Explore the Differences Between the 2022 Honda Civic Sedan and the 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback

2022 Honda Civic Sedan

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback

What are the Main Differences?

There aren’t a whole lot of differences between the Honda Civic Sedan vs Hatchback except for when it comes to cargo space. The 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback has 24.5 cu ft of cargo volume compared to 14.8 cu ft in the 2022 Honda Civic Sedan. And when it comes to length, the sedan’s 183.3 in long, 4.3 inches longer than the hatchback.

Photo gallery – compare the two models

Specs & Performance

The difference between Civic Hatchback and Sedan when it comes to specifications is minimal. The 2022 Civic Hatchback has 4 trims, LX, Sport, EX-L and Touring, and the 2022 Civic Sedan has LX, Sport, EX and Touring trims as well. As for choice of colors, there are 8 different exterior color options which vary slightly between the Hatchback and Sedan.

And when it comes to performance, both the Civic Sedan and Civic Hatchback have 2.0-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder engines, and the 2 higher end trim levels come with a turbocharged 1.5-liter In-Line 4-Cylinder engine as well. Along with an Intercooled Turbocharging feature that helps streamline acceleration and provide enhanced fuel efficiency.

Dimensions & Cargo Space

There’s nothing really to write home about when it comes to dimensions and cargo space, perhaps more of a design atheistic if anything. And while the Civic Hatchback offers nearly double the cargo space, there’s some nostalgic about the hatchback look, cargo capacity aside.

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback
Exterior
Length: 179.0 inches

Height: 55.7 inches

Width: 70.9 inches

Interior (front/rear)
Headroom: 39.3 in / 37.1 in

Legroom: 42.3 in / 37.4 in

Hiproom: 54.3 in / 48.9 in

Cargo Volume (rear seat up/down)
24.5 cubic feet

2022 Honda Civic Sedan
Exterior
Length: 183.3 in

Height: 55.7 in

Width: 70.9 in

Interior / (front/rear)
Headroom: 39.3 in / 37.1 in

Legroom: 42.3 in / 37.4 in

Hiproom: 54.3 in / 48.9 in

Cargo Volume
14.8 cubic feet

Interior Features

There are a lot of similarities between the 2022 Honda Civic Sedan and 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback interior features. The main differences vary by trim level more than by model. For instance, the Civic Sedan Touring and Civic Hatchback Sport trims come with a 9-Inch Color Touchscreen opposed to a 7-inch in the other 3 trims.

The same goes for audio, Bose* Premium Sound System with 12 Speakers, including Subwoofer is only available in the Civic Sedan Touring and Civic Hatchback Sport Touring trims as well. Other than that, HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard across all trim levels.

Safety Options

Honda Sensing® Safety & Driver-Assistive Technologies come with every new Honda though there are a few differences between the Civic Sedan and Hatchback. Take Adaptive Cruise Control for example, it’s offered in the Sedan but is trim specific when it comes to the Hatchback, the same goes for Traffic Jam Assist as well. As for the Blind Spot Information System, it’s only offered in the 2 higher trim levels for both the Sedan and Hatchback.

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback

  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • And much more.

As for family friendly passive safety, both models come equipped with Child-Proof Rear Door Locks, a child seat-mounting system called LATCH and a seatbelt reminder for all seating positions.

2022 Honda Civic Sedan

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Traffic Jam Assist*
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • And much more.

Price Comparison

There’s only about $1k difference between each model and trim level. In essence, the hatchback’s a little pricier because it has nearly double the cargo capacity. And while the hatchback’s a measly 4.3 inches shorter than the sedan, the extra cargo space makes up for the modest price jump any day of the week.

2022 Honda Civic Hatchback
LX: $22,900* MSRP
Sport Touring: $29,400* MSRP
2022 Honda Civic Sedan
LX: $21,900* MSRP
Touring: $28,500* MSRP