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  • Mon - Sat9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Black 2019 Honda Civic

2020 Honda Civic*
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Black 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra*
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2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Honda Civic


2020 Hyundai Elantra
2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder


2.0-liter inline-4
158 hp


147 hp
138 lb-ft


132 lb-ft

Collision Mitigation Braking System™


Adaptive Cruise Control

Up to 42 mpg highway

Highway MPG (Maximum)

Up to 41 mpg highway

The 2020 Honda Civic and the 2020 Hyundai Elantra both rank among the top compact cars available to Vista and %%target_city_3% drivers, but which one is right for you? Honda of Escondido has all the facts you need to make the right decision. Compare the Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra on performance and safety features today! Then, schedule a test drive you’ll never forget at Honda of Escondido.

Civic or Elantra: Performance

The 2020 Honda Civic Sedan receives the same standard 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine that it was offered with in 2019. Although the 2020 Hyundai Elantra includes an engine of the same size, it can’t quite measure up to that which you’ll find in the Honda.Here’s how they measure up:

  • Honda Civic Engine – Base 
    • 158 hp
    • 138 lb-ft of torque
  • Honda Elantra Engine – Base
    • 147 hp
    • 132 lb-ft of torque

Civic or Elantra: Fuel Economy

Interested in maximizing your fuel economy on the streets of Vista and Poway? If you upgrade with the Honda Civic Sedan EX or EX-L trim levels, you’ll achieve up to 32 mpg city, 42 mpg highway*. For 2020, the most efficient Elantra trim only gets up to 41 mpg on the highway. Considering a Honda Civic Hatchback? The latter includes a standard 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that offers 31 mpg city and 40 mpg highway*. Although the base Elantra offers the same highway fuel economy, the Civic Hatchback wins out with 1 more mpg in the city.

Check out the 2020 Honda Civic mpg ratings to learn more about your options.

Civic or Elantra: Safety Features

Honda is well-known for offering tons of advanced safety features as standard. In 2020, the trend continues. With standard Honda Sensing®, the Honda Civic scores an easy win against the Elantra.  We’ve made it easy to compare the 2020 Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra on standard safety features. Just check this list:

2020 Honda Civic

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation System™
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keep Assist System™
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • Automatic High-Beam Headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold

2020 Hyundai Elantra

  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Brake Assist

The 2020 Hyundai Elantra includes more standard safety features than the 2019 model, but Honda still comes out ahead. Explore the Honda Civic trim levels to find out about the available upgrades!

Take the Honda Civic Sedan for a Test Drive Today!

You’ve compared the Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra in-depth, but you won’t really know which model is right for you until you get behind the wheel. Check out the new Honda Civic inventory at Honda of Escondido today, and don’t wait to schedule a test drive! Call us at (855) 520-7969, contact us online, or just stop in today!

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* Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

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1700 Auto Park Way Escondido, CA

Phone: (855) 520-7969,-117.1107557,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x80dbf4ec216495fd:0x1248165d5860e740!8m2!3d33.1171929!4d-117.1089237


Phone: (855) 572-8996

1700 Auto Park Way Escondido, CA


Phone: (855) 520-7969

1700 Auto Park Way Escondido, CA


Phone: (855) 520-7971

1700 Auto Park Way Escondido, CA
33.1174503 -117.1086885
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