2017 Honda Civic Versus Toyota Corolla: Two Options to Consider
February 09 2018,
With the 2017 Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla, we get two cars that are among the best-selling models in their segment. The Honda Civic, for example, has actually been the best-selling car in Canada for over 20 years now, and the trend does not seem to be slowing down.
The Toyota Corolla is almost as popular, and when we take a look at each of these vehicles, the reason becomes clearer. Known for its reliability, resale value, comfort, and safety, the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are two vehicles that are hard to ignore in the compact vehicle segment.
A 2017 Honda Civic Has Undergone a Complete Redesign
Completely redesigned not too long ago, the 2017 Honda Civic offers cutting-edge technologies when it comes to safety and connectivity, as well as powerful and efficient engines.
Two engines are available in the 2017 Honda Civic. The first is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. This engine is one of the most powerful in the industry and one of the most fuel-efficient as well. The average fuel consumption is 7.8 litres per 100 kilometres in the city and 6.0 litres per 100 kilometres on the highway with the same gearbox. Opt for the manual, and fuel consumption is just a tad higher while remaining reasonable with an average of 7.4 litres per 100 kilometres when combining highway and city driving.
That said, if you are looking for a powerful engine that is even more fuel-efficient than the engine described above, you’re looking for the 1.5-litre turbo four-cylinder engine that comes as an option in the Civic lineup. This engine develops 174 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque while its fuel consumption is set at only 7.4 litres per 100 kilometres in the city and 5.6 litres per 100 kilometres on the highway with the CVT gearbox.
With the 2.0-litre engine, In the case of the Toyota Corolla, there are two versions of a 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine. The first version develops 132 horsepower while the second offers 140 horsepower. In both cases, we end up with a higher fuel consumption rating than the Civic, with an average of 8.2 litres per 100 kilometres in the city and 6.2 litres per 100 kilometres on the highway.
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