2016 Toyota Corolla vs. 2016 Honda Civic

2016 Toyota Corolla

2016 Toyota Corolla
2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic

The days when compact cars were consistently cramped, weak, stripped down, and bland are over. These vehicles are now some of the best on the road, offering efficiency, space, and features at an accessible price. Two of the most popular options available are the 2016 Toyota Corolla and the 2016 Honda Civic.

If you want your next new car to be a great value, both of these models deserve your consideration, but after finding out how they compare we’re confident you’ll see the advantages to the new Toyota model. After that, head from West Palm Beach, Stuart, or Riviera Beach to check it out for yourself at Earl Stewart Toyota in Lake Park, FL.


A price difference of a few dollars might not matter, but a difference of more than $1,000 certainly does. The 2016 Toyota Corolla has an MSRP starting at $17,300.* In comparison, the 2016 Honda Civic starts at $18,600.


Driving an affordable car shouldn’t feel like driving a cheap car. The 2016 Toyota Corolla gives you more features standard. The base L trim comes equipped with LED low-beam headlights and halogen high-beam headlights for enhanced visibility, a six-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and four-way power-adjustable passenger’s seat to help you both find the ideal seating position. There’s also and a voice-controlled, six-speaker stereo linked to a 6.1-inch color display screen.

In comparison, the base Honda LX trims has standard headlights, height-adjustable front seats, and a four-speaker manual stereo linked to a five-inch display.


The 2016 Toyota Corolla is just a little bit smaller than the 2016 Honda Civic. That doesn’t have a meaningful impact on passenger or cargo space, but it does mean the car is easier to drive in congested traffic and easier to park in small, cramped spaces. The turning radius on the Toyota Corolla is 35.6 feet, while the Honda Civic comes in with a slightly wider turning circle of 35.7 feet.


If you appreciate having lots of choices in order to help you find a vehicle with all the features you want and none of the ones you don’t, the 2016 Toyota Corolla gives you a lot more to consider. The car comes in four main trims, and three of them come in Plus and Premium sub trims. There is also a Special Edition trim that is available as a limited production model.

The Civic is available in five trim levels but without sub trims. There is also a limited number of options and nothing to designate this production run as special.

Choose the 2016 Toyota Corolla at Earl Stewart Toyota

Decide if this is the right new car for you by making the drive from West Palm Beach, Stuart, or Riviera Beach to Earl Stewart Toyota. Our dealership is located at 1215 US 1 in Lake Park, FL, right next to the water and right across from the Publix supermarket. If you would like to ask any questions, please contact us.

*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, excludes the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee of $835 for Cars, $900 for Small/Light Trucks (Sienna, RAV4, Highlander Gas, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Tacoma and Venza), $1195 for Large Trucks (Tundra), and $995 for Large SUVs (Sequoia and Land Cruiser). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. Actual dealer price will vary. Actual dealer document fee may vary.