Compare 2019 Hyundai Elantra vs 2019 Honda Civic

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Honda Civic
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Manual SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual SE 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Automatic SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SULEV SE 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Automatic SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic SULEV SEL 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Automatic SULEV Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Automatic Value Edition 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
DCT ECO 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Manual Sport 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Automatic Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Automatic SULEV Limited 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Manual N Line 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
DCT Sport 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Automatic N Line 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
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Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual LX 25 36 $18,081 $19,450
CVT LX 30 38 $18,822 $20,250
Manual Sport 25 36 $19,655 $21,150
CVT Sport 29 37 $20,396 $21,950
CVT EX 32 42 $21,738 $23,400
CVT EX-L 32 42 $22,849 $24,600
CVT Touring 30 38 $25,349 $27,300
Coupe CVT LX 30 38 $19,192 $20,650
Coupe Manual Sport 25 35 $19,933 $21,450
Coupe CVT Sport 29 36 $20,674 $22,250
Coupe CVT EX 31 40 $21,553 $23,200
Coupe CVT Touring 30 37 $24,932 $26,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,668
$18,081
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$19,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$324 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money. Safety upgrades this year make the 2019 Honda Civic as compelling as ever.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 97.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 47.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 57
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 182.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 15.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 10.2
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 12.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/55HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 2762
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 138 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 158 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.36
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.08
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Honda Civic Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.1
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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2019 Hyundai Elantra
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  • Rebates: Up to $2,500 stackable cash
  • Finance: 0.0% APR + $500 cash
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months (SE)
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2019 Honda Civic
  • 2019 Civic offers remain complex
  • Tons of smaller cash incentives
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months
  • Finance: From 2.9% APR for 36 months (select states)
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