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2014 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2015 Nissan Versa Note Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa Note than the Hyundai Elantra, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Versa Note, the Hyundai Elantra may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

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 Note, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Versa Note. 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 Note have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra is much wider than the Nissan Versa Note, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Elantra, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Versa Note.

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 Note.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Versa Note, 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 Note. 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 Note. The Hyundai Elantra has significantly less cargo room than the Nissan Versa Note, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2014 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $19,600

2015 Nissan
Versa Note

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MSRP*: $14,180 - $17,960
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.90% As low as 3.05%
City MPG: 24 27 - 31
Highway MPG: 34 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
Invoice*: $18,972 $13,831 - $17,505

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