The Toyota Corolla XI consumes 0.9 l fewer fuel in the mixed cycle when compared to the Honda Civic IX Sedan 1.8 i-VTEC 142HP manual. The Toyota Corolla XI, which is classified in „small family cars” class uses by 0.8 l less of fuel than the average in its segment. The average fuel consumption in this class in the combined cycle amounts to 6.8 l.
The Toyota Corolla XI burns up 8 % fewer petrol in the city in comparison to the Honda. The Toyota Corolla XI, that comes from compact segment, uses 0.7 l fewer petrol. Note that average fuel consumption in the urban for the C class is 8.7 l, while the Toyota Corolla XI burns up by 8 % less amount of fuel than the average.
If you are looking for a vehicles for long trips, which could carry more luggage , choose the Toyota Corolla XI. The Honda Civic IX has by 8 liters smaller trunk than the Honda Civic IX Sedan 1.8 i-VTEC 142HP manual so probably you would be able to take with you one little suitcase less. When it comes to the trunk pay attention to its width length and height which have considerable impact on loading capability .
Width of a car directly influences on the amount of space for passengers as well as stability on road. The width of the Toyota Corolla XI is larger only by 1 percent in relation to the Honda Civic IX Sedan 1.8 i-VTEC 142HP manual and is not really worth considering. The medium for the „lower middle” class amounts to around 1,703 millimeters and is by 72 mm smaller than the width of the Toyota Corolla XI 1.6 Valvematic 132HP manual.
In this category it is the Toyota Corolla XI which can carry 5 l more fuel in relation to the Honda Civic IX Sedan 1.8 i-VTEC 142HP manual. The medium fuel container size in the compact class, which is represented by the Toyota Corolla XI, equals 52 liters, whereas in compact segment (represented by the Honda) it amounts to 52 liters.
The wheelbase of a car equals the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more desirable car's weight distribution. Toyota Corolla XI has 35 mm longer wheelbase distance than Honda Civic IX Sedan. Wheelbase dimensions are crucial to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Toyota should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Maximum load capacity
The Toyota is 2 % longer in relation to the Honda Civic IX. Long cars have more interior space and also provide plenty of trunk space. While the Toyota Corolla XI seems to be better pick for families or drivers who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance rides, the Honda Civic IX Sedan may be more appropriate to singles because it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Honda Civic IX Sedan 1.8 i-VTEC 142HP manual's production began only 1 year prior to the Toyota Corolla XI, the gap between technology applied in both vehicles shouldn’t be really big, however, the Toyota Corolla XI might have a bit more new solutions used in it.