Compare 2019 Hyundai Elantra vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Toyota Corolla
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ECO DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO DCT 32 40 $20,307 $21,050
Elantra Limited Automatic 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra Limited Automatic SULEV 28 37 $21,639 $22,700
Elantra SE Automatic 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Automatic SULEV 29 38 $17,613 $18,200
Elantra SE Manual 26 36 $16,668 $17,200
Elantra SEL Automatic 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra SEL Automatic SULEV 28 37 $18,842 $19,500
Elantra Sport DCT 26 33 $22,692 $23,700
Elantra Sport Manual 22 30 $21,658 $22,600
Elantra Value Edition Automatic 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra Value Edition Automatic SULEV 28 37 $19,787 $20,500
Elantra GT Automatic 25 32 $19,637 $20,450
Elantra GT N Line Automatic 25 32 $23,350 $24,400
Elantra GT N Line Manual 23 30 $22,316 $23,300
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L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla L CVT 28 36 $17,673 $18,700
Corolla LE CVT 28 36 $17,717 $19,135
Corolla LE Eco CVT 30 40 $18,088 $19,535
Corolla LE Eco w/Premium Package CVT 29 38 $18,088 $19,535
Corolla SE CVT 28 35 $19,115 $20,645
Corolla SE Manual 27 35 $20,245 $21,865
Corolla XLE CVT 28 36 $20,495 $22,135
Corolla XSE CVT 28 35 $21,185 $22,880
Corolla Hatchback SE CVT 32 42 $19,666 $21,240
Corolla Hatchback SE Manual 28 37 $18,648 $20,140
Corolla Hatchback XSE CVT 30 38 $22,444 $24,240
Corolla Hatchback XSE Manual 28 37 $21,426 $23,140
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,307
$17,673
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,050
$18,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$351 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money. The 2019 Toyota Corolla is a fun choice as a hatchback, but we’d skip the sedan in favor of its competitors.
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Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 97.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 53
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 183.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 69.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 13
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 9
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 35.6
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 2840
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 1400 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 5500 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.81 2.48 - 0.40
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 4.76
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 -
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.10 2.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Toyota Corolla
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 5.5
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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