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2019 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

Passenger side exterior view of a red 2019 Honda Civic Sedan on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a white 2019 Hyundai Elantra

Once you have found two similar vehicles that you are interested in like the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Hyundai Elantra all you want to know is the major similarities and differences between them. That is why we have compiled a comprehensive comparison of the 2019 Civic Sedan and the 2019 Elantra for you right here below. We will compare their standard and available drivetrains along with their interior space and cabin comforts to find out which one is the better overall vehicle.

2019 Honda Civic Sedan LX


2019 Hyundai Elantra

2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder
158 HP/ 138 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 147 HP/ 132 LB-FT
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual
25 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 26 MPG City/ 36 MPG HWY
*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Compare the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan & the 2019 Hyundai Elantra

Both the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Hyundai Elantra offer engine and transmission upgrades from their standard drivetrains. The 2019 Civic Sedan provides a 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder and a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) while the 2019 Elantra makes available a 1.4L & a 1.6L Turbocharged In-line 4-Cylinder as well as either a 6-Speed or 7-Speed Automatic Transmission.

2019 Honda Civic Sedan EX


2019 Hyundai Elantra Eco

1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine 1.4L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder
174 HP/ 162 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 128 HP/ 156 LB-FT
Continuously Variable Transmission 7--Speed Automatic
32 MPG City/ 42 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 32 MPG City/ 40 MPG HWY

The interior of the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2019 Hyundai Elantra have spacious seating for five people but the 2019 Civic Sedan provides more standard passenger volume as well as standard cargo space. The driver’s cockpit of both vehicles also get equipped with a standard 5” display screen and Bluetooth® connectivity. Upgrade past the base trim level and both get loaded with a 7”High-Resolution Touchscreen and Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay™. Choose the top trim level of each, the Civic Sedan Touring or Elantra Limited, and you’ll find leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel & shift knob but the Civic Sedan adds heated outboard rear seats and a 450-Watt 10-Speaker Stereo System. Thanks to its more powerful and efficient engine options as well as more available interior features the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan wins a battle against the 2019 Elantra.