2022 Honda Civic Vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla: Performance, Dimensions & Reliability

Muller Honda of Gurnee Gurnee IL

The 2022 Honda Civic and 2022 Toyota Corolla are two of the most popular cars of all time, so if you compare the Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla differences, which one is better for you?

Our sales team has put together a 2022 Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla model comparison that reviews the differences in features, performance, specs, passenger room, and reliability between these two models.

By the time you reach the end of our 2022 Honda Civic Sedan overview and comparison, we're confident you'll be calling our dealership to lease a new 2022 Honda Civic Sedan.

Trim Features/Accessories

If you're trying to decide between the Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla, you might be wondering about the standard features and interior comforts that add to your drive. So, let's compare 2022 Honda Civic features to what comes on the new Toyota Corolla.

The base model Honda Civic LX Comes standard with Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ Integration and LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off. Stepping up one tier to the Honda Civic Sport for sale at our Honda dealership, we find the addition of 18-inch gloss-black alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, paddle shifters.

While the same connected audio integration systems come standard on the Toyota Corolla, there is no comparable sport model with upgraded wheels and features. Following the Corolla L is the 2022 Toyota Corolla LE, which rolls on 16-inch wheels. Not the 18s you find on the new Honda Civic Sport.

Performance/Engine Specs

The 2022 Honda Civic LX is motivated by a 2.0-liter engine that produces 158 horsepower and comes with Sport Mode. Under the hood of the new 2022 Corolla is a smaller 1.8L four-cylinder engine that only musters 139 horsepower and 126 pound-feet of torque.

The Honda Civic produces an EPA-estimated 31/40 mpg1 (City/Highway). The new 2022 Toyota Corolla L puts out an EPA-estimated 30/38/33 mpg (City/Highway/Combined), which would ordinarily be impressive numbers — that’s if you hadn't just seen that the Honda Civic offers better MPGs on the highway and around town.

  2022 Honda Civic 2022 Toyota Corolla
Engine 2.0L I-4 DOHC 16-Valve i-VTEC 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve
Horsepower 158-hp @ 6500 rpm 169 hp @ 6600
0-60 7.5 seconds 7.8 seconds (2021 data)
Torque 138 lb-ft 151 lb-ft
Cargo Capacity 14.8 cu. ft. 13.1 cu. ft.


If the decision between the Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic Sedan comes down to size, passenger space, and cargo volume, let's see which new car for sale fits you the best.

The 2022 Honda Civic Sedan measures 183.3 inches in total length and sits on a 107.7-inch wheelbase. This attractive new Honda for sale is a sleek 70.9 inches wide and 55.7 inches tall. These numbers mean that you get 39.3 inches of front headroom, 42.3 inches of legroom, and 99 cubic feet of passenger volume. When it's time to load your gear or golf clubs, you'll have 14.8 cubic feet of trunk space.

The Toyota Corolla is a hair shorter than the Honda Civic, at 182.3 inches in overall length, and has a 106.3-inch wheelbase. The new Corolla is slightly narrower (70.1 inches) and slightly taller (56.5 inches). These numbers lead to significantly less trunk space, with only 13.1 cubic feet of cargo volume. Passenger space is also less, with only 88.6 cubic feet of passenger room.

So between the Honda Civic vs. Corolla usability, the Honda Civic has more passenger room than the Toyota Corolla and usable cargo area.

  2022 Honda Civic 2022 Toyota Corolla
# of Passengers: 5 5
Length: 183.3 inches 182.3 inches
Width: 70.9 inches 70.1 inches
Height: 55.7 inches 56.5 inches
Passenger volume: 99 cu.ft. 88.6 cu.ft

Corolla Vs. Honda Civic Reliability

If you're comparing the new 2022 Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic reliability stats, both vehicles offer a 3-Year 36,000-Mile Limited Vehicle Warranty, a 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, and a 5-Year Unlimited-Miles Corrosion Limited Warranty. To get your vehicle's best performance, come to our Honda service center for all of your factory-scheduled maintenance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which has more cargo space, Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla?

The Honda Civic is roughly one inch longer than the Toyota Corolla and offers more passenger space and cargo room. The Honda Civic provides up to 14.8 cubic feet of trunk space, while the Toyota Corolla only gives you 13.1 cubic feet of the usable trunk area. The next time you're taking for a weekend getaway, aren't you going to want that extra room?

Which is wider, Honda Civic or Toyota Corolla?

The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla are comparable in exterior measurements. While the Honda Civic is about one inch longer than the Toyota Corolla, they're roughly the same width. The Honda Civic is 70.9 inches wide, and the Toyota Corolla is 70.1 inches wide. The Honda Civic has more trunk space and passenger room than the Toyota Corolla.

What is the difference between the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla?

The new 2022 Honda Civic offers more passenger room and cargo space than the Toyota Corolla. The Honda Civic also has a bigger engine than the Toyota Corolla and produces more horsepower. The bigger, more powerful engine in the Honda Civic also gets better EPA-estimated fuel economy than the Toyota Corolla.

131 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.