Compare Honda Civic Sedan vs Volkswagen GLI

Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.5 ft³

Photos

9
More
24
More

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
150+ hp
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
130+ lb-ft
207 lb-ft @ 1700-5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,771 lbs
3,124 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
26 MPG
City
30 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 Tons/yr
7.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
372 miles
319 miles
Cruising Range Highway
471.2 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.7 in
182.2 in
Height
55.7 in
57.2 in
Max Width
70.9 in
70 in
Front Width
60.9 in
60.1 in
Rear Width
61.5 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
104.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
55.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
15.1 ft³
15.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR16
225/45R17H
Rear Tire
P215/55HR16
225/45R17H
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance Note
N/A
Carefree Maintenance Program
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles