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Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra
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$19,650
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9.0
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Kia Spectra
2009 Kia Spectra
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$13,550
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 33 MPG
Hwy: 43 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
138 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
136 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,868 lbs
2,701 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
37 MPG
26 MPG
City
33 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
43 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14 gallons
14 gallons
Cruising Range City
462 miles
322 miles
Cruising Range Highway
602 miles
420 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.1 in
177.2 in
Height
55.7 in
57.9 in
Max Width
71.9 in
68.3 in
Front Width
62.7 in
58.9 in
Rear Width
62.8 in
58.5 in
Wheelbase
107.1 in
102.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
6.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
52.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
35.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.3 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
50.5 in
53.9 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.2 ft³
12.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
17.7 ft
33.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
15" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
15" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Independent
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65TR15
P195/60R15
Rear Tire
P195/65TR15
P195/60R15
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Electric Shadow
  • Fluid Metal
  • Intense Blue
  • Phantom Black
  • Portofino Gray
  • Quartz White
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Shimmering Silver Pearl
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

Calypso Red
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Medium Gray, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
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
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
N/A
24-hour roadside assistance