Choose the 2018 Honda Civic in Katy over the Altima

Two popular sedans on the market today are the 2018 Honda Civic and the 2018 Nissan Altima. Both are overall great vehicles, but which one stands out? If you are looking for a 2018 Honda Civic in Katy, here’s why the Civic should be your top choice.

Better Fuel Mileage

Fuel economy is definitely one of the major factors many new car buyers look for. Better fuel economy could potentially save your more money by getting you further on less. The 2018 Honda Civic boasts a better fuel economy compared to the Nissan Altima.



2.0 4 cyl./ Manual

28 city/ 40 hwy*



1.5T/ Manual

31 city/ 42 hwy*



2.0 4 cyl./ Auto

31 city/ 40 hwy*

27 city/ 38 hwy*

2.5/ Auto

1.5T/ Auto

32 city/ 42 hwy*

26 city/ 37 hwy*

SR 2.5/ Auto

The Civic also has a standard cap-less fueling system which helps reduce fuel evaporation, a contributing factor in pollution. The Altima does not have this feature.

Handles the Road

You want a vehicle that can dominate the road in any condition. With the 2018 Honda Civic in Katy you’ll have drift compensation steering system. This system can automatically compensate for road conditions which can cause the vehicle to drift from side to side. Overall, this would help the driver keep the vehicle straight even in less than ideal conditions. The Nissan Altima does not have this feature either. For better maneuverability, the Civic has a turning radius that is 1.7 feet tighter compared to the Altima at 35.7 feet to 37.4 feet.

Passenger Space

The Honda Civic, despite being 1 foot and 2 inches shorter than Altima, gives you a bit more passenger room. Dimension-wise, the Civic has .6 inches more front shoulder room and 1.3 inches more rear legroom than the Altima. As an added bonus, the shorter Civic is easier to maneuver not only due to the size, but by also weighing up to 450 pounds less than the Altima.

Come give the 2018 Honda Civic in Katy a try at Honda Cars of Katy. You’ll be able to see for yourself why the Honda Civic is a great pick for your next vehicle!

*Based on 2017 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.