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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual L (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 37 $15,876 $16,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic L 27 36 $16,443 $17,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE 29 38 $16,944 $18,300
4-Door Sedan CVT S 29 37 $17,592 $19,000
4-Door Sedan Manual S Plus 28 37 $19,722 $21,300
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Plus 29 38 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE Premium 29 38 $17,963 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT S Plus 29 37 $18,240 $19,700
4-Door Sedan CVT S Premium 29 37 $18,889 $20,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO 30 42 $17,314 $18,700
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Plus 30 40 $17,962 $19,400
4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Premium 30 40 $18,611 $20,100
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS (Alabama Plant) *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $16,465 $16,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $17,360 $17,965
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $17,105 $17,695
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
$15,876
$16,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,800
$16,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$280 / month
$278 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota Corolla keeps its frugal, responsible core but adds a lot more verve. 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
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Midsize cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.000
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 43.9 52.700
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.900
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 54.800
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 43.600
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.5 95.600
Front Hip Room (in) 53 53.500
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 33.100
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.3 61.000
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.500
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 178.300
Height, Overall (in) 57.3 56.500
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.500
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 106.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 69.900
Liftover Height (in) - NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13 14.800
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9 10.300 x - TBD -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.800
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 34.780
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.200
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.900
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65SR15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65SR15 P205/55R16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2800 2661
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4400 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 31 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.778
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.583
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.962
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.62 0.633
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.308
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.21 4.333
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.257
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - 0.866
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.9 5.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 2.200
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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