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2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla

2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Toyota Corolla
2021 Honda Civic LX Sedan


2021 Toyota Corolla L Sedan
2.0L I-4 engine

Base Engine

1.8L 4-cylinder engine
158 hp


139 hp
138 lb-ft


126 lb-ft
30 mpg city/38 mpg highway* with CVT

Fuel Economy

30 mpg city/38 mpg highway
15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Trunk Volume

13.1 cubic feet

Many Brookfield drivers remember the Honda Civic sedan, but how does it compare the Toyota Corolla? Both of them are quality sedans, but in this comparison of the 2021 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla you’ll see how the Honda Civic outperforms the Corolla. Just keep reading to learn more from Honda of Danbury. 

Corolla vs. Civic: Performance 

In terms of performance, when comparing the Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla you’ll see that the Civic has higher horsepower, with the same quality fuel economy. See for yourself how these two sedans perform on Bethel roads: 

2021 Honda Civic LX Sedan: 

2021 Toyota Corolla L Sedan: 

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder base engine
  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway
  • Continuously Variable Transmission

Corolla vs. Civic: Interior Dimensions

What about what it’s like to ride in either of these sedans? Well, between the Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla, the Civic is slightly more spacious and has more cargo room. You’ll never have to worry about fitting the groceries in the car when you drive the Civic in New Fairfield: 

2021 Honda Civic Sedan: 

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 39.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 42.3 / 37.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 57 / 55 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear): 53.7 / 47.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 15.1 cubic feet

2021 Toyota Corolla: 

  • Headroom (Front/Rear): 38.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear): 42 / 34.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear): 54 / 51.7 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear): 53.9 / 51.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume: 13.1 cubic feet

Corolla vs. Civic: Safety

Both of these sedans have a variety of safety features to make every drive on Danbury roads as secure as possible: 

2021 Honda Civic Sedan Honda Sensing®: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System™ (RDMS™)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

2021 Toyota Corolla Toyota Sense™ 2.0: 

  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Auto High-Beams
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Find the Honda Civic at Honda of Danbury

Come to Honda of Danbury to take a Honda Civic for a test drive. Just contact us to arrange one. You can also check our new vehicle specials to see if you can get a special deal.

*30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX and EX-L trims. Based on 2021 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.


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