2021 Honda Civic vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Civic


2021 Hyundai Elantra


Engine Options


Peak Horsepower

162 lb-ft

Peak Torque

132 lb-ft
15.1 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space

14.2 Cubic Feet

Heated Front and Outboard Rear Seats

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10-Speaker Premium Sound System

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There are a lot of choices when it comes to buying a new sedan in Burlingame, CA, and surely you’re considering the 2021 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra. Both brands are known for raising the bar for what a compact model can do, but Honda still manages to race ahead thanks to extra attention towards: 

  • Interior Features and Space
  • Safety Technology
  • Power and Performance

Civic vs. Elantra: Interior Features and Space

The Elantra can’t keep up when it comes to interior amenities. Explore what Honda serves up freely that Hyundai can’t match: 

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera 
  • Heated Front and Outboard Rear Seats
  • 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat
  • 10-Speaker Premium Sound System
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Control 

Not only will you receive a better equipped cabin with the Civic, but you’ll also have more room to pack up all your groceries and gear: 

  • Honda Civic cargo space: Up to 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space
  • Hyundai Elantra cargo space: Up to 14.2 cubic feet of trunk space 

Civic vs. Elantra: Safety Technology

Nothing is more important than feeling safe and secure on the road. Honda offers extra peace of mind with these leading safety features: 

  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Honda LaneWatch™

You won’t find these features on the Hyundai Elantra at any configuration. 

Civic vs. Elantra: Power and Performance

With two energetic engine options to choose from, Honda Civic drivers are bound to leave the Elantra in their dust: 

  • Honda Civic 2.0L 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque.
  • Honda Civic 1.5L Turbocharged 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque.
  • Hyundai Elantra 2.0L inline 4-cylinder: Delivers up to 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque.

Schedule a Test Drive of the 2021 Honda Civic Today

In the end, the Elantra just can’t compare against the Civic, making Honda a clear choice. Visit us today at Ocean Honda of Burlingame to get behind the wheel of this cool compact sedan, and stick to your budget with our rotating new vehicle specials. We look forward to working with you, so contact us to get started.

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