Compare 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser vs 2010 Hyundai Elantra

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2010 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Wgn
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
PT Cruiser Classic 4-Door Wgn 19 24 $17,801 $18,275
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 26 34 $16,385 $16,895
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 26 34 $16,385 $16,895
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 26 34 $17,113 $17,845
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE PZEV 26 34 $17,113 $17,845
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual Blue 26 35 $13,758 $14,145
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Automatic GLS 23 30 $16,671 $17,195
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Automatic SE 23 30 $18,957 $19,795
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Manual GLS 23 31 $15,525 $15,995
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Manual SE 23 31 $18,201 $18,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,801
$16,385
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,275
$16,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$305 / month
$282 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Hyundai Elantra remains a perfectly competent and spacious—if slightly boring—sedan, while the Touring wagon gets a more exciting personality.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 43.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.1 54.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 54.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.9 97.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
168.9 177.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
63.0 58.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.6 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.62 x 0.35 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)
11 x 0.9 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.2 33.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 15.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/80D15
Front Tire Order Code
TP1 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
TP1 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3222 2895
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
510 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/148 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5100 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 136 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
EDZ NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 34
Transmission
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 2.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.55
Trans Order Code
DFF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Body Style
Small Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Macpherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 6.5

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