2019 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. Toyota Corolla Hatchback

August 6th, 2019 by

2019 Honda Civic Hatchback Exterior Front Angle Driver Side Night

Drivers seldom spend long comparing 2019 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Even a cursory comparison quickly shows the Civic Hatchback coming out ahead. That might be why Edmunds.com praises it for offering “the most comprehensive combination of feature content, comfort, and driving entertainment”.

Read on to compare the following:

  • Price and Residual Value
  • MPG and Power
  • Interior Space

Price and Residual Value

2019 Honda Civic Hatchback LX CVT 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback SE 6MT
$21,450* Base Price MSRP $20,140
56% ALG Residual Value %
After 36 months
38% ALG Residual Value %
After 60 months

The Honda Civic Hatchback might start a little higher than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, but its popularity and reputation for reliability mean it holds significantly more of its value over time.

MPG and Power

Efficiency scores are always going to be important, and the Honda Civic Hatchback does far better as standard than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback:

  • Honda Civic Hatchback Standard MPG: Up to an EPA-estimated 31 in the city and 40 on the highway**.
  • Toyota Corolla Hatchback Standard MPG: Up to an EPA-estimated 28 in the city and 37 on the highway.

Even so, the Honda actually possesses more power. A turbocharged 4-cylinder makes up to 180 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque vs. just 168 hp and 155 lb-ft of torque with the Toyota.

Interior Space

2019 Honda Civic Hatchback LX CVT 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback SE 6MT
25.7 Cubic Feet Trunk Volume 17.8 Cubic Feet
97.2 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 84.6 Cubic Feet
39.3 Inches Front Headroom 38.4 Inches
42.3 Inches Front Legroom 42.0 Inches
57.0 Inches Front Shoulder Room 54.0 Inches

Whether you’re looking to stretch out and relax or load in cargo, the Honda Civic Hatchback interior offers significantly more space than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

The Honda Civic Hatchback Utterly Outclasses the Toyota Corolla Hatchback

It’s hard to seriously consider the Toyota Corolla Hatchback after checking out the Honda Civic Hatchback, especially when you take our current special offers into account. To find out more or arrange a test drive, simply visit your local Central Illinois Honda dealer or contact us directly.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $930.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 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.