Are You Looking in to the Toyota Corolla Near Boulder?
If you’re in the market for a compact sedan in the Boulder area, you’ve probably considered the 2015 Toyota Corolla. This family sedan is outfitted with features such as a:
- Rear Stabilizer Bar
- 60/40 Split Rear Seats
- Rear Backup Camera
However, when compared to the 2015 Honda Civic sedan, which outclasses the Corolla in fuel economy, horsepower, turning diameter, and safety ratings, the Toyota Corolla just isn’t worth your time.
The new 2015 Honda Civic sedan gets better gas mileage than the Toyota Corolla, promising an EPA-estimated 30 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway*—3 more mpg in the city and on the highway than the 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway that the Corolla offers.
Despite its high fuel economy numbers, the Civic is also quite powerful. While both vehicles are equipped with a standard 4-cylinder engine and automatic transmission, the Honda Civic offers 143 hp @6500 RPM—11 hp more than the Corolla’s 132 hp @6000 RPM.
The Honda Civic is also quite maneuverable, offering a tighter turning radius than the Corolla. It can make a tight turn in only 35.4 ft. as opposed to the 35.6 ft. it takes the Toyota Corolla to turn. You can rest assured that when you’re in a pinch, the Civic has both the quick acceleration and responsive driving you’ll need to evade potential accidents.
Overall, the Civic is one of the safest vehicles on the market. In a recent Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) small overlap frontal offset crash test, the 2015 Honda Civic outperformed the Toyota Corolla on several points, scoring a “Good” overall evaluation, while the Corolla was given only a score of “Marginal.”
To put these numbers into perspective, we’ve stacked the Corolla up against the Civic in the table below:
*Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.