2015 Honda Civic Coupe vs 2015 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
If you’re looking for a sporty two-door coupe in the Schaumburg and Elgin, IL area, then you’re probably considering the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Coupe and the 2015 Honda Civic Coupe. Both offer stylish alternatives to their sedan siblings with their fun-to-drive dynamics and impressive efficiency. Both also come in at an affordable base price. But which one is going to be better for you?
Powertrains and Efficiency
The 2015 Hyundai Elantra Coupe does yield an impressive EPA fuel economy estimate of 24 mpg city/34 mpg highway/28 mpg combined. Unfortunately for the Hyundai Elantra, however, the 2015 Honda Civic Coupe comes out ahead with a 30 mpg city/39 mpg highway/33 mpg combined EPA estimate with the continuously variable transmission and the base 1.8L engine*. While the base Hyundai Elantra does make 2 hp more than the Honda Civic, the Civic is available in Si trim, with a 2.4L four-cylinder that cranks out 205 hp. The Elantra does not offer an engine upgrade option, so if you want power or performance, you should probably pick the Honda Civic Coupe.
When it comes to safety and security it seems like the 2015 Honda Civic Coupe wins out again. The Honda Civic comes standard with features like a rearview camera and a stereo antitheft system standard – both of those are lacking in the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Coupe.
The Honda Civic also gets a superior front side crash test when compared to the Hyundai Elantra. The Honda Civic gets a five-star rating in that test from the NHTSA and the Hyundai Elantra gets only four stars.
The Honda Civic also beats out the Hyundai Elantra in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Crash tests. The Honda Civic gets a Good score in the tough small front overlap crash test while the Hyundai Elantra only gets an Acceptable rating.
Visit us Today
If you agree that based on security, safety, efficiency, and performance that the 2015 Honda Civic Coupe beats out the 2015 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, then come visit us here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re a leading Honda dealership serving the Schaumburg and Elgin area, so stop by to drive the latest Honda Civic Coupe. We think you’ll be impressed!
*Based on 2015 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
*2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe image shown.