Compare 2020 Hyundai Elantra vs 2020 Mazda MAZDA3 vs 2020 Nissan Sentra

2020 Hyundai Elantra
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO DCT 33 41 $20,496 $21,250
Elantra Limited IVT 30 40 $21,732 $22,800
Elantra Limited IVT SULEV 30 40 $21,732 $22,800
Elantra SE IVT 30 40 $18,323 $18,950
Elantra SE IVT SULEV 30 40 $18,323 $18,950
Elantra SEL IVT 30 40 $19,031 $19,700
Elantra SEL IVT SULEV 30 40 $19,031 $19,700
Elantra Sport DCT 26 33 $22,786 $23,800
Elantra Value Edition IVT 30 40 $19,881 $20,600
Elantra Value Edition IVT SULEV 30 40 $19,881 $20,600
Elantra GT Automatic 25 32 $19,826 $20,650
Elantra GT N Line Automatic 25 32 $23,538 $24,600
Elantra GT N Line Manual 23 30 $22,504 $23,500
2020 Mazda MAZDA3
2020 Nissan Sentra
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,496
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,250
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$354 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
6.7
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Hyundai Elantra is a well-equipped value. The Mazda 3 punches above its weight class with an upmarket interior, good handling, and optional all-wheel drive. The 2020 Nissan Sentra is sportier and better equipped but is still a value.
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Fuel Economy
City
33 mpg - -
Highway
41 mpg - -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars - -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 - -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 - -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 - -
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 - -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.8 - -
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 - -
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 - -
Passenger Capacity
5 - -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 - -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.9 - -
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 - -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.5 - -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - -
Length, Overall (in)
181.9 - -
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.4 - -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 - -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 - -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum - -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes - -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 - -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
17.4 - -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion - -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 - -
Spare Tire Size
NA - -
Front Tire Order Code
NA - -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 - -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 - -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 - -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - -
Spare Wheel Material
NA - -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - -
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 - -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 1400 - -
Engine Order Code
NA - -
Displacement
1.4 L/83 - -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 5500 - -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 - -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
36 - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
41 - -
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.10 - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 - -
Trans Order Code
NA - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 - -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 - -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.81 - -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 - -
Trans Type
7 - -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA - -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 - -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan - -
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Elantra - -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam - -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 - -
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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