See how the Civic Sedan outshined the competition and was rated the most fun to drive.

2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan vs 2021 Toyota Corolla LE
Features2022 Civic LX Sedan2021 Corolla LE
Most Fun to Drive5-star rating2-star rating
Best Handling40.1-second lap time41.8-second lap time
Fastest Cornering68.4 mph corner-exit speed64.9 mph corner-exit speed
Most Horsepower (SAE net)158 @ 6500 rpm139 @ 6100 rpm
Best Braking (70 to 0 mph)170 ft braking distance184 ft braking distance
Best Front Visibility161 degrees157 degrees

2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan vs 2021 Nissan Sentra SV
Features2022 Civic LX Sedan2021 Sentra SV
Most Fun to Drive5-star rating3-star rating
Best Handling40.1-second lap time40.7-second lap time
Fastest Cornering68.4 mph corner-exit speed65.2 mph corner-exit speed
Most Horsepower (SAE net)158 @ 6500 rpm149 @ 6400 rpm
Best Braking (70 to 0 mph)170 ft braking distance178 ft braking distance
Best Front Visibility161 degrees154 degrees

2022 Honda Civic LX Sedan vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL
Features2022 Civic LX Sedan2021 Elantra SEL
Most Fun to Drive5-star rating4-star rating
Best Handling40.1-second lap time41.0-second lap time
Fastest Cornering68.4 mph corner-exit speed65.9 mph corner-exit speed
Most Horsepower (SAE net)158 @ 6500 rpm147 @ 6200 rpm
Best Braking (70 to 0 mph)170 ft braking distance179 ft braking distance
Best Front Visibility161 degrees156 degrees

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Civic Out-Handles the Competition
On Car and Driver’s 0.56-mile handling course, the Civic not only had the fastest lap, but was also the fastest through five of the six sectors, from hairpins to straightaways.

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Faster Through the Corners
The Civic showed its poise by holding curves at higher speeds than the competition, exiting the second corner at 68.4 miles per hour—more than a full car length ahead of the pack.

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More Power Comes Standard
The Civic LX Sedan offers more power than its competitors’ base trims, with a 2.0-liter i-VTEC® engine capable of putting out 158 horsepower.

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Better Braking
A shorter stopping distance means more control and confidence behind the wheel. In Car and Driver’s 70-to-0 mph braking test, the Civic LX Sedan stopped 8 feet shorter than the competition.

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A Commanding View of the Road
With 161 degrees of front visibility, the Civic helps you stay connected to the road and in command of your drive.