2018 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra*

2018 Honda Civic Sedan LX

Honda Civic*


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When shopping for a sedan in the Streamwood area, chances are you've looked at the the 2019 Hyundai Elantra and the 2019 Honda Civic. Both offer important safety features and reliability, but they are not complete equals. Take a look at our Hyundai Elantra vs. Honda Civic comparison to see which sedan will move to the top of your list.

Sedan Performance

  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra: This sedan has a standard 2.0L inline four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission and front-wheel drive, and it delivers 147 hp. The standard engine and transmission get an EPA-estimated 26 mpg/city and 36 mpg/highway.
  • 2019 Honda Civic: The Civic also runs on a 2.0L four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission that gets up to 25 mpg/city and 36 mpg/highway.

Sedan Interior Specs

You might think of sedans as cramped vehicles, but one of these cars provides more room for drives around Elgin. The Elantra proves to be the more spacious sedan:

  • Rear Hiproom: 51.9 inches in the Elantra vs. 47.3 inches in the Civic
  • Rear Headroom: 37.3 inches in the Elantra vs. 37.1 inches in the Civic
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 55.3 inches in the Elantra vs. 55.0 inches in the Civic

Sedan Technology and Entertainment

Whether you're looking for the base model in Schaumburg or the top-of-the-line trim, it's important to compare the standard and available features included in each vehicle.

When it comes to the Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra, the Elantra pulls ahead with available features like Hyundai Blue Link, HomeLink®, and complimentary SiriusXM® on more trim levels. The Elantra also starts off with a better entertainment system. It has a six-speaker sound system, while the Civic only has 4 speakers as standard.


Elantra or Civic: It's Time to Choose at Elgin Hyundai

While the Honda Civic is a good sedan, the Hyundai Elantra provides better audio, more interior space, and better fuel efficiency. Not only that, but the Elantra is the more affordable option as well. It starts at $17,100 MSRP, while the Honda Civic starts at $19,450 MSRP. Contact us to learn more, check out our guide on oils to use in the Elantra, or visit us in Elgin take take the Elantra out for a test drive.

*Images are of 2018 Models