2024 Hyundai Elantra HEV vs. 2024 Nissan Versa Review

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2024 Hyundai
Elantra HEV

MSRP*: $26,250 to $29,450
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2024 Nissan

MSRP*: $16,690 to $20,700
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MPG - City 49 - 54 MPG 27 - 32 MPG
MPG - Hwy 52 - 58 MPG 35 - 40 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 122-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable, Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 122 hp
Exterior Length 184.1 in 177.0 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 68.5 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 31.0 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 40.6 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 36.3 in

*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

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

With the Hyundai Elantra HEV you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Versa, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Hyundai Elantra HEV will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Nissan Versa, which has a much lower MSRP.

Since the Hyundai Elantra HEV is much wider than the Nissan Versa, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Elantra HEV, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Versa.

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

When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra HEV is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Versa.

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

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra HEV and the Nissan Versa.