2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX vs 2016 Toyota Corolla L

The compact car segment of the automotive industry is packed to the brim with tons of choices. It can be hard to determine exactly which one is best suited for you when there are so many to pick from. However, our team here at Garden State Honda is working to provide our readers with detailed comparisons to show drivers who Honda vehicles stand up against their competition. This time we’re focusing on the all-new, completely redesigned 2016 Honda Civic Sedan, and we’re going to compare it to the iconic 2016 Toyota Corolla.

To keep the comparison fair and clear, we’re only focusing on the base models for both vehicles. The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX and the 2016 Toyota Corolla L will be our main focus. Drivers will notice these two are equipped with similar size engines, and both of them are set standard with front-wheel drive. Both of these base models offer both a manual and automatic transmission option, but we’re going to focus on the automatic option for this comparison.

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2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX 2016 Toyota Corolla L
2.0-liter I-4 Engine 1.8-liter I-4
15.1 cu. Ft. Cargo Volume 13 cu. Ft.
Standard Rearview Camera Not available
31 city/41 hwy* MPG 27 city/36 hwy

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Looking deeper into the performance capabilities of both vehicles, drivers will notice the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX pumps out 158 horsepower, whereas the 2016 Toyota Corolla L produces 132 horsepower. Fuel efficiency is often times a huge factor when it comes to picking out the best compact sedan. As noted in the chart above, the Civic does offer a more impressive fuel economy than the Corolla. Those who choose the Civic Sedan will ultimately save more money on fuel costs than those who choose the Corolla.

When it comes to safety, these compact sedans don’t take the subject lightly. Both are equipped with standard brake assist, hill start assist, traction control and child proof rear door locks. However, when it comes to standard technology and convenience features, the base model of the Honda Civic shines much brighter than the base model of the Corolla. The 2016 Honda Civic Sedan LX is set standard with automatic climate control, cruise control, a rearview camera and keyless entry. All of which are not available on the 2016 Toyota Corolla L. Fog lights are optional on the Civic but are not available on the Corolla. The Civic also comes standard with floor mats throughout the cabin, which are only optional in the Corolla.

Those interested in learning more about what the all-new 2016 Honda Civic Sedan has to offer are welcome to contact our team here at Garden State Honda for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel of this fuel efficient compact sedan by scheduling a test drive online today.

*27 city/40 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 6MT model. 31 city/41 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT models. 31 city/42 highway/35 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT models. Based on 2016 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.

2016 Honda Civic Sedan front grille
2016 Honda Civic Sedan seating
2016 Honda Civic Sedan technology
2016 Honda Civic Sedan taillights

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