Dare to Compare: 2017 Honda Civic in Kansas City, MO


The compact car segment may not be experiencing the record sales numbers of years past, but there's still plenty of competition left to go around. The 2017 Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and Nissan Sentra have all made a name for themselves as all-around fantastic cars. The real question is which model ends up on top when these three compact cars are put on the chopping block? But the answer is clear: the Honda Civic.

2017 Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla

  • The new Honda Civic arrives with an MSRP of $21,140,* more than $500 cheaper than the Toyota Corolla's $21,665 MSRP.*
  • The Civic earns up to an EPA-estimated 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway, easily topping the Corolla's 27 mpg city/35 mpg highway*.
  • The Civic comes with a standard automatic transmission, while the same feature costs extra in the Corolla.
  • Remote Engine Start comes as an available feature in the Civic. The Corolla lacks any comparable equipment.
  • The 2017 Civic edges out the Corolla with 97.8 cubic feet and 97.1 cubic feet of passenger volume, respectively.

2017 Honda Civic vs Nissan Sentra

  • While the Nissan Sentra starts at a much lower price than the Toyota Corolla, the Honda Civic still undercuts it by more than $400.*
  • While the Civic earns up to an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway, the Sentra falls short with an EPA-estimated 37 mpg highway*.
  • The Sentra weighs in with a base curb weight of 2,906 pounds. The Civic is much more maneuverable with a base curb eight of just 2,751 pounds.
  • Both the Civic and Sentra seat up to five passengers, but the Civic offers more space with just shy of 2 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Sentra.
  • The Honda Civic's base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine churns out 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque. That easily tops the Corolla's 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine output of 124 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque.

Stop in at Lee's Summit Honda to take the sporty 2017 Honda Civic for a test drive today!

*Use for comparison only. EPA estimates. Actual mileage will vary. Does not include $875 Destination and Handling fee.


Lee's Summit Honda

401 NE Colbern Rd
Directions Lees Summit, MO 64086

  • Sales: (816) 251-8747
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  • Parts: (888) 255-9839

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