2017 Toyota Prius vs 2017 Honda Civic

September 30th, 2017 by

2017 Toyota Prius

Shopping for a new car is exciting but when it comes down to it making the right decision is definitely of utmost importance. With the industry evolving to be more eco-friendly and well as technologically savvy, new cars with more features, and better fuel efficiency are constantly popping up in the market making the decision of which car to get more difficult with so many options available. If you are looking for a new car with a sporty presence and enormous fuel efficiency than the Honda Civic and the Toyota Prius are certainly on your radar. Both vehicles are well-known for their quality, durability and efficiency but which one is the right one for you?

When first comparing these two base models the first thing you’ll notice is the price. The civic comes in at $18,740 while the Prius starts at $24,685. So what do you get for the $5,944 price difference? First Technology. Both vehicles come with a standard backup camera, bluetooth connectivity and touch screen display. However the 2017 Prius really steps up with additional standard features like smart flow climate control, Entune audio, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Auto High Beams, Full Speed Dynamic Cruise Control, and Push to Start. You can also find all of these features in the Honda Civic but you’ll have to upgrade to the EX-L or Touring trim which depletes the price difference between the two models if you are looking for the luxurious features.

2017 Toyota Prius
2017 Toyota Prius

2017 Honda Civic
2017 Honda Civic

When it comes to performance both the Prius and Civic have definite advantages. The Civics 2.0L 4-cylinder engine creates 158 horsepower with 28 MPG in the city while the in the Prius 1.8L 4-cylinder ECVT Hybrid engine you lose some horsepower (95 horsepower) to gain ultimate fuel efficiency getting 54 MPG in the city! Both vehicles have strong, aerodynamic exterior sporty exterior. But the Prius has hatchback design for added space and keeps paying for itself with such incredible fuel efficiency.

Advantages of the 2017 Prius:

  • 54 MPG City
  • 50 MPG highway
  • Back Up Camera
  • Standard Pre-Collision System
  • Standard Smart Key
  • Standard Push-to-Start
  • Entune Audio
  • Smart Climate Control
  • Standard Lane Departure Alert
  • Standard Auto High Beams
  • Standard Smart Cruise Control
  • Hatchback Design

With incredible standard features, fuel efficiency and space, It’s pretty clear that the 2017 Toyota Prius is the winner here! But you can’t make that decision until you come to Buckeye Toyota in Lancaster and test drive the Prius, Prius C or Prius V for yourself!!!

Source: Toyota

Source: Honda

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