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2014 Toyota Prius 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 Toyota Prius than the Hyundai Elantra. The Hyundai Elantra will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius.

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Hyundai Elantra, due to its larger tank size and better 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). The Toyota Prius will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Hyundai Elantra, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Prius and the Hyundai Elantra have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota Prius is a little narrower than the Hyundai Elantra, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Prius takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Elantra.

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

Handling
The Toyota Prius 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 Toyota Prius 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 Toyota Prius and the Hyundai Elantra.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Toyota Prius is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra.

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2014 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,005

2014 Hyundai
Elantra

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MSRP*: $19,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 2.90%
City MPG: 51
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
24
Highway MPG: 48 --
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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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $22,748 - $27,930 $18,972

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