Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra Comparison

2018 Honda Civic Sedan LX CVT
2018 Hyundai Elantra SE 6AT
Fuel Economy 31 City / 40 Highway 29 City / 38 Highway
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Horsepower @ RPM 158 @ 6500 RPM 147 @ 6200 RPM
Torque @ RPM 138 @ 4200 RPM 132 @ 4500 RPM
Exterior Dimensions (Length x Width x Height) 182.3 in. x 70.8 in. x 55.7 in. 179.9 in. x 70.9 in. x 56.5 in.
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 97.8 cu. ft. 95.8 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 15.1 cu. ft. 14.4 cu. ft.
Starting MSRP** $19,740 $17,950

Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra: Who Comes Out on Top?

The aggressively sculpted lines of the Honda Civic will certainly leave an impression as you cruise down city streets and into tight parking spaces. Urban, stylish, and reliable, the compact Hondas Civic packs a value that's anything but small. Whether you're looking for a new commuter vehicle or a comfortable sedan for longer road trips with friends and family, the Honda Civic is a stylish compact car choice for St. Louis, Missouri drivers.

At a slightly lower price point than the Honda Civic, the Hyundai Elantra is another popular compact car in the U.S. Like the Honda Civic, the Hyundai Elantra comes in multiple trims, depending on your budget and feature preference.

The Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra are both viable options for drivers around the St. Louis, MO area who are looking for a new commuter vehicle. Although both are classified as compact vehicles, the Honda Civic does measure out to be longer than the Hyundai Elantra. Although the Hyundai Elantra does start at a lower MSRP, the Hyundai Elantra is also less spacious and less fuel efficient than the Honda Civic. With more room for your passengers and cargo, as well as more MPG, the Honda Civic provides a longer and more spacious ride. Therefore, the Honda Civic, although coming at a slightly increased price, pulls ahead of the Hyundai Elantra due to its overall styling and great performance.

Curious about how that Honda Civic drives? Visit Bommarito Honda in Hazelwood, MO to test drive the Honda Civic or any of other Honda models today!


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