2022 Honda Civic vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla

Honda Civic
2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan w/ FWD


2022 Toyota Corolla XSE Sedan w/ FWD

Starting MSRP

In-Line 4-Cylinder

Base Engine

1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder
158 hp


139 hp
138 lb-ft


126 lb-ft
31 city/40 highway MPG** with M-CVT

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

31 city/38 highway MPG with CVT
14.8 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

13.1 cubic feet

Trim Levels


If you’re shopping for a new sedan, you might be looking at the 2022 Honda Civic or the 2022 Toyota Corolla. These are both great choices with exemplary style, comfort, and reliability, but only one will ultimately be suited to your Union lifestyle. The team at VIP Honda has put together a handy guide comparing these two models in three key areas: performance, interior features, and safety. Check it out, then browse our new Honda Civic online inventory to see what models we have available!



2022 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Performance

Along with safety, engine power is usually one of the most important factors that drivers consider when choosing a new vehicle. Which of these sedans offers the power you need on the streets of South Plainfield? Although both the Civic and the Corolla offer impressive engine specs, the Civic’s engine takes the lead when it comes to horsepower, torque, and engine capacity. Check out the full specs below:

2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan Engine Specs

  • 2.0L I-4 engine base engine
  • 158 hp
  • 138 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway*
  • Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Standard FWD; available AWD

2022 Toyota Corolla XSE Sedan Engine Specs

  • 1.8L 4-cylinder base engine
  • 139 hp
  • 126 lb-ft of torque
  • 30 mpg city/38 mpg highway
  • Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Standard FWD; available AWD

2022 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Interior

A powerful exterior is only half the story when it comes to a sedan that fits your needs. You’ll also be wanting an exceptional interior with plenty of room for you and your passengers. The 2022 Honda Civic comes with four trim levels available while the Corolla only comes in three. This means you have a bit more room for customization with the Civic. Although both of these models are classified as compact sedans, they offer spacious interiors so you’ll never feel cramped – another category where the Civic pulls ahead.

Here are the full interior dimensions of these Honda and Toyota vehicles:

2022 Honda Civic Sedan Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom (Front/Rear) – 39.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear) – 42.3 / 37.4 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear) – 57 / 55 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear) – 53.7 / 47.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume – 15.1 cubic feet

2022 Toyota Corolla Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom (Front/Rear) – 38.3 / 37.1 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Rear) – 42 / 34.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Rear) – 54 / 51.7 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Rear) – 53.9 / 51.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume – 13.1 cubic feet

2022 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla: Safety

Safety is of the utmost importance when shopping for a new vehicle. You’ll be pleased to know that both the Civic and Corolla come with outstanding features guaranteed to keep your Kenilworth rides safe and comfortable. However, the new Honda Civic offers a bit more than the Corolla when it comes to safety and security features:

2022 Honda Civic Sedan Honda Sensing®

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System™ (RDMS™)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights

2022 Toyota Corolla XSE Sedan Toyota Sense™ 2.0

  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Auto High-Beams
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Test Drive a 2022 Honda Civic Sedan in North Plainfield

Ready to experience the 2022 Honda Civic for yourself? Contact our office anytime to get behind the wheel and set up a test drive! There are plenty more features to love in this new compact sedan, and our team is on hand to answer any questions you may have. You can also check out our VIP Honda offers and certified pre-owned vehicle specials to see if you can save big on your next Honda!


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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,015 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors.

**31 city/40 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX. 30 city/37 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport. 33 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX. 31 city/38 highway/34 combined mpg rating for Touring. Based on 2022 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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