2015 Honda Civic Hybrid vs 2015 Toyota Prius V

2015 Civic Hybrid

2015 Honda Civic Hybrid

2015 Prius V

2015 Toyota Prius V

Almost everybody is familiar with the 2015 Toyota Prius V and the 2015  Honda Civic Hybrid. These two leading hybrids have been on the market for  awhile, so it doesn’t seem all that futuristic to drive a gas-electric hybrid vehicle anymore. While both of these vehicles will provide impressive fuel economy that’s sure to please Schaumburg and Elgin, IL area drivers, that doesn’t mean they stack up evenly. So which one will be better for your needs?  Read on for an in-depth comparison!

Efficiency and Performance

The 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid and the 2015 Toyota Prius V both offer incredible fuel economy estimates thanks to their sophisticated hybrid powertrains. If you’re shopping these two vehicles, then miles per gallon is probably your number one priority. So which one actually offers better fuel economy? The Honda Civic Hybrid comes out ahead with an EPA estimate of 47 mpg highway, 44 mpg city, and 45 mpg combined*. The Prius V is only rated at 40 mpg  highway, 44 mpg city, and 42 mpg combined. The numbers speak for themselves – you’ll burn less gas with the Civic Hybrid.

Comfort and Convenience

While the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid might be smaller than the 2015 Toyota Prius V on the outside, it offers more space in many important dimensions. In fact, the Civic Hybrid gives you more legroom both front and rear and more shoulder room in the front.

Plus, the Civic Hybrid offers some important features that are simply missing from the Prius V. Those include a standard remote trunk release, floor mats, a power trunk lock/unlock feature, and variable assisted steering.

The Honda Civic Hybrid also gets better overall crash test scores from the NHTSA with a 5-star crash test rating in the side pole crash test, while the Prius V is rated at 4 stars in the same test.

Visit us Today

If you’re searching for a fuel efficient compact car, then don’t miss out on the 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. As a leading Elgin and Schaumburg area Honda dealership, we’ve got the latest Honda vehicles in stock now. Just stop by our showroom at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake today for a test drive!

*44 city/47 highway/45 combined mpg rating. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only.  Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.