2018 Toyota Corolla vs. 2018 Honda Civic

There are certain car brands that will surely ring a bell to auto buyers in Milford Connecticut and when one has to decide which one to purchase, a model from both Toyota and Honda will be considered. When looking for cars that combine luxury and all other features, the 2018 Toyota Corolla and the 2018 Honda Civic will definitely battle it head to head. Read on for a comparison of these cars and see why we favor the Toyota Corolla over the Honda Civic.

Design & Style

These compact cars are very much impressive in terms of their exteriors. They have been polished to the delight of car buyers looking for edgy and modern rides. Getting inside, the 2018 Honda Civic is equipped with a 60-40 folding rear seats and a versatile cabin that can accommodate many things. The touch-sensitive audio interface is disgusting though.

As for the2018 Toyota Corolla, you will get the same 60-40 folding rear seats that the Honda Civic has. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity, a CD player and a USB port. What makes the Corolla a standout is the fact that passengers and drivers will have an easier way coming in and out of the car plus the fact that stretching inside is definitely allowable. Its touchscreen interface is very responsive but not as sensitive as that of the Honda Civic.

Technology & Safety

Technology and safety must be part of the factors you will consider when buying a new car. These two will dictate whether you are getting your money's worth or not. The 2018 Honda Civic is gifted with a host of features including touchscreen technologies and entertainment systems. It also comes with smartphone integration. The problem with this car model is the fact that the touchscreen interface is poorly optimized.

On the other hand, the 2018 Toyota Corolla is specifically packed with standard safety systems which include rearview collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and pedestrian detection. It is also gifted with lane departure warning with steering assist. Other technologies include smartphone integration and a lot of great driving aids as well.


The 2018 Honda Civic is turbocharged by a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that can produce up to as much as 138lb-ft of torque and 158 horsepower. Having a smaller engine capacity than that of the Civic, the Toyota Corolla has a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that produces up to as much as 128lb-ft of torque and 132 horsepower. This is not a problem at all because of the smaller engine capacity of the Toyota Corolla.

The Bottom Line

The comparison made above highlights the differences between the 2018 Toyota Corolla and that of the 2018 Honda Civic. It is obvious from all of the comparisons that the 2018 Toyota Corolla wins over its Honda counterpart. With all these great features to love, the Corolla should definitely be your next ride.

Ready to Schedule Toyota Corolla Test Drive Today?

If you want to experience the features offered by the 2018 Toyota Corolla, come for a test drive with us at Colonial Toyota. We are located in Milford Connecticut and we serve the needs of car buyers from the entire state. You can drop by our showroom today or call us in advance to book your Toyota Corolla test drive appointment.

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