Compare 2003 Hyundai Elantra vs 2003 Toyota Corolla

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 Manual CE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 40 $12,550 $13,570
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 38 $13,290 $14,370
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 40 $13,135 $14,515
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 40 $13,283 $14,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 38 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 29 38 $14,007 $15,480
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,873
$12,550
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,899
$13,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$215 / month
$226 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 46.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 35.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94 90.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.22 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
171.1 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 57.5
Wheelbase (in)
102.7 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
25 24.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
28.3 13.6
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.00 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.8 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.2 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.15 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1212 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
120 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2635 2502
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/120.5 1.8L/108
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
135 @ 6000 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 40
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.62 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Torsion Bars
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30.2
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs

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