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A Closer Look at the Honda Civic Coupe Vs Sedan

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When it comes to value, a used Honda Civic gets good ratings. In fact, they are easily one of the best Phoenix AZ used cars under $20,000. For this Honda Civic review, shoppers can get more information about the Honda Civic Coupe vs Sedan.

The Value of a Used Honda Civic

  • Notable performance
  • Great Fuel Economy
  • Durable Engine Quality
  • Good trunk space
  • Overall Spaciousness

Honda Civic Price

When new, the Coupe may cost more than the sedan at the lowest trim level, but by the Touring trim, the coupe is less expensive. However, the gap isn’t wide enough to be a deciding factor for every type of buyer. A difference of $500 may not be enough to encourage or discourage you. In used vehicles, it will depend on the vehicle’s quality and mileage not necessarily its trim level. This makes it fun to go shopping for a used Honda Phoenix.


In 2016, the Civic adopted its current fastback style. The new design definitely erased some of the boring factor that comes naturally with a sedan. Coupes add more visual interest just by dropping the two doors. For a single person or couple on the go, the Civic coupe is definitely a date night type of car.

Passenger Room and Trunk Space

Since the coupe is one-inch lower than the Honda Civic sedan, it has less headroom. If you are really tall, this could affect your decision. Otherwise, the front positions have about the same wiggle room and legroom. In the backseat, however, the sedan has a huge advantage. The rear seats have almost two inches more legroom and as much as three inches more headroom. The Civic sedan trunk measures 15.1 cubic feet while the Coupe measures 12.1 cubic feet. Clearly the sedan is a better choice if you have a family.


There’s plenty of pickup in these smaller cars. If you purchase a 2016 or later edition, you’ll find either a 158-horsepower four-cylinder engine or a sporty 174-horsepower turbo. You may find a manual, but you are just as likely to find a continuously variable transmission.

Fuel Economy

If fuel economy is a major reason you are updating your ride, try to find a Civic sedan with the turbo engine and CVT. Fuel economy for this edition is 31/42 mpg city/highway. The Civic sedan with the base engine and manual is rated 27/40 mpg city/highway. By comparison, the coupe is rated 26/38 mpg (base) and 31/41 mpg (turbo with CVT). for busy commuters in Phoenix honda used cars really reduce time spent in the sun at a gas pump.

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Whether you are looking at the 2019 Honda Civic or a 2013 model, you’ll find that it has a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is true of the whole family of coupes, sedans and hatchbacks.

Final Analysis

If you can deal with a smaller backseat and smaller trunk, you’ll love the coupe for its more stylish look . If you need space, it’s the sedan all the way. Of course, it helps to see them side by side, which can be arranged at Earnhardt Auto Centers.

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