newcars.com®

2015 Nissan Versa Note vs. 2014 Hyundai Elantra Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Versa Note than the Hyundai Elantra. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Versa Note, drivers may find the Hyundai Elantra a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Versa Note as you will with the Hyundai Elantra, 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). Based on MSRP, the Nissan Versa Note 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 Note and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Versa Note 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 Nissan Versa Note, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Hyundai Elantra.

Drivetrain
The Nissan Versa Note has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Nissan Versa Note 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 Note 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 Note and the Hyundai Elantra. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Nissan Versa Note will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Elantra.

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

Watch Video

Compare the 2015 Nissan Versa Note and the 2014 Hyundai Elantra.

Get your best price before going to the dealer!

2015 Nissan
Versa Note

More Details & Photos New 2015 Nissan Versa Note
MSRP*: $14,180 - $17,960

2014 Hyundai
Elantra

More Details & Photos New 2014 Hyundai Elantra
MSRP*: $19,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.05% As low as 2.90%
City MPG: 27 - 31 24
Highway MPG: 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
Invoice*: $13,831 - $17,505 $18,972

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.

Monthly Trend for:
2015 Nissan Versa Note

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Monthly Trend for:
2014 Hyundai Elantra

Days On Lot DataDays On Lot Trends

See Detailed Analysis

Car Chooser

Still Deciding?

Use Car Chooser from NewCars.com to narrow your new car search by body type, price, make, fuel economy and much more!

Compare your contenders side by side and review the details of each new car you've filtered down to. See available styles, options, rebates and incentives for the models you're looking at.

There's no other tool quite like it!

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