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2020 Toyota 86 vs. 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT Review

New 2020 Toyota 86

2020 Toyota
86

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New 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT

2020 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*
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$27,060 to $30,190
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$20,650 to $24,600
Invoice* $25,707 to $28,681 $19,825 to $23,538
MPG - City 21 23 - 25
MPG - Hwy 28 30 - 32
Engine(s) Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested ****

**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 Toyota 86, 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 Toyota 86.

Convenience
The Hyundai Elantra GT requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Toyota 86, making it more convenient to drive.

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 86 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Hyundai Elantra GT, 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 86 and the Hyundai Elantra GT have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota 86 is a little narrower than the Hyundai Elantra GT, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Toyota 86 is slightly shorter than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Toyota 86 has much less torque than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota 86 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 Toyota 86 and the Hyundai Elantra GT.

Utility
The Toyota 86 has less seating than the Hyundai Elantra GT, making the Hyundai Elantra GT the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Toyota 86 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 Toyota 86 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra GT.