Compare 2004 Kia Spectra vs 2004 Hyundai Elantra

2004 Kia Spectra
2004 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan Manual Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Base 24 32 $11,090 $11,820
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 32 $11,925 $12,620
4-Door Sedan Automatic Base 22 30 $11,980 $12,795
5-Door HB Manual GS 24 32 $12,290 $13,040
4-Door Sedan Manual LS 24 32 $12,145 $13,050
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 24 34 $12,815 $13,595
4-Door Sedan Manual EX 25 32 $12,870 $13,750
5-Door HB Automatic GS 22 30 $13,175 $14,015
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 22 30 $13,005 $14,025
5-Door HB Manual GSX 24 32 $13,250 $14,090
4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 24 34 $13,745 $14,725
5-Door HB Automatic GSX 22 30 $14,110 $15,065
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 26 34 $12,241 $13,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 24 32 $12,973 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GLS 24 32 $12,973 $14,099
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 26 34 $13,667 $14,849
5-Door Sedan Manual GT 27 34 $13,667 $14,849
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,399 $15,649
4-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,399 $15,649
5-Door Sedan Automatic GT 24 32 $14,399 $15,649
5-Door Sedan Automatic SULEV GT 24 32 $14,399 $15,649
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,090
$12,241
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,820
$13,299
Monthly Payment Estimate
$197 / month
$222 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 53.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 43.2
Front Hip Room (in)
52.1 53.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.7 94
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 6.22
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 178.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.3 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 102.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 12.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.12 x - TBD - 10.15 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.88 x - TBD - 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.2 33.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.15
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1212
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 120
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2661 2635
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
124 @ 6000 138 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
119 @ 4900 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/109 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.62
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Kia Spectra Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.67 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

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