The Mazda Mazda2 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Hyundai Elantra 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 Mazda Mazda2.
The Hyundai Elantra requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mazda Mazda2, making it more convenient to drive.
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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda Mazda2 is clearly a better financial choice over the Hyundai Elantra. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mazda Mazda2 and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mazda Mazda2 is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda Mazda2, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Elantra.
The Mazda Mazda2 has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Mazda Mazda2 has a smaller turning radius than the Hyundai Elantra, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda2 is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Elantra. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mazda Mazda2 and the Hyundai Elantra. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mazda Mazda2 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Elantra.
The basic warranty of the Mazda Mazda2 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.
Compare the 2014 Mazda Mazda2 and the 2014 Hyundai Elantra.
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MSRP*: $14,720 - $16,210
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $750|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 4.13%|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||5 years/60,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
|Safety Rating: Side
|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$14,525 - $15,995||$18,972|
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