The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery

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  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    YouTuber, Sam CarLegion wanted to find out, which is why he pit the latest gen 2022 Honda Civic Touring, seen here in grey. The features a 1.5 L Turbo that produces 180 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    The Honda goes up against a base model Elantra, finished in blue. It features a naturally aspirated 2.0 L engine that produces 147 hp and 132 lb-ft of torque
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    The Honda clearly has the edge in terms of power, but it weighs a couple of hundred pounds more than the Hyundai, tipping the scales at 3054 lbs as opposed to the Elantra's 2725 lbs
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    So this might be closer than you think. It's turbo power in the Honda vs a naturally aspirated engine in the Hyundai, with both cars using a CVT. Lets see if it makes any difference
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    For round 1, both cars set off in their normal mode
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    And to Sam's surprise, it's the Elantra that takes the lead
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    It was neck and neck all the way to the line, with the Civic just edging past
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    Round 2, Sport Mode please and both cars had the traction control, switched off
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    This time around, the Civic got a much better start, but it wasn't able to pull away from the Elantra
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    But as the speeds climb, the Honda manages to get past the Hyundai and clinch the win
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    Sam then ran two rolling passes from 50 kph or 31.07 mph
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    Once the cars get past the cone, they're off
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    On both passes, the Elantra was slightly ahead with the Civic catching up towards the end
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
    But it was the Elantra that clinched the win in the second rolling race
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
  • The latest Honda Civic takes on the Hyundai Elantra at the drag strip. The results might surprise you - gallery
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