Compare 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2019 Toyota Corolla
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CVT L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT L 28 36 $17,673 $18,700
CVT LE 28 36 $17,717 $19,135
CVT LE Eco 30 40 $18,088 $19,535
CVT LE Eco w/Premium Package 29 38 $18,088 $19,535
CVT SE 28 35 $19,115 $20,645
Manual SE 27 35 $20,245 $21,865
CVT XLE 28 36 $20,495 $22,135
CVT XSE 28 35 $21,185 $22,880
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,673
$16,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,700
$17,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.3
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Toyota Corolla is a fun choice as a hatchback, but we’d skip the sedan in favor of its competitors. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 35.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 95.8
Second Hip Room (in)
43.9 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 14.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 11
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)
9 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P195/65TR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2840 2822
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 550
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4400 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 147 @ 6200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 - 0.40 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.76 4.33
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.60 3.58
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.63
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.29
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.78
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.98
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Hyundai Elantra
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
5.5 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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2019 Toyota Corolla
  • 2020 Toyota Corolla is on sale
  • Rebate: $2,000 rebate (2019)
  • Finance: From 2.9% for 60 mo.
  • Lease: From $199/mo. (2019)
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2019 Hyundai Elantra
  • 2019 Elantra is available
  • Rebates: Up to $3,000 bonus cash
  • Finance: 1.9% APR + $500 cash
  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months (SE)
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