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Vehicle Comparisons:
2016 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla


If you’re in the market for an affordable new sedan, then chances are you’re considering the 2016 Honda Civic and 2016 Toyota Corolla. So which is best for you?

To help you find out, the automotive professionals at Full Throttle will give you a better idea of just how the 2016 Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla compare with this review below.

2016 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Sport Performance

2016 Honda Civic

A 2.0-liter I-4 engine that provides up to 158 horsepower and works with an available continuously variable transmission (CVT) to deliver notable efficiency powers the 2016 Honda Civic. You can add a 1.5-liter turbocharged I-4 engine to experience more power behind the wheel. This engine can deliver up to 174 horsepower.

The Toyota Corolla also generates a notable performance with help from its 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. However, this engine only offers 132 horsepower. The sedan does offer another engine option, but this still lacks power with only 140 horsepower.

Interior Space

The 2016 Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla can seat five passengers comfortably thanks to their spacious interiors. The Honda Civic has 97.8 cubic feet of passenger volume, with 42.3 inches of legroom in the front seats and 37.4 inches in the back. Plus it has 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space when you need to store and transport your cargo.

The interior in the 2016 Corolla is just a bit smaller. Overall, it only has 97.5 cubic feet of passenger space. On top of that, this sedan offers a less roomy trunk with only 13 cubic feet of trunk space.

Advanced Technologies

2016 Honda CivicThose driving the 2016 Honda Civic will have access to an advanced infotainment system with all-new smartphone integration technologies. With this, you can use a selection of mobile apps, make and receive calls and texts, and much more. SiriusXM® Radio is also available for a variety of music, talk, and sports stations.

The Corolla is home to an advanced infotainment system as well. Unfortunately, this sedan doesn’t include smartphone integration technologies to help you stay connected to the outside world.