Compare 1997 Hyundai Accent vs 1997 Hyundai Elantra

1997 Hyundai Accent
1997 Hyundai Elantra
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3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Automatic 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GS Manual 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Automatic 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe GT Manual 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
Accent 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Automatic 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
Accent 4-Door Sedan GL Manual 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 31 $10,842 $11,899
Elantra 4-Door Sedan GLS Automatic 23 31 $11,906 $13,349
Elantra 4-Door Sedan GLS Manual 24 32 $11,181 $12,549
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual 24 32 $10,117 $11,099
Elantra 4-Door Wgn Automatic 22 31 $11,663 $12,799
Elantra 4-Door Wgn GLS Automatic 22 31 $12,472 $13,999
Elantra 4-Door Wgn Manual 24 32 $10,938 $11,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,348
$10,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,154
$11,899
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$198 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 43.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.0 93.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
161.5 174.0
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.5 57.1
Wheelbase (in)
94.5 100.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 22.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
63.8 66.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
10.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.5 x .75 9.52 x .75
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.1 x - TBD - 7.09 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.46 14.81
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 32.5
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 3.02
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/70R13 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R13 P175/60R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2101 2524
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 5.0 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.7 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 130 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
97 @ 4000 122 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.5L/91 1.8L/109
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 31
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.176 2.176
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.581 1.581
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.656 3.659
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.685 0.685
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.846 2.846
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.000
Trans Type
4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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