Civic Comparison

2015 Honda Civic vs. Chevy Cruze, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla



2015 Civic EX-L Sedan vs. 2015 Chevrolet Cruze 2LT Auto
Civic's top advantages include:

Higher EPA Fuel Economy Ratings
The 2015 Civic sedan with CVT has a 4-mpg city rating advantage and a 2-mpg combined rating advantage versus the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze with 6 speed automatic transmission.

Better Predicted Reliability
According to USNews.com, the 2014 Civic's predicted reliability is "Among The Best," providing the assurance of a more trouble free ownership experience. The 2014 Cruze's predicted reliability is "About Average." (2015 reliability ratings were not available.)

Significantly Higher ALG Residual Values/Lower Cost of Ownership
ALG estimates that the 2015 Civic EX-L Sedan will retain 55% of its initial value after 36 months and 40% after 60 months vs. only 45% and 33% for the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze 2LT with automatic transmission. According to Edmunds.com True Cost to Own® (TCO®) calculations, the Cruze 2LT will cost its owners $2,028 more over five years and 75,000 miles.

2015 Civic EX L Sedan vs. 2015 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan
Civic's top advantages include:

Roomier Back Seat
Civic offers rear-seat passengers 3.0 inches more legroom than Focus for greater comfort. Edmunds.com compliments Civic's "spacious interior," while noting that Focus's "backseat is a little short on legroom."

Higher EPA Fuel Economy Ratings
The 2015 Civic sedan with CVT has a 3-mpg city rating advantage, a 2-mpg highway rating advantage, and a 2-mpg combined rating advantage versus the 2015 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan with "Powershift" dual clutch automated manual transmission.

Better Predicted Reliability
According to USNews.com, the 2014 Civic's predicted reliability is "Among The Best," providing the assurance of a more trouble free ownership experience. The 2014 Focus's predicted reliability is "About Average." (2015 reliability ratings were not available.)

Significantly Higher ALG Residual Values
ALG estimates that the 2015 Civic EX L Sedan will retain 55% of its initial value after 36 months and 40% after 60 months vs. only 50% and 36% for the 2015 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan.

2015 Civic EX L Sedan vs. 2015 Toyota Corolla LE Premium CVT
Civic's top advantages include:

Leather Trimmed Seats
Leather-trimmed seats are standard on Civic EX-L for greater luxury and comfort. Leather-trimmed seats are not available on Corolla.

Superior Driving Character
The 2015 Civic's 1.8 liter 4-cylinder engine produces 11 more horsepower than Corolla's 1.8 liter 4-cylinder for better performance. In addition, the Civic has a fully independent multi-link rear suspension and rear disc brakes versus the less sophisticated semi independent torsion beam rear suspension and rear drum brakes on the Corolla. Edmunds.com notes, "The Honda Civic has long been one of the better driving cars in its class, and this tradition continues with precise, well weighted steering and composed handling." Edmunds.com criticizes the Corolla for "modest acceleration" and "indifferent handling."

Higher EPA Fuel Economy Ratings
The 2015 Civic with CVT, it has a 1-mpg city rating advantage, a 1-mpg highway rating advantage, and a 1-mpg combined rating advantage versus the 2015 Toyota Corolla with CVT.

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