Compare 2021 Honda Insight vs 2021 Hyundai Elantra

2021 Honda Insight
2021 Hyundai Elantra
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EX CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Insight EX CVT 55 49 $23,229 $25,010
Insight LX CVT 55 49 $21,488 $23,130
Insight Touring CVT 51 45 $26,960 $29,040
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Limited IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra Limited IVT 31 41 $24,446 $25,450
Elantra Limited IVT SULEV 31 41 $24,446 $25,450
Elantra N Line DCT 28 36 $24,206 $25,200
Elantra N Line Manual 25 34 $23,150 $24,100
Elantra SE IVT 33 43 $19,075 $19,650
Elantra SE IVT SULEV 33 43 $19,075 $19,650
Elantra SEL IVT 31 41 $20,078 $20,900
Elantra SEL IVT SULEV 31 41 $20,078 $20,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,229
$24,446
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,010
$25,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$424 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda Insight is a remarkable hybrid commuter with impressive safety features for a low price. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has big style, big available tech, and big range from a hybrid powertrain.
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Fuel Economy
City
55 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
49 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.6 99.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.3 50.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 56.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 107.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 71.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.9 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
183.6 184.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.1 14.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10
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)
11.1 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.7 17.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR16 P225/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR16 P225/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3000 2868
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
99 @ 5000 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA STDEN1
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
151 @ 6000 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
52 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
49 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
55 31
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 0.81 2.68 - 0.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.89
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.45 2.82
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Insight Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.4 5.0
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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2021 Honda Insight
  • 2022 Insight is arriving now
  • Lease: From $411/mo. (est.)
  • Rebate: Up to $750 off (2021)
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR (2021)
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2021 Hyundai Elantra
  • 2021 Elantras in stock; 2022s expected soon
  • Lease: From $159 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $1,500
  • Finance: From 0.0% APR + $500
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