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2014 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2014 Scion xD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Hyundai Elantra GT offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Scion xD. The Hyundai Elantra GT will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion xD.

Convenience
The Hyundai Elantra GT will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion xD, 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). The Hyundai Elantra GT is somewhat more expensive than the Scion xD. 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 GT will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion xD.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra GT transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Scion xD.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra GT has a much more powerful engine than the Scion xD. 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 GT and the Scion xD. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Elantra GT will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Scion xD.

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


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2014 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*: $18,750

2014 Scion
xD

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MSRP*: $15,920
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Lease Incentive: As low as 2.11% --
City MPG: 24 27
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
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $18,074 $15,124

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