Compare 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs 2013 Hyundai Elantra

2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
2013 Hyundai Elantra
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5-Door Sportback FWD ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sportback FWD ES 24 32 $17,713 $18,495
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $20,587 $21,495
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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
$17,713
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
24 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.100 52.700
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.700 55.900
Second Head Room (in)
36.800 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.300 54.800
Front Leg Room (in)
42.300 43.600
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.500 95.600
Front Hip Room (in)
53.300 53.500
Second Leg Room (in)
35.900 33.100
Front Head Room (in)
39.600 40.000
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.200 61.000
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.500 5.500
Length, Overall (in)
180.400 178.300
Height, Overall (in)
59.300 56.500
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.200 61.500
Wheelbase (in)
103.700 106.300
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.400 69.900
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.600 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.800 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.800
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.900 x - TBD - 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8.000 x - TBD - 10.300 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.000 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.500 12.800
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.900 14.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.800 34.780
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.090 2.900
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T145/70D16 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3021 2661
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.200
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
4B11 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 32
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.633
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.350 - 0.520 3.308
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.257
Trans Type
1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.750 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.962
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.410 4.333
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.976
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.790 0.866
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
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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