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Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra
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TBC
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Mazda 3 Sedan
2021 Mazda 3 Sedan
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$20,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Volkswagen Golf GTI
2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI
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$28,695
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9.1
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
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 Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
147 hp @ 6200 rpm
155 hp @ 6000 rpm
228 hp @ 4700 rpm
Torque
132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
150 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
34.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
N/A
16" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P205/60HR16
P225/40HR18
Rear Tire
N/A
P205/60HR16
P225/40HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
31 MPG
26 MPG
City
N/A
28 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
N/A
36 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
369.6 miles
303.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
475.2 miles
396 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.1 in
183.5 in
168 in
Height
55.7 in
56.9 in
57.8 in
Max Width
71.9 in
70.7 in
70.8 in
Front Width
N/A
61.7 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
N/A
62.2 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
107.1 in
107.3 in
103.6 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.5 in
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
N/A
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
42.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
38 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
55.7 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
35.1 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
37.3 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
53.5 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
50.9 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,071 lbs
3,062 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
13.2 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
N/A
17.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
N/A
53.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
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
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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