2019 Honda Civic Vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla

2019 Honda Civic and 2020 Toyota Corolla, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

If you’re looking for a compact car with a multitude of body styles, you’ve stumbled on a comparison of two of the best. It’s hard to top the combined might of the 2019 Honda Civic and 2020 Toyota Corolla. It can also be hard to choose between the two of them.

To help out with that, we’ve laid out some of the key differences between these two models in the chart and paragraphs below. Hopefully they can make things a little clearer as you move forward on your car-buying journey.

2019 Honda Civic


2020 Toyota Corolla

$19,550* Starting MSRP $19,600
Up to 32 city / 42 highway** Fuel Economy Up to 31 city / 40 highway
Sedan, Coupe, and Hatchback Body Styles Sedan and Hatchback
158 to 180 hp Horsepower 139 to 169 hp
Optional Touchscreen Infotainment Standard
Both Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto? Standard Apple CarPlay, no Android Auto
11.9 to 25.7 cubic feet Cargo Volume (behind rear seats) 13.1 to 17.8 cubic feet
11.9 to 46.2 cubic feet Cargo Volume (with seat area) 13.1 to 23.3 cubic feet
2.5 / 5 Predicted Reliability Rating 5 / 5

* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $930.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

** 25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for LX & Sport 6MT trims. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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The Toyota Corolla has been fully redesigned for the 2020 model year. This reworking brought along updated exterior and interior styling along with additional safety features. Standout elements are its great fuel economy, high reliability rating, and generous assortment of active safety features.

The 2019 Honda Civic continues to shine bright with its excellent ride quality. Not only is it comfortable, but it also offers a selection of high-performing engines. It has an even nicer fuel economy than the 2020 Corolla, and a (very) slightly lower starting price. Hey, who doesn’t want an extra 50 bucks on hand?

Interior Technology

The 2019 Honda Civic is praised for its excellent interior. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both available. It’s also roomy and comfortable.

The touchscreen in the 2020 Toyota Corolla is very user-friendly, and comes standard. New for this year is Apple CarPlay, although there is still no Android Auto.

If you dig the 2020 Toyota Corolla, learn more and check it out at Earnhardt Toyota!