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2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
170 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm
177 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Transmission
N/A
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 5.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65R15
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P195/65R15
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
26 MPG
City
23 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 Tons/yr
6.9 Tons/yr
EPA rating
7
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
322 miles
333.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
434 miles
478.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.6 in
179.4 in
Height
59.8 in
59.2 in
Max Width
69.5 in
70.1 in
Front Width
N/A
60.7 in
Rear Width
N/A
59.6 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.9 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.5 in
41.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
54.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.4 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.7 in
53.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,937 lbs
3,186 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.3 ft³
66.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
24.3 ft³
32.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
32.8 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Uni
  • Candy White, Build Out:10/10/2013
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tempest Blue Metallic
  • Toffee Brown Metallic
  • Tornado Red

Standard Interior Materials

  • Beige, Cloth seating
  • Black, Cloth seating
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles