2020 Civic LX comparison

2020 Honda Civic

2020 Corolla L comparison

2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla

2020 Civic Sedan LX with CVT

2020 Corolla with 2-speed CVT
1.5L I-4 engine


1.8L 4-cylinder engine
174 hp


139 hp
162 lb-ft


126 lb-ft
15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

13.1 cubic feet

Whether you’re looking for a little extra power under the hood, more interior space, or plenty of safety features to have your back, a sedan that has it all can take your Redmond and Woodinville commute to the next level. You may even be choosing between great options such as the 2020 Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla, however only one can end up in your driveway. Whatever your budget, you can find what you need in our new and pre-owned Civic  inventory. Discover the right sedan to take home with the help of our 2020 Corolla vs. Civic comparison from the auto experts at Honda of Kirkland.

2020 Civic vs. Corolla: Performance Specs

Since one of the first things sedan buyers will want to look at is performance, customers will surely be impressed by the Civic. Despite coming with a slightly smaller engine configuration and transmission than the Corolla, the new Civic generates a much more powerful drive on the road as seen by the specs for the base Civic Sedan LX and Corolla trim levels below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan

  • 1.5L I-4 engine
  • CVT transmission
  • 158 hp
  • 138 lb-ft of torque

2020 Toyota Corolla

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder engine
  • 2-speed CVT transmission
  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque

2020 Civic vs. Corolla: Safety Features

When you compare the Corolla vs. Civic in terms of safety features, both features their own brand driver-assistive technology systems which are Honda Sensing® and Toyota Safety Sense™. While there are similar offerings in both sedan safety systems, the Honda option features additional capabilities such as Lane Keeping Assist System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Traffic Sign Recognition.

2020 Civic Sedan driving at night

2020 Civic vs. Corolla: Cargo and Passenger Space

Much like many other popular sedans the 2020 Civic and Corolla both feature standard 5-passenger seating. If you’re looking for even more room to stretch out and get comfortable for longer rides you’ll appreciate the ample passenger space that’s offered in the Civic over the Corolla. More storage space is also another plus when you opt for the Civic as you’ll have a wider cabin to help you with everyday errands, as well as carry luggage or work equipment wherever you need. Take a look at the differing interior dimensions for both models below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan

  • Cargo Space: 46.2 cubic feet
  • Rear Head Room: 37.4 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 36 inches
  • Front Head Room: 39.3 inches
  • Front Legroom: 42.3 inches

2020 Toyota Corolla

  • Cargo Space: 13.1 cubic feet
  • Rear Head Room: 37.1 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 34.8 inches
  • Front Head Room: 38.3 inches
  • Front Legroom: 42 inches

Drive Home in a New 2020 Civic From Honda of Kirkland 

No matter which way you compare the Corolla vs. Civic, you can trust that you’ll have everything you need to keep moving and feel safe wherever the road takes you. Make your way over to Honda of Kirkland and where you can learn more about the Civic color options and browse our extensive inventory. Contact us today for auto finance information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Seattle and Lynnwood!

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