Compare 1997 Hyundai Elantra vs 1997 Honda Accord Sedan

1997 Hyundai Elantra
1997 Honda Accord Sedan
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 24 32 $10,117 $11,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic 23 31 $10,842 $11,899
4-Door Wagon Manual 24 32 $10,938 $11,999
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 32 $11,181 $12,549
4-Door Wagon Automatic 22 31 $11,663 $12,799
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 23 31 $11,906 $13,349
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 22 31 $12,472 $13,999
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4-Door Sedan Manual DX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 32 $13,343 $15,100
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 23 30 $14,050 $15,900
4-Door Sedan Automatic Value Pkg 23 30 $15,016 $16,995
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $16,073 $18,190
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 23 30 $16,779 $18,990
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/ABS LX 23 30 $17,530 $19,840
4-Door Sedan Automatic Special Edition 23 30 $18,026 $20,400
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 31 $18,291 $20,700
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 23 31 $18,998 $21,500
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Leather EX 25 31 $19,307 $21,850
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 LX 19 25 $19,882 $22,500
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Leather EX 23 31 $20,014 $22,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic V6 EX 19 25 $22,179 $25,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,117
$13,343
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,099
$15,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$185 / month
$252 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.6 94.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
174.0 185.6
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
22.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.4 13.0
Brakes
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.09 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.52 x .75 10.2 x 0.91
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 17.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.81 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.5 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.02 3.11
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P175/65R14 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/60R14 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2458 2855
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x 5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.0 14 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 5000 139 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.950 1.809
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.650 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.061 0.903
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.462 3.307
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.393 1.185
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.878 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Honda Accord Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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