Value is the name of the game in the compact sedan class and few provide more than the best-selling Toyota Corolla. With an affordable price tag that is perfect for first-time car buyers or car shoppers on a budget and a long list of standard features, the Toyota Corolla has cemented its status as America’s best-selling compact car. Billed as a class leader, the Toyota Corolla is not without strong competitors and the redesigned Honda Civic is at the top of the list. Take a look at what makes the Toyota Corolla a class leader in a 2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Honda Civic comparison.
Sleek and athletic, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is an attractive option for car buyers that will deliver a dynamic driving experience. Available in five well-equipped, value-driven trim levels including an all-new Special Edition, the Toyota Corolla can be tailored to fit your needs. A primary asset of the Toyota Corolla that many competitors cannot match is the standard Toyota Entune Audio interface. Complete with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth hands-free capabilities, standard USB ports and Siri Eyes Free voice control, Toyota Entune will keep you connected. A Toyota Corolla Special Edition is the highlight of the Toyota compact and provides drivers with a one-of-a-kind style and an arsenal of high-end features.
|2016 Toyota Corolla||VS||2016 Honda Civic|
|132-Hp 1.8-Liter Four-Cylinder||Standard Engine||158-Hp 2.0-Liter Four-Cylinder|
|27 MPG City/36 MPG Hwy||Fuel Economy||31 MPG City/41 MPG Hwy|
|41.4 Inches||Rear Legroom||37.4 Inches|
When you are searching for your first car or you are shopping on a budget, chances are the price tag is the first thing you look at. In that regard, the Toyota Corolla stands out from its competition in the 2016 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Honda Civic comparison, with a base MSRP of just $17,230. At that price, the Toyota Corolla provides a long list of standard features that the Honda Civic cannot match with a higher starting price of $18,640.
Under the hood, the Toyota Corolla possesses an energetic 132-horsepower 1.8-liter four-cylinder that is paired with a standard four-speed automatic transmission. Upgrading to the available continuously variable transmission will upgrade fuel-economy ratings. While the standard Honda Civic powertrain delivers exceptional power and frugal fuel-efficiency numbers, the Toyota Corolla LE Eco will take performance to a new level. With a refined 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that employs Valvematic technology, the Corolla LE Eco increases power output. Paired with a continuously variable transmission, the Corolla LE Eco will make 30 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway.
While choosing a compact sedan will deliver a dynamic ride that is agile and efficient, it does not mean that it has to be uncomfortable for passengers. The Toyota Corolla provides rear passengers with a class-leading 41.4 inches of legroom that dwarfs what the Honda Civic has to offer. In addition to a spacious, well-equipped cabin, the Toyota Corolla adds a 13 cubic-foot trunk that is perfect for day-to-day errands. Stop in today at J. Pauley Toyota to get behind the wheel of the 2016 Toyota Corolla.