2020 Honda Civic

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With so many sedans on the road today, finding the right one for you can be tricky. To help you decide, the team at Lee's Summit Honda has highlighted two popular models in the following 2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla comparison page.

In this head-to-head guide, we'll focus on the 2020 Honda Civic EX and the 2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT. To find 2020 Civic models for sale in Lee's Summit, MO, browse our online inventory. To speak with a Lee's Summit Honda representative, call (816) 251-8700 or send us a message online.

Honda Civic vs. Toyota CorollaPerformance & Handling

Ensure that your new sedan has the performance you're searching for. Not only does the 1.5L turbocharged engine found in the 2020 Civic outpace the 2.0L I4 of the Corolla in terms of power, but it also gains an edge when comparing fuel economy. 2020 Civic and Corolla performance specs are as follows:

2020 Honda Civic EX


2020 Toyota Corolla SE

1.5L Turbo 4-cylinder


2.0L 4-cylinder

174 HP


169 HP

162 lb.-ft.


151 lb.-ft.

32 city / 42 hwy MPG

Fuel Economy*

31 city / 40 hwy MPG

*Based on 2020 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.

Honda Civic vs. Toyota CorollaInterior Amenities

Whether you're behind the wheel, riding shotgun, or in the back, you're sure to enjoy every mile in the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. Both cars are equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel and 60/40 split-folding rear seats, but only the 2020 Civic is available with the following features:

  • Eight-speaker audio system
  • Push-button start
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Heated front seats
  • Eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat
  • One-touch power moonroof with tilt feature
  • Remote start system

Cargo Space

In addition to seating for five, you'll also find ample cargo space inside these refined sedans. The 2020 Civic provides up to 15.1 cu.-ft. of cargo volume, while the 2020 Corolla measures in at 13.1 cu.-ft. That's enough room for luggage, gym bags, groceries, and most everything you need for your daily routine.

Honda Civic vs. Toyota CorollaExterior Design

With aggressive bodylines and eye-catching design cues, the 2020 Civic and Corolla are sure to stand out from the crowd. Both sedans are equipped with LED daytime running lights, a rear spoiler, and heated sideview mirrors. However, the Honda Civic raises the bar with the following exclusive features:

  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • Fog lights
2020 Honda Civic exterior

Honda Civic vs. Toyota CorollaTechnology Features

Drivers and passengers alike will stay connected inside the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. With a responsive infotainment system centered around a large touchscreen display, you'll have information and entertainment right at your fingertips. Tech features that the Civic and Corolla share include:

  • HD touchscreen display
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • HD Radio™
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™ compatibility
  • Bluetooth® wireless connectivity

Honda Civic vs. Toyota CorollaSafety Features

Thanks to Honda Sensing® and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0, drivers of the Civic and Corolla are backed up by a number of advanced safety technologies. A collision mitigation system, road departure system, adaptive cruise control, and more are found in either car. The following 2020 Civic safety features are not included in similarly priced Corolla models:

  • Lane keeping assist system
  • Forward collision warning
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • Multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines

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