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2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic


2021 Hyundai Elantra


Engines Choices

174 hp & 162 lb-ft torque

Peak Engine Specs

147 hp & 132 lb-ft torque

Traffic Sign Recognition System (TSR)

Front and Rear Outboard

Heated Seats


Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

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Honda LaneWatch™

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We’re confident drivers comparing the 2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra can find the best of the compact sedan segment with Honda’s legendary entry. To find out why we hold the Civic in such high esteem, read on to see how it matches up against the Elantra across the following factors:

  • Performance
  • Features
  • Safety

Civic vs. Elantra: Performance

Drivers come to the 2021 Honda Civic expecting performance that goes above and beyond conventional standards, and they’re seldom disappointed. Where rivals like the 2021 Hyundai Elantra make good with a 2.0L inline 4-cylinder across all trims for an uninspiring 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque, the Civic lets you choose between:

  • Up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque from the standard 2.0L four-cylinder
  • Up to 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque from the 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder

Whether you’re looking for confident highway cruising or responsive low-speed power, the Civic will noticeably outperform the Elantra.

Civic vs. Elantra: Features

The Civic might be known for its performance, but it doesn’t forget to complement those impressive engine specs with a wide range of available features that outdo those of the Hyundai Elantra. Here are just a few points in the Honda Civic’s favor:

  • Heated Seats: Front and rear outboard in the Civic vs. front only with the Elantra.
  • Power Driver’s Seat: 8-way adjustment with the Civic vs. 6-way with the Elantra.
  • Premium Sound System: 10 speakers with the Civic vs. 8 with the Elantra.

Civic vs. Elantra: Safety

The latest driver assistance safety technology represents the next step towards autonomous driving, and you’ll find many such features available with the Civic but not the Elantra, including:

  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Honda LaneWatch™

Whether you find it tough changing lanes at speed or worry about feeling fatigued after a long day on the road, Civic safety features have your back.

The Honda Civic Continues to Lead the Compact Sedan Segment

Whatever you’re looking for in a compact sedan, the Honda Civic seems to do it better than the Hyundai Elantra. If you want to find out more or explore our latest new vehicle specials, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

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