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2017 Honda Civic vs Hyundai Elantra: Popularity Says It All?

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The Honda Civic is certainly the more popular model out of the two right now but does it mean that the Honda Civic is better than the Hyundai Elantra? Let’s find out.

The Honda Civic will be coming in with a 2.0 liter four engine that will be offering about 158hp. There is also a 1.5-liter turbo four engine that will be offering about 174hp. Both engines will come with a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT option. The base model will be returning about 28mpg in the city and 40mpg on the highway.

The Honda Civic will also come with features like Remote Keyless Entry, Cruise Control, auto air conditioning engine immobilizer and more. Safety features like the low tire pressure warning, ESC, ABS and backup camera will all be included as standard.

The Hyundai Elantra, on the other hand, will come in with a 147hp four-cylinder engine that will be mated to a six-speed manual or a six-speed auto transmission. There is also a 201hp engine that will be sitting under the hood of the Elantra Sport. The vehicle will return about 32mpg in the city and 40mpg on the highway.

The Elantra will come with both the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support and will be equipped with features like heated rear seats. Safety features like the automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assist will also be included as standard safety features.

If you had to pick, which model would you pick?