2019 Elantra vs 2019 Civic

The Hyundai Elantra and Honda Civic both offer attractive styling, excellent fuel economy and a high level of versatility and comfort. But if you're looking for the best compact for your commute, look no further than the Elantra.

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2019 Honda Civic
2019 Hyundai Elantra

Starting MSRP
$19,450 1*
✔ $17,100 2*

City MPG Manual Transmission
25 3*
✔ 26 4*

Starting Performance
✔ 158 hp/138 lb.-ft. of torque
147 hp/132 lb.-ft. of torque

Hands-Free Smart-Trunk Release
✔ Yes

Max Display Screen Size
7 inches
✔ 8 inches

The Elantra Wins Out

The 2019 Elantra tops the Civic in many ways. The Elantra's optional 1.6-liter GDI turbo engine offers more horsepower (201 vs. 174) and more torque (195 vs. 162) than the Civic's 1.5-liter turbo engine. The Elantra also offers better fuel economy and more rear headroom.


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1.MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $920.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

2.MSRP of $17,100 not including tax, title, license fees and destination charge. $1,500 total savings includes; $1,500 Retail Bonus Cash on a 2019 Hyundai Elantra SE (48413F45) purchased from dealer stock between February 1, 2019 through February 28, 2019.

3.25 city/36 highway/29 combined mpg rating for LX & Sport 6MT trims. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

4.EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contact your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.