are equipped with a continuously variable transmission. According to EPA estimates, the Civic Sedan LX gets 3 more mpg in the city and 4 more mpg out on the highway.*

The Civic Sedan LX manages to provide that extra mpg while also generating 26 more horsepower than the Toyota Corolla L. The base model Honda Civic Sedan also gives you the option between a 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT. This way you can select a transmission that suits your driving style.

The Honda Civic Sedan LX also comes with many standard features that are either not available or cost extra with the Toyota Corolla L. Automatic climate control is one of them, but the Honda also comes with remote keyless entry, tailgate power lock/unlock, floor mats, and disc brakes all the way around. These are standard features that are simply not present on the Toyota Corolla L.

If you are interested in the Honda Civic Sedan and you are in the Indianapolis area, then you should check out our extensive Honda inventory at Indy Honda. We know you will be impressed.

*28 city / 40 highway/ 32 combined mpg rating for LX model with 6-speed manual transmission. 31 city / 40 highway / 34 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 31 city / 42 highway / 35 combined mpg rating for EX-T model with 6-speed manual transmission. 32 city / 42 highway / 36 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX front and back view
2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX manual shifter
2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX back-up camera
2017 Honda Civic Sedan LX charge ports

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