2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Honda Civic

For decades, two compact sedans have been gunning for one another in the rankings. The compact segment might not be the most competitive on the market, but it is certainly steep, and two sedans tend to rise above the rest year after year. So we thought we’d compare the two sedans to one another by pitting the 2018 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Honda Civic.

As one of the oldest rivalries in the automotive industry, the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic are quite comparable to one another. So, for this comparison, we decided instead to look at some of the more minute details to highlight areas that the Corolla has a leg up on its long-time competitor. You can see this specifications in the table below, but we’ll go into the details to show you why they’re solid advantages.

2018 Toyota Corolla


2018 Honda Civic

8 Airbags 7
41.4” Rear Leg Room 37.4”
13.2 gal. Fuel Capacity 12.4 gal.
6 Audio Speakers 4

Advantages of the 2018 Corolla

The first row depicts number of airbags, which are obviously important to keeping occupants safe in the event of an unfortunate accident. For the most part, the two vehicles offer the same airbags, but the Corolla has a literal leg up as it offers an extra airbag protecting the driver’s knees. Speaking of legs and knees, while driving a small vehicle like these compact sedans has its advantages, one of their biggest disadvantages is that your tall friends won’t like riding in the back seat. The Corolla, however, rights this ship in a way by offering an extra 4 inches of rear seat leg room.

Additionally, the Corolla offers an extra 0.8 gallons of fuel capacity, meaning you’ll be able to travel a bit further between rest stops for gasoline. And, finally, the Corolla will offer a purer sound if you like to listen to the radio or some sort of music on the go, thanks to its 2 extra speakers.

If you’re interested in a 2018 Toyota Corolla of your own, be sure to get in touch with us right here at Arlington Toyota and we’ll get you behind the wheel at your earliest convenience!