When we compare the 2021 Toyota Corolla's and the 2021 Honda Civic's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Toyota Corolla has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. The 2021 Honda Civic has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2021 Toyota Corolla and 2021 Honda Civic have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Toyota Corolla's and the 2021 Honda Civic's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Honda Civic is a better car than the 2021 Toyota Corolla.
2021 Toyota Corolla vs. 2021 Honda Civic Pricing
A used 2021 Toyota Corolla ranges from $17,684 to $25,227 while a used 2021 Honda Civic is priced between $19,999 to $27,660.
2021 Toyota Corolla vs. 2021 Honda Civic Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Toyota Corolla loses 32.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Honda Civic loses 30.4 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Honda Civic retains 2.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Toyota Corolla.
2021 Toyota Corolla vs. 2021 Honda Civic Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Corolla is 8.8 out of 10 while the Honda Civic's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Corolla being ranked 4 out of 26 Best Compact Cars and the Honda Civic being ranked 3 out of 26. Out of 43 Best Small Cars, the Toyota Corolla is ranked 6 and the Honda Civic is ranked 5.
2021 Toyota Corolla vs. 2021 Honda Civic Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Corolla is 8.7 out of 10. For the Honda Civic the reliability rating is 8.8 out of 10. This gives the Honda Civic a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Toyota Corolla.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Toyota Corolla’s base engine makes 139 horsepower, and the 2021 Honda Civic base engine makes 158 horsepower. Both the Corolla and the Civic are rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 502 and 471 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the 2021 Honda Civic has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2021 Toyota Corolla and 2021 Honda Civic are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2021 Toyota Corolla and the 2021 Honda Civic have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.