Compare 2011 Hyundai Elantra vs 2011 Toyota Corolla

2011 Hyundai Elantra
2011 Toyota Corolla
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $14,536 $14,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd PZEV 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
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4-Door Sedan Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 35 $15,027 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 26 34 $15,782 $16,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 26 34 $16,284 $17,600
4-Door Sedan Manual S 28 35 $16,469 $17,770
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 26 34 $17,237 $18,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,536
$15,027
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,945
$15,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$249 / month
$265 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
38 mpg; a sleek, sophisticated look; and even more value for the money confirm that this little sedan has officially left the Corolla in the dust. The 2011 Toyota Corolla is spacious, safe, and well-equipped; but if you're looking for excitement or inspiration, it's not here.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.6 92.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 36.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 38.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 180.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 69.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 12.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
NA 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Electric-Assist Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2661 (est) 2734
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
2.2 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6500 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
131 @ 4700 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 35
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.31
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.90
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
NA 4.31
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Axle Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 6.0
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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