All companies facelift their cars for them to remain relevant in the market. Both 2015 Toyota Corolla Vs 2015 Honda Civic are popular cars worldwide. Although they are from the same market segment, they have several similarities and differences. This article presents a 2015 Toyota Corolla Vs 2015 Honda Civic comparison that will help know what special features each has.
2015 Toyota Corolla Vs 2015 Honda Civic Exterior Design
The Honda Civic model will retain its conservative design that is less bold and appealing, but it is not dull. It will bear some slight modifications of the design introduced back in 2012. On the other hand, the 2015 Toyota Corolla will be an advanced model of last year’s car. It comes with small fog lights situated on its front bumpers and with an increased height.
Honda has no fog lamps, but has LED lights for it to provide ample lighting. Honda Civic is less in height giving it a better appearance, but a disadvantage to its interior space. Toyota has a broad grille as opposed to Honda’s narrow one while Honda’s headlights are sleeker than those of the Toyota.
Because the two are some of the top competitors in the car’s market, their interior modifications are pretty similar. Manufactures aimed at making them better with comfortable cabins made of premium materials. Toyota’s interior is spacious and ideal for business persons who may wish to clients in the car. Honda civic has CVT technology which lacks on the Toyota which gives the former an upper hand. More explicit features are expected to be added on the cars before the manufactures can release the details officially.
Engine and Performance
The 2015 Toyota Corolla comes with two engine options. The first engine is a 1.8l inline-four that produces 128lb-ft of torque and 132 horsepower. The second engine is a 1.8l inline-four coupled with a Valvematic that generates 126lb-ft of torque and 140 horsepower. The 2015 Honda Civic comes with a powerful train fueled by a 1.8l inline-four base engine that produces a 140 horsepower. The engine is also conversant with EPA regulations. The Corolla will, however, have an Eco version that provides the Eco Drive Mode that tends to improve its fuel consumption. The Eco version will offer 42 MPG on the highway. The Honda Civic will have several Eco version engines that the manufacturers are yet to provide their full details.
Price and Release Date
The price and date of release for the Honda are yet to be known, but the price will not vary much from the 2014 Civic that retailed at $185500. The 2015 Corolla will retail at $17000, but the price is expected to reduce with time. It will hit the market by the end of 2014.