Determined to shake its reputation as a cheap, dull sedan, the Toyota Corolla underwent a thorough redesign for the 2020 model year. Notable upgrades included crisp, modern styling; superior ride, handling, and acceleration; a more modern interior; and more fuel-efficient engines, including a newly available gas-electric hybrid.
But a top rival in the compact sedan class just got its own redesign. That’s the 2022 Honda Civic. We tested the Corolla and Civic so we could compare them across eight categories and then name our overall winner. Read on to see which one we picked and decide which one you’d rather take home.