Compare 2019 Honda Civic vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Honda Civic
2019 Hyundai Elantra
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Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual LX 25 36 $18,081 $19,450
CVT LX 30 38 $18,822 $20,250
Manual Sport 25 36 $19,655 $21,150
CVT Sport 29 37 $20,396 $21,950
CVT EX 32 42 $21,738 $23,400
CVT EX-L 32 42 $22,849 $24,600
CVT Touring 30 38 $25,349 $27,300
Coupe CVT LX 30 38 $19,192 $20,650
Coupe Manual Sport 25 35 $19,933 $21,450
Coupe CVT Sport 29 36 $20,674 $22,250
Coupe CVT EX 31 40 $21,553 $23,200
Coupe CVT Touring 30 37 $24,932 $26,850
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Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual SE 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Automatic SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SULEV SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic SULEV SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Automatic SULEV Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Automatic Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
DCT ECO 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Manual Sport 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Automatic Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Automatic SULEV Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Manual N Line 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
DCT Sport 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Automatic N Line 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,081
$16,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,450
$17,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$324 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.8 95.8
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.5
Length, Overall (in)
182.7 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 14.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 14
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 17.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR16 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2762 2822
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
138 @ 4200 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
158 @ 6500 147 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.08 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.29
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Sedan Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
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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2019 Honda Civic
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  • Tons of smaller cash incentives
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months
  • Finance: From 2.9% APR for 36 months (select states)
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2019 Hyundai Elantra
  • 2019 Elantra is available
  • Rebates: Up to $2,500 stackable cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR + $500 cash
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months (SE)
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