2017 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Honda Civic
When it comes to automotive rivalry, it seems that Toyota and Honda are always neck-and-neck racing toward the finish line. At least, it seems that way here in the U.S., as Toyota is actually the world’s largest automaker by sales, while Honda usually scoops into the top 10. Still, the Japanese rivals both have solid reputations, and nowhere is this better seen than in a comparison between the 2017 Toyota Corolla vs 2017 Honda Civic. Can Toyota continue to take down its rival with the popular Corolla?
In terms of sales, the Corolla continues to be a more popular choice than the Civic, and part of this is because the Toyota has a better overall reputation for reliability, according to Consumer Reports. Those shopping for a compact car are usually most concerned with finding something practical, economical and dependable for the long term. This isn’t to say the Civic doesn’t offer plenty to the market, as it’s a peppy and attractive option, but commuters continue to turn to Toyota for heavy commuting.
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|ToyotaCare 24 months/25,000 miles||Free Maintenance Warranty||Not Available|
|97.1 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||97.8 cu. ft.|
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Why you’ll love the 2017 Toyota Corolla
A reputation isn’t everything, though the numbers clearly don’t lie. The 2017 Toyota Camry is efficient, roomy and has a variety of little features that make it appealing once you dig deep. One thing that hasn’t gone unnoticed is that while the 2017 Honda Civic has an edge more passenger volume, the models have identical 42.3 inches of legroom for the front, but Toyota offers 41.4 inches of legroom in the rear. The Civic offers just 37.4 inches of rear legroom, which makes it less than ideal for adult rear passengers.
Sometimes it’s the little things that count when it comes to the right vehicle for you, but these details are what are most likely to be missed when comparing the main mechanical specs. One thing that Toyota prides itself on is its extensive warranty coverage, plus ToyotaCare is a no-cost service and roadside assistance program that is offered on every new Toyota purchase and lease. What this means to you is that for the first two years or 25,000 miles, factory-scheduled maintenance is paid for by Toyota as long as you bring your vehicle to a certified dealership in the U.S. Roadside Assistance is also offered for the first two years with unlimited miles.
When it comes to peace of mind, features and dependability, it’s hard to go wrong with the 2017 Toyota Corolla. Find out if it’s the right vehicle for you when you stop by Carver Toyota for a test drive.