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Honda Civic Si Sedan
2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan
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$25,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Hyundai Elantra
2020 Hyundai Elantra
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$18,950
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7.9
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Kia Forte
2020 Kia Forte
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$17,790
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 40 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
205 hp @ 5700 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.8 ft
17.4 ft
34.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
15" x 6"
15" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
15" x 6"
15" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P235/40WR18
P195/65TR15
P195/65HR15
Rear Tire
P235/40WR18
P195/65TR15
P195/65HR15
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
34 MPG
31 MPG
City
26 MPG
30 MPG
27 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
40 MPG
37 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
5.2 Tons/yr
5.7 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
14 gallons
14 gallons
Cruising Range City
322.4 miles
420 miles
378 miles
Cruising Range Highway
446.4 miles
560 miles
518 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.8 in
181.9 in
182.7 in
Height
55.5 in
56.5 in
56.5 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.9 in
70.9 in
Front Width
60.5 in
61.5 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
61.9 in
61.9 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.5 in
40.3 in
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.2 in
56.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
53.4 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
35.7 in
35.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37.3 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
55.3 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.3 in
51.9 in
51.1 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
2,906 lbs
2,844 lbs
2,707 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.7 ft³
14.4 ft³
15.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Calypso Red
  • Fluid Metal
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray, Build Out: 10/01/19
  • Phantom Black
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Stellar Silver
  • Symphony Silver
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Grey

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Aurora Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Beige, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles