2020 Corolla Hatchback vs. Civic Hatchback Comparison

Looking for a fun, sporty drive that is also a great value? Look no further than the 2020 Corolla Hatchback and 2020 Civic Hatchback.

Toyota is known for its legendary resale value and reliability, and the 2020 Corolla Hatchback is no different. The 2020 Corolla Hatchback received an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick when equipped with LED projector headlights while the 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback received the Top Safety Pick when equipped with LED reflector headlights.

The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,390. The 2020 Civic Hatchback LX w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,750. But this is just the tip of the iceberg regarding differences between the two fuel-efficient hatchbacks.

In this head to head, see how the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hatchback compares to the 2020 Civic Hatchback in the important categories of safety, interior, and price.

Published: 02/20/2020

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Safety

The 2020 Corolla Hatchback is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick when equipped with LED projector headlights. The 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback also received this award when the vehicle is equipped with LED reflector headlights.

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Safety

  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback is an IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with LED projector headlights.
  • Corolla comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense® 2.0 (TSS 2.0).
  • Honda Sensing® has some comparable features but does not include Pedestrian Detection or Road Sign Assist.
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Interior

When it comes to audio, the 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE outplays the 2020 Civic Hatchback LX.

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Interior

  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE comes standard with an audio system that features an 8.-in. touch-screen.
  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE has 2 USB ports standard while the 2020 Civic Hatchback LX w/CVT comes standard with just 1 USB port.
  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback comes standard with Apple CarPlay®.
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Price

The overall price of a car is more than just the numbers on the price tag. When buying a car, it is important to also consider the cost of ownership, like maintenance costs. The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,390 while the 2020 Civic Hatchback LX w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,750.

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Price

  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,390 while the 2020 Civic Hatchback LX w/CVT has a slightly higher starting MSRP of $21,750.
  • All new financed and leased Toyotas come with ToyotaCare, a no-cost maintenance program.
  • Both the Corolla Hatchback and Civic Hatchback come with Roadside Assistance.
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Conclusion: Corolla Hatchback vs. Civic Hatchback

The Corolla Hatchback has several key advantages over the Civic Hatchback in safety, interior features, and price.

 

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Conclusion: Corolla Hatchback vs. Civic Hatchback

  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback SE w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,390 while the 2020 Civic Hatchback LX w/CVT has a starting MSRP of $21,750.
  • The 2020 Corolla Hatchback is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick when equipped with LED projector headlights.
  • The Corolla comes standard with the ToyotaCare no cost maintenance plan: an advantage over Honda’s extra-cost prepaid maintenance plans.
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