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2020 Honda Civic Si vs. 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT Review

New 2020 Honda Civic Si

2020 Honda
Civic Si

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New 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

2020 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $25,400
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$20,650 to $24,600
Invoice* $23,405 to $23,590 $19,825 to $23,538
MPG - City 26 23 - 25
MPG - Hwy 36 30 - 32
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** ****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Elantra GT than the Honda Civic Si, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai Elantra GT will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic Si.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic Si as you will with the Hyundai Elantra GT, 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). The Honda Civic Si is somewhat more expensive than the Hyundai Elantra GT. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic Si and the Hyundai Elantra GT have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Honda Civic Si is about the same width as the Hyundai Elantra GT. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Civic Si, which is slightly longer than the Hyundai Elantra GT.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Honda Civic Si and the Hyundai Elantra GT do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Honda Civic Si has a significantly larger turning radius than the Hyundai Elantra GT, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Honda Civic Si and the Hyundai Elantra GT.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic Si and the Hyundai Elantra GT. The Honda Civic Si has significantly less cargo room than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Civic Si is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra GT.