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2017 Nissan Versa vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Nissan Versa offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Hyundai Elantra with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Nissan Versa and the Hyundai Elantra in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Versa, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Versa 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 Nissan Versa and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Versa is much slimmer than the Hyundai Elantra, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Versa is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Elantra, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Nissan Versa has about the same turning radius as the Hyundai Elantra, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Nissan Versa is significantly less powerful than the Hyundai Elantra. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Nissan Versa and the Hyundai Elantra. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Nissan Versa as you will in the Hyundai Elantra.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Nissan Versa is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.

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2017 Nissan
Versa

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MSRP*: $11,990 - $17,280

2017 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $17,150 - $22,350
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.59%
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City MPG: 27 - 31 26 - 32
Highway MPG: 36 - 39 36 - 40
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $11,703 - $16,843 $16,621 - $21,311

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.