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2015 Honda Civic vs. 2015 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 Honda Civic than the Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic.

Convenience
The Honda Civic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Elantra, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Honda Civic or the Hyundai Elantra, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic is a little narrower than the Hyundai Elantra, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Honda Civic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Elantra.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Honda Civic doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Hyundai Elantra.

Handling
The Honda Civic has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Elantra, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Honda Civic has less horsepower than the Hyundai Elantra, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Hyundai Elantra. The Honda Civic has less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Elantra, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Civic is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.

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2015 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,490 - $23,090

2015 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,250 - $21,700
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.39%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.52%
City MPG: 22 - 31 24 - 27
Highway MPG: 31 - 41 34 - 37
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,193 - $21,452 $16,734 - $20,766

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