When auto shoppers visit our dealership Great Lakes Honda City in search of a new compact car, they often want to know what sets the Honda Civic apart from the Toyota Corolla. While there are numerous differences, one of the most significant differences is in these cars’ performance capabilities. The Toyota Corolla has three trim options and is only available with one powertrain. This sedan comes with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter gas engine. It produces 169 horsepower and is associated with a continuously variable transmission. There are no mechanical enhancements offered with higher trim levels.
The 2023 Honda Civic, on the other hand, has four trims for each of its body styles. The base sedan and hatchback trims are offered with a four-cylinder, 158-horsepower engine and a continuously variable transmission. The hatchback’s base trim is also offered with an optional manual transmission. The mid-level Honda Civic trim levels have a turbocharged four-cylinder, 180-horsepower system with a continuously variable transmission. The top Civic sedan trim level is outfitted with a turbocharged four-cylinder, 200-horsepower engine, and it comes with a rev-matching, six-speed manual transmission. It also has standard upgrades like larger brakes, a limited-slip front differential and a sport suspension. The top Civic hatchback trim level has a turbo four-cylinder, the 315-horsepower system with a six-speed manual transmission. Its mechanical enhancements include adaptive suspension dampers, an adaptive sport exhaust and Brembo sport brakes. At Great Lakes Honda City, our team wants to assist you with your continued look at the 2023 Civic. To make test drive plans, contact us today. Visit us near Baldwinsville NY. Also serving Clay, Cicero, and Syracuse New York.