2017 Honda Civic Sedan vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla

Honda Civic
Toyota Corolla

The 2017 Honda Civic and the 2017 Toyota Corolla are both top picks for any shopper in Frankfort or Orland Park looking for a small car. These longtime rivals continue to offer high fuel economy, the latest technology, and smart design. So, which one will you decide to drive home? Take a look at our comparison before you make your choice.


These two models might be extremely efficient, but they’re not equals:

  • The highest performance Toyota Corolla model in LE Eco trim level is rated at 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway in EPA estimates*.
  • The Honda Civic has achieved an EPA rating of up to 32 mpg city/42 mpg highway based on EPA estimates with a continuously variable transmission and a1.5L four-cylinder turbocharged engine. With the 2.0L four-cylinder engine, it earns up to 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway*.

The Civic clearly wins out when it comes to miles per gallon.


The base trim Toyota Corolla creates 132 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque, while the upgraded LE ECO trim gets 140 hp and 126 lb-ft of torque. The Civic with optional 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine makes up to 174 hp and 167 lb-ft of torque, or up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque with the base 2.0L four-cylinder. That’s power you’ll appreciate when you’re heading down interstate 80 near Frankfort, IL.

Passenger and Cargo Volume

Finally, the Civic wins out when it comes to interior versatility and space. Take a look at the measurements:

  • The Toyota Corolla has up to 13 cubic feet of trunk space and 97.5 cubic feet of passenger volume in the cabin.
  • The Honda Civic LX trim can carry up to 15.1 cubic feet of cargo in the trunk and up to 97.8 cubic feet of passenger volume in the cabin.

Test Drive The Civic Sedan Today!

Drive the current 2017 Honda Civic Sedan right now at Community Honda of Orland Park, the leading Chicago and Frankfort area Honda dealership. We’re located at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL, so visit us if you want to get behind the wheel of the new Civic.

*Based on 2017 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.