Compare 2014 Hyundai Elantra vs 2014 Honda Civic

2014 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 37 $16,687 $17,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 28 38 $17,582 $18,200
4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic PZEV Limited 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 24 34 $20,766 $21,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic PZEV Sport 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,687
$17,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$18,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$307 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Hyundai Elantra already had the bases covered--we'll see if a new engine and new tuning draws it even closer to best in class. The 2014 Honda Civic brings better refinement back to the lineup, but there's more to come, we're told.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
40 39
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.6 94.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 69
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 59
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 179.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 12.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 7.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2773 2754
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 410
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4700 129 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 6500 143 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 36
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.14
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 4.29
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.24
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.87
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Honda Civic Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 5.9 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
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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