2015 Honda Civic SE
2015 Toyota Corolla
$18,490 MSRP $16,950
30 City/39 Hwy* Fuel Economy 28 City/37 Hwy
94.6 cu-ft. Passenger Volume 97.5 cu-ft.
4-Cyl. 143 hp 129 lb-ft. Engine 4-Cyl. 132 hp 128 lb-ft.

2015 Honda Civic vs 2015 Toyota Corolla

2015 Honda Civic vs 2015 Toyota Corolla

The basic idea behind a compact sedan is to offer a slimmed down car with better fuel efficiency. Many vehicles in the segment have managed to push past this, providing a sporty ride and advanced features. To see who has done it the best, we’ve compared the 2015 Honda Civic vs the 2015 Toyota Corolla, two of the most popular compact sedans today. They are both affordable and fun to drive, but have some key differences.

The Honda Civic, though slightly higher in cost, offers a better overall performance in terms of power, handling and fuel efficiency. The Civic also scored better with the IIHS and offers front crash prevention technology and a standard rearview camera. The Civic makes for a more interesting ride without adding any risk. It also offers more advanced features for entertainment and comfort thanks to the HondaLink infotainment system and high quality interior materials.

The 2015 Honda Civic in Dayton, Ohio

The 2015 Honda Civic was named the best compact sedan to buy for the 2015 model year by Kelley Blue Book for a reason. It shows its quality at every turn. It’s also a an IIHS Top Safety Pick. The Civic also offers unique styling to set you apart from other drivers with just another compact sedan. There are several options for variations of the Honda Civic, from the faster coupe and the stripped down HF which offers less technology and a higher fuel efficiency.

The Civic comes with advanced safety features like Honda LaneWatch to help you keep an eye on the road, even when you’re having a blast behind the wheel. With a slew of other advanced technologies throughout the interior, you’re surrounded by layers of safety. And though the matchup may be close, the Honda Civic manages to pull ahead in too many ways for the Corolla to keep up. And as the most popular compact car in North America, a lot of people seem to agree.

*30 city/39 highway/33 combined mpg rating for CVT models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.