2016 Honda Civic vs. 2016 Toyota Corolla

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Toyota Corolla

2016 Toyota Corolla

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If you’ve been considering a capable compact sedan, but haven’t been able to decide between the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla, you’re in luck. The experts at Richards Honda have compiled a thorough comparison of the 2016 Honda Civic for our Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, and Gonzales customers, to demonstrate the Civic’s superiority. Read it here, then schedule a test drive of the Civic at Honda today.


The 2016 Honda Civic delivers superior safety features to the 2016 Toyota Corolla:

  • 2016 Honda Civic – The Civic is equipped with speed and seat sensors that deploy the airbags at varying rates depending upon conditions, making it less likely that passengers will be injured by quick-inflating bags in the event of a collision. The Honda also offers optional features like Collision Mitigating Braking, Lane Departure Warning, and Collision Warning.
  • 2016 Toyota Corolla – The Corolla offers sensors only for the front airbags, meaning that children and small passengers in the rear of the vehicle could be in danger from rapidly inflating airbags. Toyota doesn’t offer features like Collision Mitigating Braking, Lade Departure Warning, or Collision Warning on the Corolla.


The Honda Civic offers drivers more power and better fuel economy than the Toyota Corolla:

  • 2016 Honda Civic – The Honda’s base 2.0L 4-cylinder engine delivers 158-hp and achieves an EPA-estimated 31 mpg/city and 41 mpg/highway fuel efficiency. The 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine generates 174-hp and an estimated 31 mpg/city and 42 mpg/highway efficiency in EPA tests. In Motor Trend testing, this engine was able to accelerate form 0-60 mph in just 7.2 seconds.
  • 2016 Toyota Corolla – The Toyota offers juts one powerplant, a 1.8L DOHC 4-cylinder engine that delivers just 132-hp in the standard trim and 140-hp in the Eco model. This engine, when equipped with CVT manages just 29 mpg/city and 38 mpg/highway. In the same Motor Trend testing, the Corolla required 9.3 seconds to reach 60 mph from a dead stop.


The Civic delivers features that the Corolla cannot match, including:

  • 2016 Honda Civic – The Civic offers a capless fuel system to eliminate fuel loss and improve emissions. Drivers also have access to a remote start features to allow them to avoid the cold and wet when warming up the Civic in poor weather, as well as options like rain sensitive wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone climate control, and other options.
  • 2016 Toyota Corolla – The Corolla doesn’t offer a capless fuel system, increasing the vehicle’s potential fuel loss and making it easier to misplace your cap when filling up. The Corolla also lacks optional features like factory remote start, rain sensitive wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and doesn’t have dual-zone climate control.

Experience the Award-Winning 2016 Honda Civic for Yourself Today

To see why the 2016 Honda Civic is the superior choice for Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, and Gonzales drivers, contact Richards Honda at (225) 361-8320 or stop by our showroom at 7791 Florida Blvd in Baton Rouge, LA for a test drive.