Compare the Honda Civic vs Toyota Corolla vs Nissan Sentra

New 2018 Honda Civic ComparisonCompare vs. the 2018 Toyota Corolla and 2018 Nissan Sentra

Honda CivicToyota CorollaNissan Sentra

The 2018 Honda Civic Outshines Its Competition in Abilene, TX

Most compact cars get good gas mileage, but if you want one that has a high-grade cabin, plentiful cargo space, and enjoyable driving dynamics, the 2018 Honda Civic is hard to beat. The new Civic is a blast to drive and has a well-equipped cabin replete with high-end materials. Braking power is strong, its steering gives excellent feedback, and it gives you a comfortable ride. The Toyota Corolla and Nissan Sentra are both similar in size to the Civic, but here at Honda of Abilene, we think you'll agree that the Honda Civic is the better overall car.

The new Honda Civic boasts excellent fuel economy, spacious seats, and agile handling. Drivers in the Abilene, Sweetwater, Midland, Odessa, San Angelo, Brownwood, Baird and Eastland, TX areas will appreciate the Civic's ample cargo space. It also has a lineup of engines that provide plenty of pep for city or highway driving.

The new Honda Civic is packed with cutting-edge technology for both entertainment and awareness on the road. From its available Honda satellite-linked navigation system to its standard Honda Sensing driver assistance technology, the Civic keeps you connected and safe on your travels.

Need more reasons to choose the new Honda Civic? Keep reading to see how the Civic matches up against the Toyota Corolla and the Nissan Sentra.

2018 Honda Civic2018 Toyota Corolla2018 Nissan Sentra
Starting MSRP$19,740$18,600$18,275
Horsepower205 (1.5L)132 (1.5L)188 (1.6L)
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.)12.413.213.2
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)97.897.595.9
Trunk Space (cu. ft.)15.11315.1
Fuel Economy (MPG)40 highway / 31 city40 highway / 30 city37 highway / 29 city

The New Honda Civic Has Better Acceleration and a Fresher Design Than the Toyota Corolla

  • The Honda Civic has four available engines, including a 2.0-liter four-cylinder motor that puts out 158 horsepower, a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that makes 180 horsepower, a 1.5-liter motor that produces 205 horsepower, and another 2.0-liter engine that cranks out 306 horsepower. The Corolla has only two available engines: a 1.5-liter engine that produces 132 horsepower and a 1.8-liter motor that makes 140 horsepower. Whichever model you get, the Civic has more power and better acceleration than the Toyota Corolla.
  • The Honda Civic was fully redesigned in 2016, while the Corolla hasn't had a major refresh since 2014. The Civic is available in coupe, sedan, and hatchback body styles, so you can have one that looks and feels right for your needs. The Corolla is only available as a sedan, and has a conservative design that's more reserved.

The Honda Civic Outdoes the Nissan Sentra in Engine Power and Cabin Quality

  • The Honda Civic gives you a choice of four engines, with an available 2.0-liter motor that puts out 306 horsepower. The Nissan Sentra has two available engines: a 1.8-liter motor that produces 124 horsepower and an available turbocharged 1.6-liter engine that makes 188 horsepower. The Civic clearly has more powerful engine options that provide better acceleration than the Sentra.
  • While both the Honda Civic and the Nissan Sentra have quality materials in their cabins, the Sentra's interior design looks and feels dated. The Civic has a more modern cabin that's loaded with innovative technology.

Have You Decided on the Honda Civic Yet?

The 2018 Honda Civic gets great safety scores, has deft handling, and features a lineup of engines that offer plenty of power. Honda of Abilene has a wide selection of Civics available to buy or lease from our massive inventory. We also have special deals available that could save you money. Come see us at Honda of Abilene and test drive a new Honda Civic.

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