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2017 Hyundai Elantra GT vs. 2017 smart fortwo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the smart fortwo, the Hyundai Elantra GT may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Hyundai Elantra GT will require fewer stops at the gas station than the smart fortwo, 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 smart fortwo. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Hyundai Elantra GT is much higher than that for the smart fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra GT is much slimmer than the smart fortwo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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 smart fortwo.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra GT has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart fortwo, making it much more difficult to 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 smart fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Hyundai Elantra GT more than the smart fortwo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Hyundai Elantra GT will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the smart fortwo.

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

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2017 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*: $18,800

2017 smart
fortwo

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MSRP*: $14,650 - $18,480
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City MPG: 24 31
Highway MPG: 32 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3
Seating Capacity: 5 2
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $18,121 $13,625 - $17,186

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.