Honda Civic vs Volkswagen Golf Comparison

    Honda Civic

    Volkswagen Golf

    2024 Honda
    Civic
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Golf
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the small category, between scores of 7.4 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.3
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Honda Civic e:HEV LX
    Based on the Volkswagen Golf GTi
    Best suitable for...
    City drivingCity driving
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 47L
    168 to 418 km
    50L - 55L
    290 to 429 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $23,790 - $72,600
    $32,790 - $77,490
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Great driving manners
    • Looks great inside and out
    • Clever cabin space
    Misses
    • Price is too high
    • No spare wheel
    • Limited rear headroom
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Remains the consummate all-rounder
    • Impressive front differential and DSG
    • Price cut is very welcome
    Misses
    • Interior remains a Golf 8 weak point
    • Evolution, not revolution under the bonnet
    • Stock isn't as abundant as it once was

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Colours Available

    The Civic VTi-LX and e:HEV LX are available in the following finishes:

    • Platinum White pearlescent
    • Crystal Black pearlescent (excludes e:HEV LX)
    • Premium Crystal Red metallic
    • Premium Crystal Blue metallic

    The Type R is available in the following finishes:

    • Championship White
    • Sonic Grey
    • Crystal Black
    • Rally Red

    On the core range, metallic paint is a $600 option while premium metallic paint is a $900 option.

    The following shades are available on the core range:

    • Candy White
    • Deep Black
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Reflex Silver (excludes R-Line)
    • Moonstone Grey (R-Line only)
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Pomello Yellow

    All shades are a no-cost option in the GTI, but for Kings Red which costs $300. The following shades are available:

    • Pure White
    • Dolphin Grey
    • Deep Black
    • Moonstone Grey
    • Atlantic Blue
    • Kings Red

    The Golf R is available in three exterior paint colours:

    • Pure White
    • Lapiz Blue metallic
    • Deep Black pearl

    Specs

    Type
    MULTI POINT F/INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, DIRECT FUEL INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1498 - 19961395 - 1984
    Size (L)
    1.8L, 1.5L, 2.0L2.0L, 1.4L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    SINGLE OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    104kW - 235kW110kW - 245kW
    Power RPM
    5000 - 65005000 - 5600
    Torque
    174Nm - 420Nm250Nm - 420Nm
    Torque RPM
    1700 - 43001500 - 2100
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.8 - 13.59.3 - 10.5

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