2018 Honda Civic LX vs 2018 Civic EX Comparison

Specs at a Glance

2018 Honda Civic LX

2018 Honda Civic LX

Engine

2.0L Inline 4

Horsepower

158 hp

MPG (City/Highway)

31/40 *

Keyless Ignition

N/A


2018 Honda Civic EX

Engine

2.0L Inline 4

Horsepower

158 hp

MPG (City/Highway)

31/40*

Keyless Ignition

Standard

2018 Honda Civic EX

2018 Honda Civic LX vs 2018 Honda Civic EX

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For years, the Honda Civic has been one of the most dependable vehicles on the road. 2018 models are no exception! In fact, for 2018, the Honda Civic is essentially the top sedan in its class. Spacious, stylish, mechanically immaculate, and fun to drive; it’s easy to see why you’d want to take home a Honda Civic. Still, the question remains: Which trim style is right for you? There are many available trim levels and both the Honda Civic LX and the Civic EX are impressive options. Comparing them next to each other in a few key categories can be extremely helpful.

Performance

The Honda Civic drives like a dream, plain and simple. The 2018 LX comes equipped with a 2.0-liter engine that’s paired with a continuously variable transmission making for a smooth and comfortable driving experience. It has good acceleration and superior fuel efficiency. You’ll find that the Civic’s acceleration makes getting up to speed on the highway or interstate a complete non-issue. The 2018 Honda Civic EX takes things up a notch. It comes available in a hatchback or four-door sedan variant and provides users with a very enjoyable driving experience. Responsive handling, solid braking, and easy maneuvering all make the EX a pleasure to get behind the wheel of! It can also be taken up to the next level with the EX-T. The all-new 2018 EX-T gives you a turbocharged engine option, so speed will never be an issue! Also paired with a CVT, the EX or EX-T engine options make an impressive value for the money.

Appearance

Interior wise, the Civic doesn’t dissappoint. The 2018 LX is a great overall value. It comes equipped with a variety of useful and innovative features. Some amenities of the LX include LED lights, climate control, rear folding seats, a useful driver interface and 5-inch display system with a touchscreen, and Bluetooth! Comparatively, the EX has a much better audio system and a few more interior upgrades. For instance, the EX adds a sunroof, 7-inch touchscreen, app-based navigation, smartphone integration, and satellite radio. These features all come in addition to what the LX has. That makes the EX a better choice as far as interior features go. Aesthetically, both of these Civics are gorgeous, sleek, stylish, sophisticated and well-designed all the way around.

Safety

Safety is a critical component in any vehicle. Safety-wise, the Honda Civic has for years been one of the most highly rated vehicles out there. Both the LX and EX are very safe sedans. They’ve both continuously received “Superior” IIHS safety ratings**. For 2018, the EX has more safety features. Driver aids such as blind-spot monitoring, an upgraded rear backup camera, and LaneWatch come standard in the new 2018 EX.

If you aren’t sure which of these impressive Civics will best fit your specific needs, come to our dealership and test drive them both! Our friendly and professional staff team strives to make customers feel like they’re the top priority around here. Take a look at our huge selection of immaculate vehicles! We can help you find the Honda that will suit you perfectly in every area.


* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

** Find more information about safety ratings at www.iihs.org