Blue 2019 Honda Civic LX

2019 Honda CIvic LX

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2019 Honda Civic EX

What is the Difference Between the Honda Civic LX and EX

Now that you’ve settled on the reliable, efficient, and sleek 2019 Honda Civic Sedan for your Portsmouth commutes, you have to decide between the various Honda Civic models. Though you can’t go wrong with a Civic—thanks to a great reputation and consistently fuel-efficient specs—some Civic trim levels may appeal more to your daily lifestyle than others. Below, read about the differences in this Dover Honda Civic LX vs. EX side-by-side comparison.

LX and EX Price and Transmission Options

The Honda Civic EX and LX are mostly similar, so it’s the differences that will determine which trim level is right for you. Here’s what each model offers:

  • The 2019 Honda Civic LX with available CVT — $19,550*
    • The Honda Civic Sedan LX comes equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission. How much extra is the Honda Civic LX with a continuously variable transmission? An LX with the CVT automatic transmission will run you an extra $800.
  • The 2019 Honda Civic EX with standard CVT — $23,500*
    • The Honda Civic Sedan EX is equipped with a standard CVT transmission.

LX and EX Engine Specs

When looking at midsize and compact sedans, the Honda Civic stands out thanks to the powerful engine under the hood. But in this Honda Civic LX vs. EX matchup, which engine configuration is better? Ultimately, this answer depends more on your needs and habits than anything else. Do you prefer a more affordable MSRP price, fuel efficiency, or power? The fact that the EX is nearly $4,000 more than the LX may sway Portsmouth drivers to the lower trim level. With that said, there are performance differences:

  • Honda Civic LX Engine Specs — Affordable
    • The LX comes with a 158-HPond, 2.0-L 4-cylinder engine.
  • Honda Civic EX Engine Specs — Powerful
    • The EX trim level comes with a 174-hp, 1.5L turbocharged engine.
  • Honda Civic LX EPA MPG Ratings — Affordable
    • The LX can get as much as 25 mpg city/36 mpg highway**.
  • Honda Civic EX EPA MPG Ratings — Fuel Efficient
    • The EX gets 32 mpg city/42 mpg highway**.

LX and EX Features

Somersworth drivers looking for the right features may lean towards the EX trim level because of its expanded list of interior and safety perks. Still, the LX has plenty to offer:

  • 2019 Honda Civic LX: The LX has a 5-inch central display, rearview camera, Bluetooth® connectivity, and a four-speaker sound system.
  • 2019 Honda Civic EX: This model comes equipped with tech found in the LX as well as Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, and a 7-inch touchscreen with an SMS text message function.

Honda Sensing®, the revolutionary safety and driver-assist suite that surpasses the competition, is standard for the LX and EX. That said, the EX also offers Honda LaneWatch™ to help keep an eye out for traffic around your vehicle.

Fuel Efficiency

  • Honda Civic LX – 25 mpg* city, 36 mpg* highway
  • Honda Civic EX – 32 mpg* city, 42 mpg* highway

Learn More About the 2019 Honda Civic at Dover Honda!

Have you made your Honda Civic decision? If you need to do more research, check out the available Honda Civic exterior color options and the Honda Civic safety ratings. If you’re ready to cruise down Stratham streets in your new Civic, schedule a test drive!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $930.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.**29 combined mpg rating for LX & Sport 6MT trims. 30 city/38 highway/33 combined mpg rating for LX CVT and Touring trims. 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT trim. 32 city/42 highway/36 combined mpg rating for EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2019 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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