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2015 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2015 Nissan Versa Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa than the Hyundai Elantra, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Nissan Versa.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Elantra as you will with the Nissan Versa, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Hyundai Elantra will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Versa, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra and the Nissan Versa have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra is much wider than the Nissan Versa, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Elantra, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Versa.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan Versa.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra has a much more powerful engine than the Nissan Versa. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra and the Nissan Versa. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Hyundai Elantra as you will in the Nissan Versa.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra than that of the Nissan Versa.

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2015 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,250 - $21,700

2015 Nissan
Versa

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MSRP*: $11,990 - $16,890
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.39% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.52% --
City MPG: 24 - 27 27 - 31
Highway MPG: 34 - 37 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,734 - $20,766 $11,703 - $16,465

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