2021 Toyota Corolla vs. 2021 Honda Civic

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2021 Toyota Corolla


2021 Honda Civic
$20,025 MSRP*

Starting Price

$21,250 MSRP*
53 city/52 hwy

EPA-Estimated Hybrid MPG

44 city / 47 hwy
7-Inch Touchscreen

Standard Infotainment Center

5-Inch Color LCD Screen
42.0/34.8 in

Front/Rear Legroom

42.3/37.4 in
2-Year No-Cost Maintenance with ToyotaCare

Maintenance Plan

Pre-Paid Maintenance with HondaCare

Toyota and Honda make two of the most popular sedans on the market today: the Corolla and the Civic. Both are highly customizable and deliver incredible value for the price — but you can only take one home to Cleveland! In the head-to-head 2021 Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic comparison below, Motorcars Toyota takes a closer look at how these two rivals stack up in terms of performance, features, and pricing. Check it out, and then find your favorite models in our virtual showroom!

Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic: Price Range

Both the Civic and the Corolla are well-known for their affordable pricing and extensive list of standard features. But while the 2021 Civic is available in six trim levels, the Corolla’s nine trim levels make it easier to customize to fit your driving needs and budget:

2021 Toyota Corolla Price by Trim Level

  • Corolla L – $20,025 MSRP*
  • Corolla LE –  $20,475 MSRP*
  • Corolla Hybrid LE – $23,600 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE – $22,475 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE Nightshade Edition – $23,175 MSRP*
  • Corolla SE Apex Edition – $25,170*
  • Corolla XLE – $24,425 MSRP*
  • Corolla XSE – $25,925 MSRP*
  • Corolla XSE Apex Edition – $28,310*

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE


2021 Toyota Corolla XSE


2021 Toyota Corolla SE Apex Edition

Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic: Technology

Essential convenience and safety features like a rear backup camera and Bluetooth® connectivity come standard on both models. But the 2021 Corolla cabin exceeds expectations with key standard features that you won’t find on the Civic:

  • 6-Speaker Audio System – While the Corolla features a surround sound system on the base trim, the base Honda Civic offers a 4-speaker system.
  • 7-Inch Touchscreen – Inside the Corolla, it’s a breeze to navigate and access your smartphone apps thanks to an easy-to-see 7-inch touchscreen and additional 5-inch driver interface.
  • Siri Eyes Free – Eyes Free allows Toyota Corolla drivers to navigate Shaker Heights with voice commands. The Honda Civic also offers voice recognition software, but only available at the highest trim level.

Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic: Fuel Economy

If you’re looking to go greener on your Beachwood commute, the 2021 Corolla Hybrid has the efficiency you’re looking for: up to 53 city / 52 highway MPG for the Corolla Hybrid LE. Even the Corolla non-hybrid trims are fuel-sippers, delivering up to 31 city / 40 highway MPG. Compare Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic hybrid and gasoline MPG specs here:

  • Toyota Corolla Gasoline MPG – Up to 31 city / 40 highway 
  • Toyota Corolla Hybrid MPG – Up to 53 city / 52 highway
  • Honda Civic Gasoline MPG – Up to 32 city / 42 highway
  • Honda Civic Hybrid MPG – Up to 44 city / 47 highway

Test Drive a New Toyota Corolla for Sale in Cleveland Heights 

If you think that the 2021 Toyota Corolla might be a good fit for your driving needs in University Heights, contact us to schedule your test drive today! While you’re here, take advantage of our current offers and incentives. You can also get started from home with our online buying and home delivery service.

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*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Corolla, Corolla HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,175 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,365 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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