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2014 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Chevrolet Spark offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Hyundai Elantra GT with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Spark and the Hyundai Elantra GT in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra GT 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 GT. 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 GT have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Spark is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra GT, 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 GT.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Spark has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra GT, 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 GT, 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 GT. 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 GT, making the Hyundai Elantra GT the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Spark has significantly less cargo room than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2014 Chevrolet
Spark

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

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MSRP*: $18,750
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.42%
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 $18,074

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