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2021 Honda Accord
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2021 Hyundai Elantra
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2021 Volkswagen Jetta
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Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 33 MPG
Hwy: 43 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 30 MPG
Hwy: 41 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
192 hp @ 5500 rpm
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
192 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,150 lbs
2,868 lbs
2,895 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
33 MPG
37 MPG
34 MPG
City
30 MPG
33 MPG
30 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
43 MPG
41 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3 Tons/yr
4.7 Tons/yr
5.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
14 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
444 miles
462 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
562.4 miles
602 miles
541.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.1 in
184.1 in
185.1 in
Height
57.1 in
55.7 in
57.4 in
Max Width
73.3 in
71.9 in
70.8 in
Front Width
63 in
62.7 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
63.4 in
62.8 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
111.4 in
107.1 in
105.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in
5.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.3 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.5 in
40.6 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
56.5 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.3 in
53.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.4 in
38 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
37.3 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
55.6 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55 in
50.5 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
14.2 ft³
14.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.2 ft
17.7 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
15" x 6"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50VR17
P195/65TR15
P205/60HR16
Rear Tire
P225/50VR17
P195/65TR15
P205/60HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Electric Shadow
  • Fluid Metal
  • Intense Blue
  • Phantom Black
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
  • Black Uni
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
Calypso Red
Habanero Orange Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ivory, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Medium Gray, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles