2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Camry

2022 Honda Civic Sedan vs 2021 Toyota Camry
2022 Honda Civic


2021 Toyota Camry
$21,700 MSRP*

Starting Price

$25,045 MSRP
2.0L I-4 engine

Standard Engine

2.5L I-4 engine
31 mpg city / 40 mpg highway on LX with CVT transmission**

Base Fuel Economy

28 mpg city / 39 mpg highway
Honda SensingĀ®

Safety Suite

Toyota Safety Senseā„¢ 2.5

Looking to upgrade your Novato commute? Many drivers immediately compare Honda vs. Toyota, as these automakers produce vehicles that are highly reliable and equipped with high-tech features. This is certainly the case when you look at the 2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Camry, but we think you’ll prefer the Civic! Determine which sedan provides the efficiency and value you need in this guide from Marin Honda.



Camry vs. Civic: Price 

No matter which trim level of the new Honda Civic you select, you will pay less than if you were to opt for a new Toyota Camry:

  • Honda Civic: $21,700 MSRP* to $28,300 MSRP*
  • Toyota Camry: $25,045 MSRP to $35,620 MSRP

As you can see, you will pay $3,345 less on the introductory Civic as compared with the base-level Camry, and $7,320 less at the top of the lineup. This is quite a significant difference that will most certainly influence your decision between the two sedans. And remember, you can turn to the experts at the Marin Honda finance center for assistance in securing a lease or loan to get you behind the wheel of the new Civic!


Camry vs. Civic: Efficiency

Not only will you save money up front with the Honda Civic, but you will also save money as you drive throughout the San Francisco area. That’s because the 2022 Honda Civic posts stronger fuel economy returns with its base engine than the 2021 Toyota Camry. Expect an EPA-estimated 31 mpg city and 40 mpg highway** from the Civic’s 2.0L inline-4 engine, as compared with the Camry’s EPA-estimated 28 mpg city and 39 mpg highway from its 2.5L inline-4 engine. If efficiency is a priority for you, then the Civic is the way to go.


Camry vs. Civic: Safety

Both the Honda Civic and the Toyota Camry offer exclusive safety suites with high-tech driver-assistance technologies to keep you and your passengers safe and secure as you drive around Mill Valley. Discover the features included in each suite below.


Honda Sensing®

  • Front wide-view camera
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Traffic Jam Assist (Touring trims)
  • Low-Speed Braking Control (Touring trims)


Toyota SafetySense™ 2.5

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Road Sign Assist


Find Your Honda Civic in San Rafael

It’s always a close call when you compare Honda vs. Toyota models, but the Honda Civic ultimately comes out ahead in a number of important categories. Get in touch with Marin Honda today to schedule your test drive of the new Civic!


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge applies to 2021 and newer models.

**31 city/40 highway/35 combined mpg rating for LX. 30 city/37 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport. 33 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX. 31 city/38 highway/34 combined mpg rating for Touring. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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