2018 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

Exterior view of a gray 2018 Honda Civic Sedan on left "VS" Exterior view of 2018 Toyota Corolla on right

When it is finally time to start the search for a new vehicle, likely the first attribute on the list of must-haves is good fuel efficiency. As gas prices climb, our only fight is a vehicle that sips the fuel while still delivering the performance we need on a daily basis. With those parameters in place, the two vehicle choices that jump to the top of the list are the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Toyota Corolla. Both of these vehicles offer extraordinary fuel economy, performance and style. Don’t make your final decision with the flip of a coin, find out all the differences and similarities between the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Toyota Corolla right here, and make an informed decision.



2018 Honda Civic Sedan

Versus

2018 Toyota Corolla

2.0L 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.8L 4-Cylinder
158 Horsepower 132
138 LB-FT Torque 128 LB-FT
28 MPG City/ 40 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 28 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY

*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 2018 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.

The Difference is in the Details

As you can see from the chart above, the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan offers a more powerful and efficient engine than the 2018 Toyota Corolla. Both the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Toyota Corolla offer six trim levels to choose from, allowing car buyers to select the options and upgrades that are right for them. When opting for the top-tier trim level of each model, the Honda Civic Sedan Touring and the Toyota Corolla XSE, it’s easy to see the advantages of the Civic Sedan. Both the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Toyota Corolla get a 7” color touchscreen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, but the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan Touring comes with a standard premium 450-watt, 10-speaker stereo system while the 2018 Corolla XSE makes a paltry 6-speaker stereo available as an optional upgrade. The 2018 Honda Civic Sedan Touring trim level also gets equipped with a dual-zone automatic climate control, something the 2018 Corolla doesn’t even offer. Once you dive into the details, the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan offers better interior amenities, along with more power and efficiency than the 2018 Toyota Corolla. You can take the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan on a test drive at Cale Yarborough Honda in Florence, SC today.


Front exterior view of Honda CR-V
Passenger side exterior view of Honda Accord sedan

Based on 2018 EPA ratings. Use for comparison only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition (for hybrid vehicles) and other factors.Based on EPA ratings. Use for comparison only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition (for hybrid vehicles) and other factors.