Compare 2019 Honda Civic vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Honda Civic
2019 Hyundai Elantra
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EX-L Navi CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $24,377 $26,250
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 32 42 $21,831 $23,500
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,942 $24,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 30 38 $18,915 $20,350
Civic Sedan Sport CVT 29 37 $20,488 $22,050
Civic Sedan Sport Manual 25 36 $19,748 $21,250
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 30 38 $25,441 $27,400
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $33,681 $36,300
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ECO DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO DCT 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Elantra Limited Automatic 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra Limited Automatic SULEV 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra SE Automatic 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Automatic SULEV 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Manual 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Elantra SEL Automatic 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra SEL Automatic SULEV 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra Sport DCT 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Elantra Sport Manual 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Elantra Value Edition Automatic 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra Value Edition Automatic SULEV 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra GT Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Elantra GT N Line Automatic 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
Elantra GT N Line Manual 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,377
$20,307
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,250
$21,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$351 / 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
31 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
48.8 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.8 95.8
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 61.5
Length, Overall (in)
177.9 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 70.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
25.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 17.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2976 2857
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 6000 128 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 1700 156 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5 L/91 1.4 L/83
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 32
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 5.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.81 4.12
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.26
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Civic Hatchback 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
5.2 5.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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
  • 2020 Civic is in showrooms
  • Up to $750 off (2019)
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 mo. (2019)
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR (2019, select states)
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2019 Hyundai Elantra
  • 2020 Elantra available; 2019s sold out
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 stackable cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR + $500 event cash
  • Lease: From $149 for 36 months (SE)

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