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Hyundai Elantra GT
2020 Hyundai Elantra GT
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$20,650
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8.3
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2019 Volkswagen Beetle Hatchback
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Volkswagen Golf
2021 Volkswagen Golf
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 29 MPG
Hwy: 39 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
55.1 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
29.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
161 hp @ 6200 rpm
174 hp @ 5000 rpm
147 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
17.4 ft
35.4 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
16" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR17
P215/60TR16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P225/45HR17
P215/60TR16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
City
25 MPG
26 MPG
29 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
33 MPG
39 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
5.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.5 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
350 miles
377 miles
382.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
448 miles
478.5 miles
514.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
170.9 in
168.8 in
167.6 in
Height
57.7 in
58.6 in
58.2 in
Max Width
70.7 in
71.9 in
70.8 in
Front Width
61.1 in
62.2 in
61 in
Rear Width
61.5 in
61.1 in
59.8 in
Wheelbase
104.3 in
100.1 in
103.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.9 in
5.7 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
41.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.4 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.2 in
55.3 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.8 in
31.4 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
37.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
49 in
53.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,943 lbs
3,045 lbs
2,963 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.9 ft³
15.4 ft³
17.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
55.1 ft³
29.9 ft³
53.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black Noir Pearl
  • Ceramic White
  • Fluid Metal
  • Intense Blue
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Stellar Silver
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic, Build Out: 01/01/2019
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Habanero Orange Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Premium Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Tixo Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
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
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles