2017 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla: Head to Head

2017 Toyota Corolla and 2017 Honda Civic
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2017 Corolla vs. 2017 Civic: Which Compact Is Right for You?

The 2017 Toyota Corolla and 2017 Honda Civic are compact, five-passenger, front-wheel drive sedans. The Corolla was last redesigned in 2014 and gets a refresh for 2017. The Civic was fully redesigned for 2016. The Honda Civic is also available as a coupe. Hatchback versions of both the Civic and the Corolla are newly available for the 2017 model year.

The Honda Civic currently sits near the top of our compact car rankings, thanks to its strong safety and reliability scores and excellent reviews from critics. The Civic was the winner of our 2016 Best Compact Car for the Money award and was a finalist for the 2016 Best Compact Car for Families award.

Though the Toyota Corolla is a long-time top-selling competitor in this class, it’s currently ranked in the bottom half of the compact cars we review, in the No. 15 spot. Read on to see which of these two compact sedans is a better buy.