Compare 2020 Toyota Corolla vs 2019 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Toyota Corolla
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CVT L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT L 30 38 $18,429 $19,500
CVT LE 30 38 $18,472 $19,950
CVT SE 31 40 $20,324 $21,950
Manual SE 29 36 $20,972 $22,650
CVT Hybrid LE 53 52 $21,250 $22,950
CVT XLE 29 37 $22,176 $23,950
CVT XSE 31 38 $23,565 $25,450
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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
$18,429
$16,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,500
$17,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$325 / month
$287 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
It’s still among the more mildly flavored mass-market sedans, but the 2020 Toyota Corolla has dropped the bland from its diet. The 2019 Hyundai Elantra delivers good handling and a lot of value for the money.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
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
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
182.3 181.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.5 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 14.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 11
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 14
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 17.4
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2910 2822
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 120
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
126 @ 3900 132 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
139 @ 6100 147 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
33 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.58
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 - 0.40 3.31
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.21 4.33
Trans Type
1 6
Trans Description Cont. Again
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
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 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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  • Rebates: Up to $2,500 stackable cash
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  • Lease: From $189 for 36 months (SE)
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