Honda Civic LX VS. Honda Civic EX: Everything You Need To Know

The Honda Civic sedan is one of the most famous small compact cars in the world.  With the Honda Civic sedan, you get a fast, safe, and stable vehicle.

It is one the best cars not just because of its nice aesthetics and affordable price, but also because of its excellent fuel economy.

Honda Civic sedans are terrific options, but which trim level is best for you: the Civic LX or the Civic EX?

This guide will tell you everything you need to know about these two different models such as trim comparison, but mainly:

  • Features and Appearance
  • Power and Performance
  • Fuel economy
  • Prices

Honda Civic LX vs. EX

Features and Appearance

The LX and the EX are new cars with various distinctions in appearance, notably the fact that the EX has a little more luxury exterior design than LX.

While sculpted headlights with automatic high beams are standard equipment on the LX.

Also, apart from being one of the safest cars on the road, the 2022 Honda Civic sedan is equipped with a number of useful features giving you a comfortable and secure ride.

Let’s take a closer look at what each model offers:

2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX

Streaming audio over Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink

Display with a 7-inch touchscreen

·        AutoPlay and Android Auto available

·        Starts with a push-button

·        A 160-watt sound system with four speakers

·        Automatic high-beam headlights

·        Rear seatbacks that fold down

·        Honda Sensing Technology

·        Civic LX Automatic Climate Control and Adaptive   Cruise Control

2022 Honda Civic Sedan EX 

·        Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

·        Seven-inch touchscreen display

·        Rearview camera with multiple angles

·        Push-button start

·        Rear seatbacks that fold down

·        HondaLink

·        SiriusXM and High Definition Satellite Radio

·        Leather-covered steering wheel

·        Dual-zone automatic climate control

·        Eight-speaker audio system with 180 watts

·        Driver’s seat has heating

·        Information System for Blind Spots

Power and Performance

In addition to their impressive engine power and performance, both popular base models offer impressive fuel economy.

The stock engines of the Honda Civic LX and EX have a significant difference.

Both have powerful engines (4-cylinder); however, the EX has an improved turbocharged 4-cylinder that not only produces more horsepower but also gets a better EPA mpg rating.

·   2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX has earned an EPA mileage rating -estimated 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway* when paired with a CVT automatic transmission.

·    2022 Honda Civic Sedan EX has an EPA mileage rating of 33 mpg city/42 mpg highway when paired with a CVT transmission.


  • 2022 Honda Civic Sedan LX: The LX price starts at $21,700 MSRP.
  • 2022 Honda Civic Sedan EX: The EX starts at $24,700 MSRP.

The MSRP stands for Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. However, prices may increase and vary as you add options or choose trim with more additional features.

Frequently Asked Questions

HandsFreeLink employs Bluetooth wireless technology feature to send incoming call information to the display (if one is available), allowing you to see the call details.

The voice command system will call phone numbers, names saved in the HandsFreeLink system.

Even direct-dial destinations are stored in your navigation system using your voice commands. All of these contribute to a safer and more convenient driving experience.

How can I find out whether there are any outstanding recalls on my Honda?

You can contact the Service Department at your local Honda dealership.

To check for any recalls, you will need your vehicle identification number. If you relocate, please notify Honda of your new address so that you get any future recall notices.

Alternatively, if you sell your Honda, ask the new owner to notify a Honda dealership so that their records can be updated.

How can I find out what my vehicle’s fuel efficiency ratings are?

Visit Natural Resources website for further information.

Remember that the ratings are intended to be used for comparison purposes to identify which is more or less fuel-efficient.

The values were calculated in a lab setting; thus, your real fuel efficiency may differ. It also explains the several variables that might influence your vehicle’s real fuel usage.

Why should I take my car to a Honda dealer for repairs?

For all of your Honda requirements, an authorized Honda dealer is the finest option.

In the case of an accident, your Honda dealer will repair your car using original Honda components. They also possess the technical knowledge and experience required to fix your car.


 In summary, the 2022 Honda Civic EX is the more expensive option, but you can expect and anticipate greater power and amenities such as power windows.

Also, the 2022 Honda Civic EX trims have more to offer than the Honda Civic base LX, but this does not make Honda Civic LX less of a car.

The EX is a great choice if you want more power and a more luxurious interior.

Honda Civic LX provides excellent value while retaining the dependability of the Honda Civic. Regardless, both Civic models are great!

Test drive one now today!

D. Hahn

DIY guru, dad, husband, blogger. When I'm not creating life hacks I'm teaching my kids how to fix stuff after their dad breaks it.

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