2016 Elantra vs. 2016 Honda Civic in San Antonio

It’s time for another new car comparison by Fiesta Honda! You’re a busy person, and it can take a lot of time to do the research on finding a new car. We want to lighten your load a little bit by highlighting some features of a couple of well-liked cars on the road. Today we’re going to look at the 2016 Honda Civic and the 2016 Hyundai Elantra in San Antonio. How will they compare?

 

2016 Honda Civic

2016 Hyundai Elantra

Has Smart Airbags that deploy with different levels of force that are determinant on size of passenger as detected by speed and seat sensors

Airbags do not have smart features and always deploy at full force

Standard whiplash protection that moves headrest forward to prevent neck and spine injuries No whiplash protection
Optional Collision Mitigation Braking System to warn driver or potential collision No collision warning or crash mitigation brakes
Optional lane departure warning system No lane departure warning system
Ranked 5th in reliability by J.D. Power Ranked 24t in reliability by J.D Power
Accelerates from 0 to 60 in 7.2 seconds Accelerates from 0 to 60 in 9.6 seconds
Standard cap-less fueling system that eliminates fuel evaporation and saves you money and pollution Does not offer cap-less fueling system
Offers a continuous variable transmission to keep engine at the most efficient speed Does not offer a CVT
97.8 cubic feet of passenger volume 95.6 cubic feet of passenger volume
15.1 cubic feet of space in the trunk 14.8 cubic feet of trunk space
Standard smart maintenance reminder No smart maintenance reminder

 

That table just about sums it up, out the two new cars, the 2016 Honda Civic offers several more features than the 2016 Elantra. In other words, if you’re searching for a car that has it all, the 2016 Civic is the way to go. Come see it in person and get your hands on the wheel by stopping in Fiesta Honda today!

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2016 Dart vs. 2016 Civic in San Antonio

So many cars out there and so little time! No worries – Fiesta Honda is here to your rescue and will make your next car-buying decision a breeze. Whether its old or new, black or blue, a sedan is a great choice for a new car and we’re exciting that you’re considering it for your next ride. We’re particularly fond of two popular sedans on the road today, the 2016 Dart and 2016 Civic in San Antonio and we’re about to show you how they measure up to one another!

The 2016 Honda Civic has a few more safety features than the 2016 Dodge Dart. For example, the Civic has vehicle speed sensors and seat sensors that alert the smart airbags in the Civic to deploy with different levels of force to protect passengers of different sizes. The Dart’s airbags deploy at full force every time. The Civic also has optional Collision Mitigation Braking System and a lane departure warning system. The Dart doesn’t have either of these as an option. Both vehicles have standard driver, passenger, side-impact, and side-impact head airbags.

Worried about space in a “compact car”? The Civic doesn’t feel so compact with 39.3 inches of headroom in the front, and 37.1 in the rear seating area! Holding 5 passengers, the Civic has 97.8 cubic feet of cargo room and 15.1 cubic feet of cargo room. The Dart only has 13.1 cubic feet of cargo capacity, and its passenger volume is unlisted (which we can only assume means that it doesn’t compare).

If fuel economy and efficiency are important to you, it’s safer to go with the Honda Civic in San Antonio. Both the Civic and Dart have 2.0 4. Cylinder/Manual transmissions in the most basic mode, but the Civic gets 27 city/40 hwy MPG while the Dart only gets 25 city/36 hwy MPG*. In addition to better fuel efficiency, the Civic doesn’t require premium gas like the Dart, which can save you 20-55 cents/gallon.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – not all cars are created equal even if they are the same model year! In this case, the Civic is way ahead of the game in terms of technology and features. The Civic has front power-windows, standards power locks (which the Dart has, but costs extra), standard power remote mirrors, standard Bluetooth wireless, standard HondaLink, available front heated seats, and so much more.

It’s not hard to conclude what the better sedan out of the two is, and that would be the 2016 Civic in San Antonio! We look forward to having you in for a test drive at Fiesta Honda! See you soon!