Compare 2019 Hyundai Elantra vs 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Volkswagen Jetta
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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 w/SULEV S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Manual w/SULEV S 30 40 $17,995 $18,745
Automatic w/SULEV S 30 40 $18,762 $19,545
Automatic w/ULEV S 30 40 $18,762 $19,545
Automatic w/SULEV SE 30 40 $21,499 $22,395
Automatic w/ULEV SE 30 40 $21,499 $22,395
Automatic w/SULEV R-Line 30 40 $22,316 $23,245
Automatic w/ULEV R-Line 30 40 $22,316 $23,245
Automatic w/SULEV SEL 30 40 $23,707 $24,695
Automatic w/ULEV SEL 30 40 $23,707 $24,695
Automatic w/SULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,108 $27,195
Automatic w/ULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,108 $27,195
Automatic w/CWP/SULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,587 $27,695
Automatic w/CWP/ULEV SEL Premium 30 40 $26,587 $27,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,668
$17,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,200
$18,745
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is a mild-mannered, well-equipped compact sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 54
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 94.7
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 105.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 60.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 10.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 11.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P205/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P205/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2822 2888
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 16 X 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 140
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.4 L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6200 147 @ 5000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 184 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 4.11
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 3.39
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.36
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra Volkswagen Jetta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 5.1
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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2019 Volkswagen Jetta
  • All-new 2019 Jetta features new platform & trims
  • Rebates: Unadvertised discounts available
  • Lease: From $259 per month for 39 months
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
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