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The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Compared vs Toyota, Honda, Nissan, & Kia Competitors

Versus The 2017 Toyota Corolla

Compare the 2017 Hyundai Elantra to the 2017 Toyota Corolla

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is not your average compact sedan. Not only does it boast one of the best MSRP base model prices on the blacktop, but the 2017 Elantra also new four-cylinder powertrains and a comprehensive safety suite. Beginning at $17,150, the Elantra has five trim level options with the most advanced version capping out at $22,350.

Hyundai Elantra Versus Toyota Corolla

The 2017 Toyota Corolla, which starts at $18,500, got a makeover and a standard safety suite, but the Elantra is about a couple thousand dollars less and offers features the Corolla doesn’t. This includes remote keyless entry, and standard SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The Hyundai Elantra is the sedan everyone is talking about. It is the perfect sleek and sexy family car that doesn’t hold back on driver-centric features and driving capabilities.

Hi-Tech Safety Features

  • The Elantra features its own dynamic safety suite while the Corolla comes with Toyota Safety Sense.
  • The Corolla boasts Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Automatic High Beams and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Asist.
  • The Elantra has an Automatic Emergency Braking system that uses both a camera and radar sensor to help avoid accidents. It can also brake for you and apply full brake-force stopping power from five to 50 mph. Available Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist make sure you stay safe and sound.

Performance Specifications

  • The Corolla has a 1.8L four-cylinder engine under its hood, and its Valvematic engine technology helps make it more efficient.
  • The Elantra, however, boasts 29 mpg in the city and 38 on the highway while the Corolla gets 28 in the city and 36 on the highway. The Elantra also overpowers the Corolla, bringing engines ranging from 128 to 201 Horespower versus the Corolla's 128 to 140 Horsepower options.

If you'd like to learn more about Danbury Hyundai, the Hyundai Elantra, or any of our models in our new inventory, we will gladly answer any of your questions or help you schedule a private test-drive. After you find your next dream car, schedule an appointment with our finance center. Any of our experienced sales associates will be happy to help you find a payment plan you can afford. We are located at 102 Federal Road, Danbury, Connecticut, 06810. We proudly serve drivers in Carmel, Danbury, and New Milford, Connecticut; as well as Mahopac, New York. We are also located not far from Norwalk and Waterbury, Connecticut.

Versus The 2017 Honda Civic

Compare the 2017 Hyundai Elantra to the 2017 Honda Civic

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is the dark horse of the compact sedan world. Not only does it boast one of the best MSRP base model prices in the country, but the 2017 Elantra also features new four-cylinder powertrains and an all-inclusive available safety suite. Beginning at $17,150, the Elantra has five trim level options with the most advanced version starting at an affordable $22,350.

Hyundai Elantra Versus Honda Civic

The 2017 Honda Civic, which starts at $18,740, features a more futuristic style with its rear sloping roof. The Elantra has a more conservative vibe, but looks more sophisticated than the $17,150 price tag would initially suggest. The Hyundai Elantra can play music a number of ways including the standard SiriusXM Satellite Radio. It is not clear if the Civic’s LX base model comes equipped with that feature. However, both cruisers can seat up to five people.

Safety and Tech Features

  • The Elantra features a powerful safety suite while the Civic comes with the available Honda Sensing Suite. The Civic boasts a Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control, a Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Road Departure Mitigation System.
  • The Elantra comes equipped with an available Automatic Emergency Braking system that uses both a camera and radar sensor to help circumvent accidents. It can also brake for you and apply full brake-force stopping power from five to 50 mph. Available Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning with Rear Cross-traffic Alert and Lane Change Assist are some more options to make sure you and your passengers are safe.

Power and Performance Specifications

  • The Civic has a 2.0 engine under its hood and comes standard with 158-horsepower and a six-speed manual transmission. The Elantra boasts 29 mpg in the city and 38 on the highway. The Civic provides engines ranging from 158 to 205 Horsepower, the Elantra boasts engines between 138 and 201 horsepower and the Sport has a 1.6L Turbo GDI Engine. It runs for $21,650.

If you'd like to learn more about Danbury Hyundai, the Hyundai Elantra, or any of the other Hyundai models in our new inventory, we will gladly answer any of your questions or help you schedule a private test-drive. After you find your next dream car, schedule an appointment with our finance center. Any of our experienced sales associates will be happy to help you find a payment plan you can afford. We are located at 102 Federal Road, Danbury, Connecticut, 06810. We proudly serve drivers in Carmel, Danbury, and New Milford, Connecticut; as well as Mahopac, New York. We are also located not far from Norwalk and Waterbury, Connecticut.

