Compare 2015 FIAT 500L vs 2015 Hyundai Elantra

2015 FIAT 500L
2015 Hyundai Elantra
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5-Door HB Easy
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500L 5-Door HB Easy 25 33 $20,255 $20,695
500L 5-Door HB Lounge 22 30 $23,995 $24,695
500L 5-Door HB Pop 25 33 $19,282 $19,345
500L 5-Door HB Trekking 25 33 $21,190 $21,695
500L 5-Door HB Urbana Trekking 25 33 $21,190 $21,695
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4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 27 37 $20,766 $21,700
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited PZEV 27 37 $20,766 $21,700
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 28 38 $17,629 $18,250
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 24 35 $21,610 $22,600
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport PZEV 24 35 $21,610 $22,600
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 37 $16,734 $17,250
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 24 34 $20,672 $21,600
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Automatic 24 33 $19,071 $19,800
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Manual 24 34 $18,121 $18,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,255
$20,766
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,695
$21,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$345 / month
$362 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Tall wagons aren't a thing here, yet, but the 2015 Fiat 500L gives us one more reason to ask, why not? Snappy sheetmetal and smart packaging puts the 2015 Hyundai Elantra on most must-drive lists, though it's not as engaging to drive as some compact sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagons Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.7 95.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 53.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 33.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 40
Second Hip Room (in)
53 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 61.1
Length, Overall (in)
166.5 179.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
68 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
23.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.4 10.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.3 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TV6 NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P215/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TV6 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3212 2818
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 2500 130 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
EAM NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5500 145 @ 6500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 27
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 4.44
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.83 2.94
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.83
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.00 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 2.73
Trans Order Code
DE1 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.77
Summary
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500L Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 5.7
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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