2022 Honda Civic LX vs. 2022 Honda Civic EX

2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX vs EX
2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX FWD


2022 Honda Civic Sedan EX FWD
$21,700 MSRP*


$24,700 MSRP*
2.0L 4-cylinder engine


1.5L 4-cylinder engine
31 / 40 / 35 MPG** (city / highway / combined) with CVT transmission

Fuel Economy

33 / 42 / 36 MPG** (city / highway / combined) with CVT transmission

Bluetooth® Connectivity

9-inch central display


9-inch touchscreen

The main differences between the 2022 Honda Civic LX and Honda Civic EX is in the powertrains of these two Honda models, but there is more to consider in a thorough Honda Civic LX vs. EX comparison. Below we’ll dive into this comparison, showcasing how either model might be best suited for your needs and lifestyle. If you have any questions, get in touch with us at your convenience! Now, let’s get under the hood to start.



Performance Specs: Honda Civic LX vs. EX

Many, perhaps you included, might not know the long and storied history of various Honda Civic trims in performance applications, and how the engines of these vehicles are commonly put in racing vehicles. While the turbocharged motor in the Honda Civic EX is tuned for economy, and the Honda Civic LX engine is likewise oriented, both are quite capable of moving the Civic quickly through Union streets, and both are also excellent in terms of fuel economy, as you can see:

2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX FWD

  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
  • CVT transmission
  • 158 hp / 138 lb-ft of torque
  • Estimated MPG Ratings** (city / highway / combined) – 31 / 40 / 35

2022 Honda Civic Sedan EX FWD

  • 1.5L 4-cylinder engine
  •  CVT transmission
  • 180 hp / 177 lb-ft of torque
  • Estimated MPG Ratings** (city / highway / combined) – 33 / 42 / 36

Interior and Safety Features: Honda Civic LX vs. EX

An important comparison to make between the trims is how thorough their interior features are. In terms of safety systems both vehicles are very similar, but the EX includes many more gadgets for making drives through South Plainfield more entertaining:

Honda Civic Sedan LX

  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio
  • 4-speaker sound system
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Honda Sensing Technologies

Honda Civic Sedan EX

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 7-inch touchscreen display
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • HondaLink
  • SiriusXM and HD Radio
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • 8-speaker sound system

Learn More About the Difference Between Honda Civic LX and EX at VIP Honda!

If you’ve decided which of these Civic variants is the one for you, consider using our online financing application, or our car buying tips. We look forward to helping you further at our dealer near Kenilworth!


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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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