Best 2021 Compact Sedan: The Honda Civic

Best Compact Sedan at Germain Honda of Ann Arbor

Both timeless and stylish, the sedan remains a popular segment of vehicle among drivers in the United States. There are so many of them as a matter of fact, that sedans are further classified as compact sedans, mid-size sedans, full-size sedans, and rounding out the category – sport & luxury sedans. For this article, however – we will focus on the Compact Sedan category and the category champion – the Honda Civic Sedan.


Honda Civic Sedan

Best Compact Sedan For Long Commutes – Honda Civic

If you’re looking to maximize your fuel economy and spend less time at the gas station, the clear choice is the Honda Civic Sedan. When equipped with its responsive CVT automatic transmission, the Civic Sedan is able to achieve an EPA-estimated 42 MPG on the highway and 32 MPG in the city**. When you consider the fact that the fuel tank of the Civic Sedan has the capacity to hold 12.4 gallons of gasoline, this means that you’re able to travel up to 520 miles on a single tank of fuel!

To help give you a better idea of the long-distance driving abilities of the Civic Sedan, New York City is 515 miles away from Ann Arbor, MI. If you were able to drive in a straight line while achieving maximum fuel efficiency, you’d be able to reach New York City without a single fuel stop. Clearly, the Honda Civic Sedan has the ability to go the distance.


Honda Civic Sedan Awards

NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating – 2021 Civic Sedan[1]

Earning top honors from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2021 Honda Civic Sedan demonstrates its commitment to protecting drivers. [1].

IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

IIHS Top Safety Pick Award – 2021 Civic Sedan[2]

Further highlighting the exceptional safety of the Civic Sedan, the IIHS named the 2021 Civic Sedan as a Top Safety Pick.[2].

IU.S. News & World Report Best Cars for the Money Finalist - 2021 Civic Sedan

U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for the Money Finalist – 2021 Civic Sedan [3]

The critics at U.S. News & World Report have recognized the outstanding value of the Civic Sedan, naming it a finalist on their Best Cars for the Money list. [3].


Honda Civic Sedan Styling

Honda Civic Sedan vs The Competition

Are you curious how the Honda Civic Sedan measures up against some of the biggest rivals in its segment? Below, you can view an in-depth comparison which compares the Civic Sedan against the Toyota Corolla and Hyundai Elantra. Once you see the results, you’ll understand why more and more drivers continue to choose the Honda Civic Sedan.

Our team of Honda experts here at Germain Honda of Ann Arbor are standing by to introduce you to the Civic Sedan. Browse our extensive inventory and choose the model that’s best suited to your personality.

*30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX and EX-L trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

[1]Source: NHTSA.

[2]Source: IIHS.

[3]Source: U.S. News & World Report.