Compare 2008 Hyundai Elantra vs 2010 Mazda MAZDA5

2008 Hyundai Elantra
2010 Mazda MAZDA5
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 25 33 $14,547 $14,970
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 25 33 $14,547 $14,970
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 25 33 $16,949 $17,670
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE PZEV 25 33 $16,949 $17,670
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 33 $13,592 $13,970
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual SE 24 33 $16,004 $16,670
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4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Grand Touring N/A N/A $21,755 $23,240
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Sport N/A N/A $18,427 $19,670
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Automatic Touring N/A N/A $20,119 $21,485
Mazda5 4-Door Wgn Manual Sport N/A N/A $17,344 $18,510

Pricing

Invoice Price

$14,547
$21,755

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$14,970
$23,240

Monthly Payment Estimate

$250 / month
$387 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.6
7.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2008 Hyundai Elantra doesn’t have a lot of personality, but it’s the undeniable practical choice. For families looking for fuel-efficient, maneuverable, and roomy transportation—with a fun-to-drive feel—the 2010 Mazda5 is your best and only choice.

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Fuel Economy

City

25 mpg Coming Soon

Highway

33 mpg Coming Soon

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Mid-Size 2WD Minivan

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

35.0 35.2

Front Head Room (in)

40.0 38.9

Passenger Volume (ft³)

97.9 97.7

Second Hip Room (in)

54.0 58.3

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.6 55.5

Second Head Room (in)

37.6 39.2

Passenger Capacity

5 6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.1 55.6

Front Leg Room (in)

43.5 40.7

Front Hip Room (in)

54.2 52.9

Third Head Room (in)

- 37.1

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- 49.2

Third Leg Room (in)

- 30.7

Third Hip Room (in)

- 40.9

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

69.9 69.0

Track Width, Front (in)

60.7 60.2

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.9 5.5

Length, Overall (in)

177.4 181.5

Height, Overall (in)

58.3 64.2

Track Width, Rear (in)

60.7 59.6

Wheelbase (in)

104.3 108.3

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- - TBD -

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

14.2 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

- - TBD -

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

- 44.4

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- - TBD -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

- 70.9

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- - TBD -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.8 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.0

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.4

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

14 15.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- TBD - - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

15.4 16.2

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

33.9 34.8

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

3.1 2.9

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P195/65TR15 P205/50VR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P195/65TR15 P205/50VR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact T125/70D16

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

150 - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1500 - TBD -

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

2895 3479

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

15 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact 16 x 4

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

15 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

7.0 7.4

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 356

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

75 110

Engine

Displacement

2.0L/121 2.3L/138

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

138 @ 6000 153 @ 6500

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

- TBD - MPFI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

136 @ 4600 148 @ 4500

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

25 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

33 27

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

- 23

Transmission

Trans Type

4 5

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA 0.69

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.48 3.41

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

1.55 1.93

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.85 3.86

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.71 0.93

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

2.92 3.62

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.29

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Elantra Mazda Mazda5

Body Style

4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

0.67 - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

0.91 - TBD -

Suspension Type - Rear

Independent Independent

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link E-type Multi-link

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

Independent Independent

Emissions

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

- 7

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