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Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra
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Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Kia Optima
2020 Kia Optima
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$23,390
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.8
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
185 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
178 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Rack-Pinion

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P205/65HR16
Rear Tire
N/A
P205/65HR16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
27 MPG
City
N/A
24 MPG
Highway
N/A
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
592 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.1 in
191.1 in
Height
55.7 in
57.7 in
Max Width
71.9 in
73.2 in
Front Width
N/A
63.5 in
Rear Width
N/A
63.8 in
Wheelbase
107.1 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
45.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
56 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,230 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
15.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Ebony Black
  • Gravity Grey
  • Horizon Blue, Build Out: 11/30/2019
  • Sangria
  • Sparkling Silver

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
Snow White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
N/A
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles