Toyota Celica 1990 vs Honda Civic 1996

Toyota Celica
1990 - 1994
Honda Civic
1996 - 1998
Body: CoupeSedan
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.0 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 156 HP160 HP
Torque: 186 NM153 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 8.4 seconds8.1 seconds
Honda Civic is a more dynamic driving.
Toyota Celica engine produces 4 HP less power than Honda Civic, but torque is 33 NM more than Honda Civic. Due to the lower power, Toyota Celica reaches 100 km/h speed 0.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.88.4
Real fuel consumption: 10.0 l/100km8.4 l/100km
The Honda Civic is a better choice in terms of fuel economy based on user-reported consumption, although the specification shows otherwise.
By specification Toyota Celica consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Honda Civic, which means that by driving the Toyota Celica over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
But when we compare the real fuel consumption reported by users, Toyota Celica consumes 1.6 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Honda Civic.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 760 km in combined cycle530 km in combined cycle
1030 km on highway650 km on highway
600 km with real consumption530 km with real consumption
Toyota Celica gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 21 years11 years
Engine spread: Used also on Toyota Carina EUsed also on Honda CRX
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Toyota Celica might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.42 m4.46 m
Width: 1.70 m1.70 m
Height: 1.30 m1.39 m
Toyota Celica is 4 cm shorter than the Honda Civic, width is practically the same , while the height of Toyota Celica is 9 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 320 litres335 litres
Toyota Celica has 15 litres less trunk space than the Honda Civic.
Turning diameter: 11 meters10 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota Celica is 1 metres more than that of the Honda Civic, which means Toyota Celica can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`690
Safety: no data
Quality: no data
above average
Average price (€): 7800800
Pros and Cons: Toyota Celica has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
Honda Civic has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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