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2020 Honda Civic

2020 Honda Civic

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX


2020 Hyundai Elantra SE

2.0L I-4 engine


2.0L I-4 engine
158 hp


147 hp
138 lb-ft


132 lb-ft
CVT transmission


IVT transmission
97.8 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

95.8 cubic feet
15.1 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

14.4 cubic feet

2020 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Hyundai Elantra


If you’re shopping for a dependable and fully loaded compact sedan, then you may have some strong contenders like the 2020 Civic or Elantra. Both are great options, but one manages to top the other when it comes to performance, interior space, and advanced features to round out your Bayonne commute. Compare the 2020 Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra and then continue your search at Metro Honda!

Civic vs. Elantra: Performance Specs

When deciding if the Civic or Elantra is right for you, you’ll want to take a look at the performances they can offer on Newark roads. Both options feature standard FWD drivetrains and similar engine configurations, however, the Civic sports a continuously variable transmission, while the Elantra comes with an intelligent variable transmission. You’ll also get a stronger overall performance out of the Honda Civic as seen below:

2020 Honda Civic Sedan LX FWD

  • 2.0L I-4 engine
  • CVT transmission
  • 158 hp
  • 138 lb-ft of torque

2020 Hyundai Elantra SE FWD

  • 2.0L I-4 engine
  • IVT transmission
  • 147 hp
  • 132 lb-ft of torque

Civic vs. Elantra: Technology and Safety Features

The Honda Civic interior offers a slew of technology features such as a 5-inch color LCD screen, dual-zone automatic climate controls, heated front and rear seats, keyless entry, HomeLink®, and a 160-watt audio system with four speakers. The Elantra does come with an available Infinity Premium Audio with Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration system, but you’ll have to opt for a higher trim level. The Civic also comes with a more reliable safety system with Honda Sensing that comes with more driver-assist features than the Elantra.

2020 Honda Civic

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keep Assist System
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold

2020 Hyundai Elantra

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Brake Assist

Civic vs. Elantra: Cargo Space and Passenger Room

Just because you’re shopping for a compact sedan doesn’t mean you have to feel uncomfortable on the road. That’s why you’ll be impressed with the Civic interior as its cabin has 97.8 cubic feet of passenger space, while the Elantra only comes with 95.8 cubic feet. The same can be said when having enough storage room as you’ll have 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space with the Civic but only have 14.4 cubic feet of cargo space when you opt for the Elantra.

Learn More About the Honda Civic at Metro Honda

Once you’ve compared the 2020 Honda Civic vs. Hyundai Elantra, you can find even more helpful vehicle comparisons like the Honda Civic LX vs. EX to help with your search at Metro Honda. Take your Hoboken and Staten Island commute to the next level with our new and pre-owned Honda Civic models for sale and explore your finance options. Contact us today for more information on how our Honda dealership can pair you with the right vehicle!

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