Obviously the CRX is better. It's lighter, more nimble, handles better, gets better mileage.
Obviously the Celica is better. It has more power, is newer, and has some pretense of a back seat.
... Not exactly a debate that is trivial to settle. As jfro said, "define better".
"Mango Bango", 1990 CRX Si -- Sold on 10/01/11, with over 227,000 miles.
VTEC is Honda's "select a cam profile on the fly" system; VTECH is a crappy phone.