2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan vs 2015 Volkswagen Golf

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan

2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan

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2015 Volkswagen Golf

2015 Volkswagen Golf

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If you’re shopping for a sporty compact car in the Schaumburg or Elgin, IL area, then you may be considering the 2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. Both offer sporty handling, smart features, and lots of efficiency. There’s a lot to like about both vehicles, but they certainly don’t stack up equally. Which one is the better choice? Let’s find out!

Safety

Both the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and the 2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan received the Top Safety Pick + rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In crash tests from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration the Honda Civic received a best possible five-star overall rating, while the Golf has yet to be rated. Last year’s model of the Golf received only four stars overall from the government.

Features and Options

The 2015 Honda Civic Si comes with standard features like:

  • A moonroof
  • A remote trunk and tailgate release
  • Automatic headlights
  • Fog lights

Those aren’t even available on most lower end trim levels of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf.

The Honda Civic Si also comes standard with a rearview camera that feeds video to a standard 5-inch display screen in the center stack. This should make parking and reversing easier and safer. This is not a standard feature in the Volkswagen Golf.

Space

The 2015 Honda Civic Si offers more front and rear legroom than the 2015 Volkswagen Golf, so stretch out and get comfortable. This is especially important if you are offering rides to full size adults in the back seat!

Residual Value

ALG estimates that the 2015 Honda Civic Si will retain up to 62 percent of its value after 36 months and up to 46 percent after 60 months. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is estimated to drop to 55 percent of its original value after 36 months and 41 percent of its original value after 60 months.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake is a leading Schaumburg and Elgin area Honda dealership, and we’d love to help you find the vehicle you’ve been searching for. Maybe it’s the 2015 Honda Civic Si? You can find out when you come drive this sporty version of the Civic right here at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. We’d love to show you all the latest Honda models in our showroom, so come visit us today!