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2021 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

In the old days, hatchbacks were built to be as functional and efficient* as possible. Honda has tried very hard to ensure the several generations of Civic Hatchback models that have been produced fit this bill. For the 21st century, our manufacturing partner has refined its hatchback platform to not only be functional and efficient*, but it also features some of the automaker’s latest technology. A comparison of the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback will provide customers with some very interesting information. The 2021 Civic Hatchback is available in four trim grades, LX, Sport, EX and Sport Touring. Each of these versions will be able to offer more performance, more interior cargo volume and very competitive fuel economy scores when compared to the latest Corolla Hatchback. Customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling, 601-693-4651.

Up to five passengers can comfortably ride inside of the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback or 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. The driver and the person sitting in the front seat of either hatchback will have at least 42 inches of legroom to use. However, rear passengers in the 2021 Civic Hatchback will have 36 inches to stretch their legs, compared to fewer than 30 inches of available maximum legroom in the 2021 Corolla Hatchback. This same interior space advantage enjoyed by the Civic Hatchback is reflected in both vehicles' cargo dimensions. Every 2021 Civic Hatchback will offer 46.2 cubic-feet of cargo volume when the rear seats are folded down, with the 2021 Corolla Hatchback making only 23 cubic-feet of cargo volume available. The LX and EX models of the Civic Hatchback will have 25.7 cubic-feet, behind the second row, and the Sport and Sport Touring versions offer 22.6 cubic-feet.


2021 Civic Hatchback LX, CVT Vs. 2021 Corolla Hatchback
Turbo., 1.5-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 1.2-L, 3-Cyl.
174/162 Horsepower/Torque 78/74
31/40* Base Fuel Economy 28/37
46.2 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 23 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

Every version of the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback will employ the same basic engine platform, a turbocharged 1.5-liter, inline four-cylinder power plant. Output figures will depend on which trim grade and transmission combination is chosen. The LX and EX models are attached to a continuously variable transmission and they will make 174 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Sport and Sport Touring models can produce 180 horsepower with both the six-speed manual or CVT. Torque measurements will vary slightly. On the other hand, every 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback uses a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that makes less than 170 horsepower.

*29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport & Sport Touring 6MT trims. 31 city/40 highway/34 combined mpg rating for LX, EX & EX-L Navi CVT trims. 29 city/35 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport & Sport Touring CVT trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.
A photo of the front seats in the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.

A photo of the rear seats in the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.
A photo of the cargo area in the back of the 2021 Honda Civic Hatchback.