2019 Honda Civic Sedan
2019 Hyundai Elantra SE

2019 Honda Civic


2019 Hyundai Elantra

2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder


2.0-liter inline-4

158 hp


147 hp

138 lb-ft


132 lb-ft


Road Departure Warning



Lane Departure Warning



Adaptive Cruise Control


If you're looking at premier compact sedans, it will lead you to the 2019 Honda Civic and 2019 Hyundai Elantra. Both are well-loved, but only one will better enhance your commute from Chicago. Compare the technology, safety, and more between the Civic and Elantra to decide for yourself which is best for you. Once you've made your choice, make your way to Honda City for a test drive.

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Civic or Elantra: Performance

The Civic 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine produces up to 158 hp and 138 lb-ft of torque in the base trim. Meanwhile, the standard power found in the Elantra base model is only 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque. The Civic specs deliver the power you need for a more exciting performance on the Chicago roadways.

Civic or Elantra: Technology

The Civic comes equipped with advanced features like a 5-inch color LCD screen, dual-zone automatic climate controls, heated front and rear seats, keyless entry, and HomeLink®. The Elantra does offer the Infinity Premium Audio with Clari-Fi™ Music Restoration Technology, but the Civic has more than enough to keep you connected and entertained.

2019 Honda Civic Sedan Sport

Civic or Elantra: Safety

Honda vehicles are known for being built from the ground up with safety in mind, and the Honda Civic is no exception. Shoppers will find the Civic offers state-of-the-art driver assist technology not found on the Elantra.

2019 Honda Civic

  • Honda Sensing®
    • Collision Mitigation Braking System
    • Road Departure Mitigation System
    • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
    • Lane Keep Assist System
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold

2019 Hyundai Elantra

    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Vehicle Stability Management
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Brake Assist

Learn More at Honda City

Once you make your choice of the Elantra or Civic, make your way to Honda City today to take your model of choice for a test drive. You can even save more when you take advantage of our Honda Civic lease deals. If you decide to make the Civic yours, you can trade in your current vehicle for even more savings! Also, make sure to check out the Civic maintenance schedule to keep your new Civic in top shape or learn more with our Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla or Honda Civic vs. Honda Accord comparison!