Compare 2003 Hyundai Elantra vs 2003 Dodge Neon

2003 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 33 $11,873 $12,899
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 33 $12,605 $13,699
4-Door Sedan GLS Automatic SULEV 24 33 $12,605 $13,699
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 33 $13,298 $14,449
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 24 33 $13,298 $14,449
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
4-Door Sedan GT Automatic SULEV 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
5-Door Sedan GT Automatic SULEV 24 33 $14,030 $15,249
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 29 36 $12,217 $13,030
4-Door Sedan SXT 29 36 $14,319 $15,340
4-Door Sedan R/T 29 36 $15,994 $17,180
4-Door Sedan SRT-4 22 30 $18,060 $19,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,873
$12,217
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,899
$13,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 34.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 89.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
171.1 173.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 58.0
Wheelbase (in)
102.7 105.0
Liftover Height (in)
25 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 67.4
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
28.3 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.00 x - TBD - 7.88 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 12.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.2 35.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 3.05
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P175/70R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P175/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1212 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
120 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2635 2587
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 83
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 130 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA ECB
Displacement
2.0L/120.5 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
135 @ 6000 132 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 36
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.1
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Dodge Neon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Chapman struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.56
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson struts

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