Compare 2019 Hyundai Elantra vs 2019 Volkswagen Beetle

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
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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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Final Edition SE Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Beetle Final Edition SE Automatic 26 33 $22,124 $23,045
Beetle Final Edition SEL Automatic 26 33 $24,955 $25,995
Beetle SE Automatic 26 33 $23,419 $24,395
Beetle Convertible S Automatic 26 33 $24,955 $25,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,307
$22,124
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,050
$23,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$351 / month
$384 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money. The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle offers a surprising amount of value and a great warranty.
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Fuel Economy
City
32 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 85.1
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.1
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 49
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 31.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 168.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 100.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 29.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.3
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 3045
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 1400 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.4 L/83 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 5500 174 @ 5000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
35 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
32 26
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.46
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.56
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.10 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.51
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Volkswagen Beetle
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
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
5.0 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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