2018 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2018 Hyundai Elantra

Front exterior view of a white 2018 Honda Civic Sedan on the left "vs" side exterior view of a blue 2018 Hyundai Elantra

When looking for a new compact car it easy to be drawn to the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. Both of these stylish sedans offer a sporty and athletic exterior allure and provide powerful yet efficient drivetrains. On the inside, they both offer inviting and comfortable cabins that pamper their passengers with the latest technology features and spacious seating. On the surface, it is difficult to determine which of these vehicles is right for you and that is why we have compared the key similarities and differences between them to help you make an informed decision on your new vehicle purchase.



2018 Honda Civic

Versus

2018 Hyundai Elantra

2.0L In-line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L In-line 4-Cylinder
158 HP/ 138 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 147 HP/ !32 LB-FT
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
28 MPG City/ 40 MPG Hwy Fuel Economy* 26 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY
*EPA estimates of the Base Trim level and Standard Equipment.

Compare the 2018 Civic Sedan & the 2018 Elantra

As you can see from the convenient chart above the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan’s standard drivetrain slightly outperforms the 2018 Hyundai Elantra’s in terms of both power and efficiency. Of course, both the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra offer upgrades to their standard drivetrains. The 2018 Honda Civic offers a 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder that cranks out 174 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque while still averaging EPA fuel efficiency estimates of 32 MPG City/ 42 MPG HWY when paired with the available Continuously Variable Transmission. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra offers a 1.4L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder that delivers 128 Horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque and averages EPA estimates of 32 MPG City/ 40 MPG HWY when working with the available Dual-Clutch Transmission. So, even the engine upgrade of the 2018 Honda Civic also outperforms the engine upgrade of the 2018 Hyundai Elantra.

On the interior of the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra, you will find seating for five people, but the 2018 Civic offers more standard passenger volume (97.8 Cubic Feet) than the 2018 Elantra does (95.8 Cubic Feet). The 2018 Honda Civic Sedan also offers slightly more front and rear legroom than the 2018 Hyundai Elantra. With more powerful and efficient drivetrain options and more interior space, the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan sneaks past the 2018 Hyundai Elantra at the finish line. You can take the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan for a test drive today at Cale Yarborough Honda in Florence, SC.



Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 Honda Civic Sedan

2018 Honda Civic Sedan Specs & Features

2018 Honda Civic Sedan in Florence SC The sculpted body of the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan gives it a powerful road presence that is personified by the aggressive front fascia. Highlighted by wide-set headlights that are topped with a chrome accent and a lower intake that accentuates the wide and low stance of the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan. Contours ripple from the edges of the hood to meet the front fenders and then flow down the door handles. The profile accent line is mirrored with a slight scoop above the lower rocker panel. These body contours coupled with the longer wheelbase and lower profile affords the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan with a sporty seduction. The “C” shaped taillights creatively complete the standout style of the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan. If the sporty styling of the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan has you excited, come see all it has to offer first-hand at Cale Yarborough Honda in Florence, SC today.

*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.

 

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