Versus The 2017 Nissan Sentra

If you're looking for a properly equipped sedan in the greater Danbury, CT area, you won't have to search for long to uncover the recently redesigned Hyundai Elantra. With a fine balance between exterior style, an impressive feature list and an extensive warranty available, you can expect a great performance from this peppy and budget-friendly model. Rivals in its class, such as the Nissan Sentra, have been forced to go on the defensive as the Elantra's newest generation transcends beyond past expectations and into a realm of higher value. No matter if you're from New Milford, Waterbury, or Norwalk, you can expect an refreshing ride quality waiting for you inside of the new Elantra.

Hyundai Elantra vs Nissan Sentra:

  • With a choice between three capable powertrains, the Hyundai Elantra is able to stand out more on the local roads than the Nissan Sentra's pair of engines. The base 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine of the Elantra can best the entry-level choice of the Sentra with its 147-horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque, compared to the Sentra's 130-horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. While the 1.6-liter turbocharged engine of the Sentra SR Turbo can crank out more strength with 188-horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque, the Elantra Sport's engine of the same size triumphs with 201-horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque - and for a price that's still lower than the Sentra.
  • While both models strive to offer their drivers a better suite of technology and safety features, the Elantra proves its worth with a greater array of standard and available equipment than the Sentra can claim. On the tech side of things, you can enjoy a larger touchscreen, hands-free smart truck, HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light and Android Auto™ from the comforts of the Elantra. In terms of safety, you'll only be able to utilize the Lane Depature Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Change Assist and several more with a Hyundai, while the Sentra only offers blind-spot warnings and adaptive cruise control.
  • The Elantra comes with the choice between four different trim levels: the SE, Eco, Sport and Limited - which start under $18,000 and peak at a cost under $28,000. On the flip side, the Sentra starts slightly more expensive with its S base trim at $17,800, while the SR Turbo pushes the cost to $22,850 and the top-level SL trim tops out under $26,000. While their top trim prices differ, you can expect a more complete model in the Elantra than Nissan's Sentra sedan.

With plenty of reasons to consider the newest Elantra from our showroom, our staff at Danbury Hyundai is eager to guide you towards the ideal trim level for your needs. Even if you're from Mahopac or Carmel, NY, we'll be happy to demonstrate the ability of the Elantra with a test-drive today. Stop in at 102 Federal Road and experience it for yourself!

Versus The 2017 Kia Forte

Between the Hyundai Elantra and its class rival in the Kia Forte, drivers in the Danbury, CT have a choice to make when it comes to a capable sedan option. Thanks to the impressive new look and experience of the Elantra's latest generation, our staff at Danbury Hyundai has been able to win over customers from New Milford, Waterbury, Norwalk, Mahopac, Carmel and beyond with its long list of standard and available features. No matter what your driving lifestyle entails, we're confident that the Elantra will stand out for you.

Hyundai Elantra vs Kia Forte:

  • In terms of engine performance, the Elantra and Kia Forte fight neck and neck with their respective trios of powertrain options. Their base engines are the same size and produce the same about of power and torque, with the Elantra able to claim a slightly better fuel economy from its manual transmission - an EPA-estimated 26 city and 36 highway mpg, compared to the 25 city and 34 highway of the Forte. The mid-level engine of the Forte can best that of the Elantra Eco in terms of power, but again the Hyundai sedan stands out with fuel efficiency savings. Even at their top-trims, the Elantra is able to keep pace with the power from the Forte with a stronger grasp on fuel savings.
  • Both vehicles stand out with a selection of features, but it's the Hyundai Elantra that is able to offer a wider range of available technologies and safety equipment. Between the enhanced infotainment system, HID headlights with Dynamic Bending Light, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, there are few mainstream sedans with a similar grasp on what drivers need than the Elantra. While the Forte includes a number of active and passive safety features as standard, the Elantra stands out with Automatic Emergency Braking and Smart Cruise Control, among many others.
  • The Elantra and Forte both come with the choice between four trim levels, with relatively similar starting prices. Where the Elantra is able to boast the most is in the well-equipped nature of its Limited trim. At just under $28,000 it can come across as a bit pricey, but its complete set of features allow it to transcend past the pressure from the Forte - as well as the entry-level packages for more luxury vehicles.

Does now seem like the right time to begin gaining more knowledge about the all-new Hyundai Elantra sedan? You can bring any questions, concerns or reactions to our staff members in Danbury, while on your quest for a reliable and thrilling driving experience. Stop in and meet with us at 102 Federal Road to begin your journey to a fresh new ride today!

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