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Honda Civic Si Sedan
2020 Honda Civic Si Sedan
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$25,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Kia Forte
2021 Kia Forte
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$17,890
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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$13,550
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Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 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
15.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
205 hp @ 5700 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,906 lbs
2,707 lbs
2,701 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
31 MPG
26 MPG
City
26 MPG
27 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
37 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
5.8 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
7

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.8 in
182.7 in
177.2 in
Height
55.5 in
56.5 in
57.9 in
Max Width
70.8 in
70.9 in
68.3 in
Front Width
60.5 in
61.5 in
58.9 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
61.9 in
58.5 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
106.3 in
102.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.2 in
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.5 in
38.8 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.1 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
53 in
52.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
35.7 in
35.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37.5 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
55.3 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.3 in
51.1 in
53.9 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.7 ft³
15.3 ft³
12.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.8 ft
34.8 ft
33.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
15" x 6"
15" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
15" x 6"
15" x TBD

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/40WR18
P195/65HR15
P195/60R15
Rear Tire
P235/40WR18
P195/65HR15
P195/60R15

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Clear White
  • Gravity Gray
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Aurora Black
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Woven Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Optional
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
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
5 Years / 100,000 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 / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
N/A
N/A
24-hour roadside assistance