Comparing the 2022 Honda Civic vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla

The Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla have been two of the most popular compact sedans on the market for many years. They are also perennial rivals, constantly vying for the same market segment. Both cars offer excellent fuel economy, comfortable rides, and various features. Both are also available as hatchbacks.

But how do they fare when pitted against one another in a head-to-head? Let's find out what distinguishing characteristics they have. Then you should check out Bob Lindsay Honda in Peoria, IL, to get a closer look at the 2022 Honda Civic and learn why it might be the perfect car for you.

Interior Comparison

In terms of interior quality, the 2022 Civic comes out leading. The Civic comes with more upscale materials and sports a more sophisticated design. The 2022 Corolla's interior is less classy than the Civic and features more hard plastics.

Honda's edge continues with cargo. Depending on the trim level selected, there is up to 15.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the sedan and 25.7 cubic feet in the hatchback. The Civic hatchback can accommodate up to 46.2 cubic feet of cargo when the back seats fold down.

The Corolla's trunk space is also smaller. The trunk space in a sedan is 13.1 cubic feet, slightly below the average segment. With the rear seats up, the cargo capacity of a Corolla hatchback is 17.8 cubic feet, and it can expand to 23.3 cubic feet when the seats fold down.

Performance Comparison

When compared, the 2.0-liter engine in the Toyota Corolla only generates 169 horsepower and takes 8.2 seconds to get from zero to 60 miles per hour.The Honda Civic has the engine advantage because it has a quicker 1.5-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine, capable of 180 horsepower. It can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in only 7.4 seconds.

Regarding ride quality, the 2022 Civic's independent suspension system contributes to the vehicle's assured, compliant driving dynamics. It's one of the few compacts that's enjoyable to drive. The 2022 Corolla, unfortunately, doesn't feel as comfortable.

The Civic is also available in two performance trim levels: Si and Type R.

Safety Features Comparison

The 2022 Civic and the 2022 Corolla both come standard with driver assist active safety suites from their respective automakers (Honda Sensing and Toyota Safety Sense), but Honda's is more responsive.

While the Toyota system includes adaptive cruise control and lane keep assist, these features have been around for some time. The Honda Sensing suite in the new Civic is more akin to smart car driving in that it shows you all the cars around you on the instrument cluster screen and helps you stay in your lane with steering assistance.

Find the 2022 Civic in Peoria, IL

The Honda in 2022 is the better compact sedan for the reasons above. Its superiority extends to the cabin, safety, and overall performance. To take a 2022 Honda Civic for a spin, get in touch with Bob Lindsay Honda of Peoria, IL. You can also find out about current specials and deals by looking at the available units. The ideal Honda you've been searching for is right here, don't delay getting in touch with us.