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2014 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2014 Hyundai Elantra Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Spark than the Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Spark.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Spark, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Spark is clearly a better financial choice over the Hyundai Elantra. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Spark and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Spark is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Spark, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Elantra.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Spark has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Spark has a smaller turning radius than the Hyundai Elantra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Spark is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Elantra. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Spark has less seating than the Hyundai Elantra, making the Hyundai Elantra the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Spark will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Elantra.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Spark is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.

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2014 Chevrolet
Spark

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MSRP*: $12,170 - $16,385
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2014 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $19,600
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.13%
City MPG: 30 - 31 24
Highway MPG: 39 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $11,805 - $15,730 $18,972

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