2012 Ford C-Max vs. 2010 Honda Civic

To start off, 2012 Ford C-Max is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Honda Civic. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Honda Civic would be higher. At 2,199 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Honda Civic is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Honda Civic (148 HP) has 35 more horse power than 2012 Ford C-Max. (113 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Honda Civic should accelerate faster than 2012 Ford C-Max.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Honda Civic (350 Nm) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Ford C-Max. (300 Nm). This means 2010 Honda Civic will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Ford C-Max.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Ford C-Max 2010 Honda Civic
Make Ford Honda
Model C-Max Civic
Year Released 2012 2010
Body Type Minivan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1997 cc 2199 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 113 HP 148 HP
Torque 300 Nm 350 Nm
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 7 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Width 1828 mm 1785 mm
Vehicle Height 1684 mm 1460 mm


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