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2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic


2021 Hyundai Elantra


Engine Options


Peak Horsepower

162 lb-ft

Peak Torque

132 lb-ft
15.1 Cubic Feet

Trunk Space

14.2 Cubic Feet

Heated Front and Outboard Rear Seats

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10-Speaker Premium Sound System

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The 2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra showdown makes one thing abundantly clear: Honda is better poised to impress Longview drivers who want the most out of their compact sedan. Only the Civic can check off all your boxes with a generous helping of: 

  • Safety Technology
  • Power and Performance
  • Interior Features and Space

Civic vs. Elantra: Safety Technology

Honda’s safety features make you feel like you have an extra set of eyes on the road, which innovative technology such as: 

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

Hyundai lacks this sense of security, as none of the above is available on the Elantra. 

Civic vs. Elantra: Power and Performance

The Hyundai Elantra sticks to the same engine across all trim levels, while the Civic levels up with two exhilarating options that best the competition: 

  • Honda Civic 2.0L 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque.
  • Honda Civic 1.5L Turbocharged 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque.
  • Hyundai Elantra 2.0L inline 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque.

Civic vs. Elantra: Interior Features and Space

Looking for a cabin that’s as comfortable as it is convenient? You’ve found it with the Honda Civic. Check out all the perks you’ll find inside the Civic that are forgotten in the Elantra: 

  • Heated Front and Outboard Rear Seats
  • 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat
  • 10-Speaker Premium Sound System
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control 
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera 

Moving to the back of the vehicle, you’ll still get more with Honda in terms of cargo carrying capability: 

  • Honda Civic cargo space: Up to 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space
  • Hyundai Elantra cargo space: Up to 14.2 cubic feet of trunk space 

Experience Everything the 2021 Honda Civic Has In Store

The Honda Civic is a superior choice when compared to the Hyundai Elantra, but don’t just take our word for it. Schedule a test drive of this standout sedan today at Tower Honda of Longview, and don’t forget to take advantage of our new vehicle specials. We’re here to make your car shopping experience as easy as possible, so contact us to get started! 

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