When buying a compact car, the first two names that come to mind are the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. These two Japanese sedans are among the most popular cars in St. John's, NL. And now, with the all-new 2022 Honda Civic continuing the Civic's legacy as the best-selling passenger car in Canada for the 24th year running, it will be interesting to see how it stacks up against the new 2022 Toyota Corolla. If you're looking to buy a compact sedan and are confused between these two, this detailed comparison from Steele Honda in St. John's, NL, might come in handy and help you know why the 2022 Honda Civic is still the best-selling car in Canada. Keep reading.
2022 Honda Civic
2022 Toyota Corolla
2.0-litre, 16-valve, DOHC, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder
|Base Engine||1.8-litre, 16-valve, DOHC 4-cylinder
158 hp @ 6,500 rpm
|139 hp @ 6,100 rpm
|138 lb.-ft. @ 4,300 rpm||Torque||126 lb.-ft. @ 3,900 rpm|
|419 litres (14.8 cu ft)||Cargo Space||371 litres (13.1 cu ft)|
||Fuel Economy||7.9/6.1/7.1 (City/Highway/Combined)|
The 11th-generation 2022 Honda Civic Sedan is available in five exciting trims – LX, EX, Sport, Touring, and a performance-spec Si trim - to cater to your automotive lifestyle. It offers a base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that outperforms the 2022 Toyota Corolla's base 1.8-liter powertrain in both power and torque. Not only that, but the 2022 Honda Civic provides 419 litres or 14.8 cubic feet of cargo space to cater to your family's luggage needs on the go – a number that the Corolla simply cannot match. The 2022 Honda Civic also offers a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the Touring and Si trim levels. This engine makes 180 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque on the Touring trim and 200 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque on the 2022 Civic Si. On the flip side, the 2022 Toyota Corolla offers a 2.0 Litre 4-cylinder Dynamic Force engine on its higher trims that makes 169-horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.
Fuel economy is also another area where the 2022 Honda Civic outshines the 2022 Toyota Corolla, offering better efficiency in both city and highway driving conditions. The 2022 Honda Civic Sedan consumes as low as 7.7 L/100km in the city and 6.0 L/100km on the highway, whereas the 2022 Toyota Corolla consumes more at 7.9 L/100km city, and 6.1 L/100 highway.
That's not all. The 2022 Honda Civic Sedan also offers an impressive list of technology features, including a standard 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. Opting for the Honda Civic Sedan Touring and Si trims gets you a 9-inch colour touchscreen display with Navigation, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, and a BOSE® Premium Sound System – features not available to the Toyota Corolla. As far as safety is concerned, the Honda Civic has you and your family covered with standard Honda Sensing® safety suite. These and many more features make the 2022 Honda Civic the winner in our comparison and Canada's best-selling car.
Impressed with the 2022 Honda Civic? Contact Steele Honda in St. John's, NL, to learn more about it, or fill out the form below and schedule a test drive today!