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2014 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2014 Scion tC Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Scion tC with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion tC.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Elantra as you will with the Scion tC, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Elantra will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Scion tC. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion tC.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Elantra is a little narrower than the Scion tC, 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 Hyundai Elantra takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Scion tC.

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

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

Performance
The Hyundai Elantra has less horsepower than the Scion tC, 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 Hyundai Elantra and the Scion tC. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Hyundai Elantra as you will in the Scion tC.

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

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2014 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $19,600
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2014 Scion
tC

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MSRP*: $19,210 - $21,440
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.13% --
City MPG: 24 23
Highway MPG: 34 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $18,972 $18,249 - $20,368

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