2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan vs 2015 Subaru WRX

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan

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2015 Subaru WRX

2015 Subaru WRX

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The 2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan and the 2015 Subaru WRX are both sporty compact cars that deliver the performance that enthusiasts here in Schaumburg and Elgin, IL desire. They’re both truly fun-to-drive small cars that won’t break the bank. So which one will be better suited for your needs? Read on to learn more about how these two sports cars stack up!


While the 2015 Subaru WRX does make more power than the 2015 Honda Civic Si, it also weighs quite a bit more. The WRX uses a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder, while the Civic Si gets a naturally aspirated 2.4L four-cylinder engine. The naturally aspirated, high-revving i-VTEC DOHC four may be preferable for drivers who want a linear power delivery without turbo-lag.

Fuel Economy

The 2015 Subaru WRX with manual transmission gets an EPA estimate of 21 mpg city/28 mpg highway/24 mpg combined. The 2015 Honda Civic Si with manual transmission gets an EPA estimate of 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway/25 mpg combined*. You’ll spend less on gas with the Civic Si.

Features and Options

The 2015 Honda Civic Si gets upscale standard features, including:

  • A rearview camera
  • A power moon roof
  • A remote trunk and tailgate release
  • Automatic headlights
  • Foglights

You won’t find those features as standard equipment on the 2015 Subaru WRX.

The Honda Civic Si also offers more trunk space than the Subaru WRX. Just because you’re buying a sports car doesn’t mean you don’t deserve space for your belongings!


While the 2015 Honda Civic starts at only $23,090 MSRP, the 2015 Subaru WRX will cost at least $26,295 MSRP. Imagine what you can do with that extra $3,000!

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

You can see that the 2015 Honda Civic Si is largely a better option than the 2015 Subaru WRX. You can drive the latest Honda Civic Si and the rest of the upscale Honda lineup right here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake. We’re a leading Chicagoland area Honda dealer and are located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave, just a short trip from Schaumburg, Elgin, and anywhere else in Chicagoland. Visit us today to find your next vehicle!

*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.