Compare 2010 Toyota Matrix vs 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring

2010 Toyota Matrix
2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring
Add Vehicle
Select style
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD 26 32 $15,615 $16,700
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 25 31 $16,371 $17,510
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD S 21 28 $17,028 $18,610
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD S 21 29 $18,117 $19,800
5-Door Wagon Automatic AWD S 20 26 $19,132 $20,910
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD XRS 21 28 $19,141 $20,920
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD XRS 21 29 $20,230 $22,110
Select style
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 23 31 $15,525 $15,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 23 30 $16,671 $17,195
4-Door Wagon Manual SE 23 31 $18,201 $18,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 23 30 $18,957 $19,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,615
$15,525
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,700
$15,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$267 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Not quite a utility vehicle, but a little more robust than a no-frills hatchback, the 2010 Toyota Matrix offers an appealing combination of frugality and versatility.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
43.7 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 55.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114 101.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 53.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.5 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
171.9 176.6
Height, Overall (in)
61.0 59.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 69.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
61.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
19.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 24.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 13.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 34.2
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Temporary Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2865 2937
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.8 3.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4400 136 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.26
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31 4.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Matrix Hyundai Elantra Touring
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.79 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue