Compare 2014 Honda Civic vs 2013 Hyundai Elantra

2014 Honda Civic
2013 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,915 $18,190
Coupe 2-Door CVT LX 30 39 $17,655 $18,990
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 28 36 $18,859 $20,290
Coupe 2-Door CVT EX 29 38 $19,600 $21,090
Coupe 2-Door CVT EX-L 29 38 $20,942 $22,540
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,173 $22,790
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,359 $22,990
Coupe 2-Door CVT w/Navi EX-L 29 38 $22,331 $24,040
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,562 $24,290
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires & Navi Si 22 31 $22,747 $24,490
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $17,100 $18,390
4-Door CVT LX 30 39 $17,841 $19,190
4-Door CVT HF 31 41 $18,535 $19,940
4-Door CVT EX 30 39 $19,600 $21,090
4-Door CVT EX-L 30 39 $21,127 $22,740
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,359 $22,990
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,544 $23,190
4-Door CVT w/Navi EX-L 30 39 $22,516 $24,240
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,747 $24,490
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,260 $26,640
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $27,770 $29,290
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 47 $22,882 $24,635
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 47 $23,993 $25,835
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 47 $24,270 $26,135
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 47 $25,381 $27,335
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $16,465 $16,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $17,105 $17,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $17,360 $17,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited PZEV 28 38 $20,218 $21,115
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,100
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,390
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$307 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda Civic brings better refinement back to the lineup, but there's more to come, we're told. Civic who? Corolla what? The Hyundai Elantra's one of the new standard bearers in the compact class, with 38-mpg fuel economy, better safety, and class-leading standard features.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 33.100
Front Head Room (in)
39 40.000
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 52.700
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.900
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.6 95.600
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 54.800
Front Leg Room (in)
42 43.600
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.5 53.500
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69 69.900
Track Width, Front (in)
59 61.000
Length, Overall (in)
179.4 178.300
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.500
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 61.500
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 106.300
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.500
Liftover Height (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.5 14.800
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
7.9 10.300 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.800
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.780
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.200
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.900
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2754 2661
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 90
Engine
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 6500 148 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4300 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24 1.257
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.29 4.333
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87 1.962
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 0.976
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.583
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.308
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.633
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Sedan Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 0.866
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 (Est) 5.7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 2.200
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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