Compare 2014 Hyundai Elantra vs 2014 Toyota Corolla

2014 Hyundai Elantra
2014 Toyota Corolla
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4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Limited PZEV 27 37 $20,719 $21,650
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 28 38 $17,582 $18,200
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport PZEV 24 35 $21,704 $22,700
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual SE 27 37 $16,687 $17,200
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 24 34 $20,766 $21,700
Elantra Coupe 2-Door 24 34 $18,972 $19,600
Elantra Coupe 2-Door PZEV 24 34 $18,972 $19,600
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Automatic 24 33 $19,024 $19,750
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Automatic w/Blue Int 24 33 $19,024 $19,750
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Manual 24 34 $18,074 $18,750
Elantra GT 5-Door HB Manual w/Blue Int 24 34 $18,074 $18,750
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4-Door Sedan Automatic L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic L 27 36 $16,443 $17,400
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE 29 38 $16,944 $18,300
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO 30 42 $17,314 $18,700
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Plus 30 40 $17,962 $19,400
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Premium 30 40 $18,611 $20,100
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE Plus 29 38 $17,314 $18,700
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE Premium 29 38 $17,963 $19,400
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S 29 37 $17,592 $19,000
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S Plus 29 37 $18,240 $19,700
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S Premium 29 37 $18,889 $20,400
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 37 $15,876 $16,800
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual S Plus 28 37 $19,722 $21,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,719
$16,443
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,650
$17,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$290 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Hyundai Elantra already had the bases covered--we'll see if a new engine and new tuning draws it even closer to best in class. The 2014 Toyota Corolla keeps its frugal, responsible core but adds a lot more verve.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.1 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
40 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.6 97.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 53
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 13
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8
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)
10.3 9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45HR17 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/45HR17 P195/65SR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2818 2820
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
145 @ 6500 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
130 @ 4700 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 2.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.73 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.44 2.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 4.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.00
Trans Type
6 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.8 5.9 (Est)
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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