If you’re looking for a new car it can be tough to keep track of all your options. Take the 2016 Honda Civic, for example. There are 7 trim options available for drivers to choose from, including the DX, LX, LX-Honda Sensing, EX, EX-Honda Sensing, EX-T, Touring. With all these trim levels, you may be unsure of how they all compare and which is the best option for you. Two of the more popular trim options are the Civic LX and Civic EX, and they are also the trim options our staff here at Wheaton Honda get asked about the most. It’s understandable, both are affordable and stacked with great features. So, to help you understand the differences between these trim levels, let’s compare the 2016 Honda Civic LX vs EX.
Differences Between the Honda Civic LX and Honda Civic EX
The 2016 Honda Civic LX and EX trims are actually more similar than you would think. Both trim levels have the same performance specs and many of the same features. Each option even has a secondary trim that also includes the Honda Sensing suite for those who want driver assistance features. The main differences between the Civic LX and EX lies in the features and starting price.
The Honda Civic EX has the same features as the Civic LX, but it also adds other features as well for drivers who want even more premium amenities. Apart from the LX features, the Civic EX also has the proximity key entry system with pushbutton start, dual-zone automatic climate control, speed sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers, 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, a power moonroof, and the Honda LaneWatch blind spot display.
Since the 2016 Honda Civic EX has more to offer than the LX, it also comes at a slightly higher price. The MSRP for the base LX is $18,890 while the MSRP of the base EX is $22,590. The LX-Honda Sensing MSRP comes in at $21,190 and the EX-Honda Sensing MSRP comes in at $23,590. If you are interested in the LX, EX, or any of the available trims for the new Honda Civic, feel free to reach out to our staff here at Wheaton Honda or contact a Honda dealer near you.