2019 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Civic

Black 2019 Honda Civic Sedan Front Exterior on a White Background vs Black 2018 Honda Civic Sedan Rear Exterior on a White Background

A mainstay in the Honda model lineup, the Honda Civic compact possesses an athletic style, fun-to-drive engine options, advanced technology and affordable prices. With the debut of the refreshed 2019 Honda Civic, many car shoppers want to know – what are the differences? Learn more about the updates and changes to the Honda Civic design in this 2019 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Civic comparison created by Howdy Honda in Austin.

Drivers who choose the 2019 Honda Civic at Howdy Honda will discover a competitive compact car that is available in sedan, coupe and hatchback variations. Recent upgrades have been applied to the Honda Civic Sedan and Honda Civic Coupe editions and will include a retooled style, standard Honda Sensing® safety technology, a refined Display Audio infotainment system and an expanded model lineup.

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2019 Honda Civic Sedan VS 2018 Honda Civic Sedan
$19,450* Starting MSRP $18,940*
2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder (LX and Sport) and 1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder (EX, EX-L and Touring) Engine Options 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder (LX and EX) and 1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder (EX-T, EX-L and Touring)
Standard All Trim Levels Honda Sensing® Standard Select Trim Levels
LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring Trim Levels LX, EX, EX-T, EX-L and Touring

What Are the Differences Between the 2019 Honda Civic and 2018 Honda Civic?

Price is always an important part of the car-buying process and plays an important role in this 2019 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Civic comparison. With a base MSRP that starts at $19,450*, the 2019 Honda Civic Sedan possesses a moderately higher price tag than its predecessor that highlights the addition of standard Honda Sensing® safety features and an updated design inside and out. Drivers who opt for the 2019 Honda Civic Coupe will find prices that start at $20,650*.

Updates to the latest Honda Civic design include a restyled lower bumper that creates a wider front end, a blacked-out headlight style, a gloss black grille, additional color options and LED headlights for the Honda Civic Touring trim. Interior updates include redesigned steering wheel controls, a redeveloped center console with larger cupholders, trim-specific dashboard trim and improved cabin insulation. To make the 2019 Honda Civic even more attractive to car shoppers, designers have added a Sport trim to Sedan and Coupe model lineups.

Honda Civic Sport trim levels will employ the entry-level 158-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can be paired with a six-speed manual or Continuously Variable Transmission. To upgrade style, the Civic Sport features integrated fog lights, gloss black exterior trim, 18-inch wheels, a gloss black rear spoiler and a sport muffler. Interior highlights include red instrument gauges, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, aluminum sport pedals, synthetic leather upholstery, an eight-speaker sound system and the redesigned 7-inch Display Audio infotainment system.

A redesigned 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system is a highlight of the 2019 Honda Civic spec sheet that will provide access to Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ when you choose Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels. In addition to the new Display Audio interface, Honda Civic Sedan and Honda Civic Coupe variants will add an electronic parking brake, an automatic Brake Hold feature, a 7-inch digital instrument display and Honda Sensing® safety technology.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.


2019 Honda Civic Sedan Front Grille and Headlights on Gray Background
Black 2019 Honda Civic Sedan Side and Rear Exterior on a Gray Background
2019 Honda Civic Sedan Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Display Audio Touchscreen
Cutaway View of 2019 Honda Civic Sedan Interior