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2020 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Honda Civic

Front driver angle of a gray 2020 Toyota Corolla on left VS front passenger angle of a blue 2019 Honda Civic on right

The 2020 Toyota Corolla and the 2019 Honda Civic are very close competitors in the sedan industry, which makes them great rivals for one another. However, one must be superior over the other. Here, we will compare these two sedans to find the similarities and differences between them.

Note that the standard models for each vehicle was researched. For the 2020 Toyota Corolla, this trim is the L. The LX is the standard trim for the 2019 Honda Civic. As higher trims are picked, features and capabilities will change. Now, let’s see which sedan reigns supreme.

2020 Toyota Corolla


2019 Honda Civic

$19,600 MSRP $19,550
33 Combined MPG Fuel Economy 29 Combined MPG
2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual Transmission 6-speed manual w/OD
2-speed CVT w/OD
5 people Seating Capacity 5 people

Test Drive the 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan in Hattiesburg MS

As we mentioned before, the 2020 Toyota Corolla and the 2019 Honda Civic are very close to each other in comparison. For instance, the starting MSRP is almost the same and both can seat up to five people. Differences appear when these sedans’ fuel economy and transmission are reviewed. First, the Corolla is much more efficient. It has 33 combined mpg compared to the 29 combined mpg that the Civic has. The transmission on the Corolla is a 2-speed CVT with overdrive and auto-manual. The Civic has two options available. The standard choice is the 6-speed manual w/OD, which isn’t ideal compared to the CVT. While it does offer a 2-speed CVT option, buyers would have to pay extra and auto-manual is not available. Thus, the Corolla has the advantage in the benefits it offers to its drivers.

If you live near Hattiesburg, Missouri, and are interested in the new 2020 Toyota Corolla, schedule a test drive here at Toyota of Hattiesburg! We’d be glad to share more of the great features and capabilities that this sedan offers.

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