The Sun Toyota Comparison:

Drivers shopping for an economical new car, one that's both affordable and fuel-efficient, will likely consider popular compact cars like the 2020 Toyota Corolla and 2020 Honda Civic. These models are available in sedan and hatchback body styles and offer similar pricing and characteristics, but there are still plenty of ways in which they differ.


Let the team here at Sun Toyota in Holiday, FL, go over some of the differences between Toyota's new Corolla and the Honda Civic. After reviewing your options, remember that you can visit our dealership near Tampa for a closer look at the 2020 Corolla lineup and take one out for a test drive.


Safety & Driver Aids


For the 2020 model year, both the Toyota Corolla and Honda's Civic come standard with advanced driver-assistance and safety technologies. The difference here is that one of these sedans provides a more comprehensive safety suite, and that's the Corolla. The new Corolla comes with the next-generation Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 system that includes:

  • -Updated Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • -Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • -Automatic High Beams
  • -Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • -Lane Tracing Assist
  • -Road Sign Assist

In contrast, the 2020 Honda Civic boasts just four driver aids in its safety suite, including a pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and a Road Departure Mitigation System. While both of these affordable compact cars add peace of mind to your drive with modern safety tech, it's clear that Toyota's 2020 Corolla provides a more thorough package of driver-assist systems to inspire on-road confidence!

Cabin Technology


Similar to its safety technologies, the 2020 Toyota Corolla outshines its competition from Honda in the category of cabin conveniences. Where the Corolla comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen display, the Honda Civic boasts just a 5-inch LCD screen in its LX base trim. Every edition of the 2020 Corolla also enjoys smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay® capability plus Amazon Alexa connectivity for voice commands while on the go. Wi-Fi Connect Powered by Verizon is also offered, even on the Corolla L base trim.


For seamless smartphone connectivity via Apple CarPlay® on the 2020 Honda Civic, you'd have to upgrade to the pricer Sport trim. The new Civic does not support a Wi-Fi hotspot in any of its available trim levels, like what's found in the Toyota Corolla as standard.


Both of these compact cars provide cabin conveniences like Bluetooth® wireless technology and touchscreens. Still, Toyota's Corolla offers the larger available center display at 8 inches compared to the Civic's available 7-inch screen.


Schedule Your Test Drive


If you're considering the 2020 Toyota Corolla or 2020 Honda Civic as a highly affordable way to drive a fuel-efficient new car, then we recommend that you tour and test drive these compact cars to determine which impresses with its safety, cabin features, and value.


Sun Toyota is your source for the entire Toyota lineup near New Port Richey, FL, so don't hesitate to schedule a test drive of any of our new Corolla cars for sale that has caught your attention. You can browse our complete collection on our website now and even get pre-approved for financing or consider current lease offers.