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Comparison: 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Honda Civic

Comparison: 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Honda Civic

When you think about the compact car segment, the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are the first that come to mind. These 5-passenger cars are long-time rivals that are both considered to be reliable and economical, but you will quickly see why the Corolla has more to offer. Longo Toyota, located in the Los Angeles area, has the inventory and a sales team equipped with knowledge to get you into the 2019 Toyota Corolla.

Performance

2019 Toyota Corolla

The 2019 Toyota Corolla is available in six different trims: L, LE, LE Eco, XLE, SE, and XSE. Using fuel efficient Valvematic engine technology, the LE and XLE trims produce an estimated EPA rating of 36 mpg highway/28 mpg city, while the XSE offers 35 mpg highway and 28 mpg city. The Corolla’s 1.8L in-line 4-cylinder engine generates 132 HP with 128 lb-ft of torque and uses a CVTi-S transmission, or a manual transmission in the SE 6MT trim. The SE and XSE also features a Sport mode that allows drivers to fine tune their driving experience based on different types of performance setups.

2019 Honda Civic

The 2019 Honda Civic is available in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring trims. The LX and Sport trims have a 2.0L in-line 4-cylinder engine yielding 158 HP and 138 lb-ft of torque, and either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission. The manual transmission produces an estimated EPA rating of 36 mpg highway and 25 mpg city, while the base CVT trim estimates to have 38 mpg highway and 30 mpg city.

Features

2019 Toyota Corolla

You want to be comfortable driving your new car, but also want to extend comfort to your passengers. The 2019 Toyota Corolla offers nearly 4 more inches of rear legroom than its competitors and the SofTex® seats provide a leather-like feel while delivering a water-and stain-resistant surface. The sportier, higher trims have an available rear spoiler and a sports car-inspired gauge cluster that matches the Corolla's fun-to-drive spirit. The Entune™ infotainment system offers a 6.1-inch or 7-inch (depending on the model) touchscreen with a 6-speaker audio system.

2019 Honda Civic

Leather-trimmed seating throughout the cabin is available on the EX-L and Touring trims and you can opt for the 60/40 split rear fold-down seatback to make it easier to pack larger items. The LX trim comes standard with a 5-inch color LCD screen, 160-watt audio system with 4-speakers, or you can choose the available 7-inch electrostatic touch-screen display with a 180-watt audio system.

Safety

2019 Toyota Corolla

Featured on every Corolla is Toyota's Star Safety System, designed to enhance traction and braking in order to help avoid accidents. In addition to the eight standard airbags, whiplash injury lessening seats can help reduce the severity of whiplash injuries in certain rear end collisions.

2019 Honda Civic

Honda Sensing® is designed to alert you to things you might miss while driving. This suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies include collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation system, lane keeping assist, and forward collision warning.

Pricing

2019 Toyota Corolla

Starting at $18,700 MSRP

2019 Honda Civic

Staring at $19,450 MSRP

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