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Ford Mustang vs. Honda Civic

When we compare the Ford Mustang to the Honda Civic, the Ford Mustang has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Honda Civic has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Ford Mustang versus the Honda Civic, the Honda Civic is a better car than the Ford Mustang.

Ford Mustang versus Honda Civic Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Ford Mustang ranges from $26,996 to $93,983 while a used Honda Civic from the same model year range is priced between $20,299 to $29,817. For a new model, the Ford Mustang's price is between $30,374 and $96,922, with the Honda Civic priced between $22,397 and $29,294.

Ford Mustang versus Honda Civic Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford Mustang is 8.4 out of 10 while the Honda Civic's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the Ford Mustang being ranked 1 out of 14 Best Sports Cars and the Honda Civic being ranked 2 out of 51 Best Small Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford Mustang’s base engine makes 310 horsepower, and the Honda Civic base engine makes 158 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Honda Civic, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Ford Mustang, a sports car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

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2022 Ford Mustang

2023 Honda Civic

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$30,374 - $96,922

Used Asking Price:

$26,996 - $93,983

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

21%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,397 - $29,294

Used Asking Price:

$20,299 - $29,817

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

30.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

9.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 14
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3 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 51
2 / 51
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3 / 51

Summary Review

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Convertible

Available Body Styles

Hatchback

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

EcoBoost, GT Premium, EcoBoost Premium

Trim Levels

EX-L, Type R, Sport, Sport Touring

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

310 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

350 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.088 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

138 foot-lbs @ 4200 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.054 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 29 / 24

Range (city/hwy):

326 / 450 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

45.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

34.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

29 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

52.2 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

82.8 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56 inches

Cargo Space:

14.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3515 lbs

Width:

81.9 inches

Height:

54.3 inches

Length:

188.5 inches

Wheelbase:

107.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2935 lbs

Width:

70.9 inches

Height:

55.7 inches

Length:

183.3 inches

Wheelbase:

107.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P235/55R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

235/40R18