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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

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2002 Hyundai Elantra
(2002 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan shown)
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2014 Kia Forte
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $16,541*
MSRP $12,499 $15,900
Destination Charge $495 $800
Invoice Price $11,504 $15,599
Total List Price $12,994 $16,700
Available Engines 140-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas) 148-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 5-speed manual w/OD 4-speed automatic w/OD 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed manual w/OD
Fuel Economy City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 33 mpg 37 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's -
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - Good
Front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Side, Driver Torso - Acceptable
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection - Good
Front, Retraints and dummy kinematics - Poor
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - Good
Front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - Good
Front, Lower leg/foot - Marginal
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - Good
Front, Structure and safety cage - Poor
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - Good
Other, Roof Strength - Good
Front, Overall evaluation - Poor
Front, Hip/thigh - Poor
Side, Overall Side - Good
Side, Driver Head Protection - Good
Overview 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes
ABS brakes
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, cassette, 6, fixed antenna
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 4, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD
Interior 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Air conditioning, front manual manual
Air filter N/A Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo net Available Available
Clock in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A Available
Cruise control Available Available
Cup holders front front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane urethane
12V DC power outlet 1 2
Lighter elements front N/A
Ashtray Standard N/A
Floor console full full
Floor mats Available:
carpeted front & rear
carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Down driver driver
Programmable garage door opener N/A Available
Instrumentation analog analog
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer N/A Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning N/A Standard
Exterior temperature display N/A Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front N/A
Lighting - dome light regular fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release mechanical mechanical
Remote trunk release mechanical mechanical
Retained accessory power N/A Standard
Seatback storage pockets N/A Available:
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane urethane
Tire inflator N/A Standard
Seats 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 8-way 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver N/A
Front armrests center Standard:
N/A Available:
center sliding
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 bench 60-40 bench
Rear armrest N/A Available
Rear head restraints 2 - fixed 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth cloth
Entertainment 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Cassette player Standard N/A
CD player Available:
in-dash mounted single
in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability N/A Standard
Auxiliary audio input N/A Standard
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard
Speakers 6 Standard:
N/A Available:
Speed-Sensitive Volume N/A Standard
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain N/A curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control Available:
ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Illuminated entry Available Standard
Remote keyless entry Available:
keyfob (all doors)
keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm N/A Available
Door locks power power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Available N/A
First aid kit Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning N/A Standard
Warranty 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 120/100,000 120/100,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/100,000 60/100,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/60,000
Exterior 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Antenna fixed window grid
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside moldings body-colored N/A
Grille trim chrome black w/chrome surround
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st row regular power sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler Available:
Roof rack Available N/A
Tires P195/60HR15.0 BSW AS Standard:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P205/55HR16.0 BSW AS
Wheels Standard:
15" steel
15" steel
16" silver aluminum
N/A Available:
Spare tire and wheel compact steel N/A
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Mud flaps Available Available
Mechanical 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Brakes Standard:
front disc/rear drum
4-wheel disc
4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) Available:
Brake assist N/A Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater Available N/A
Exhaust partial stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard N/A
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link semi-independent torsion beam
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system N/A Standard
Tiptronic automatic N/A Available
Transmission Standard:
5-spd man w/OD
6-spd man w/OD
4-spd auto w/OD
6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available
Specifications 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2014 Kia Forte LX
Exterior length 177.0 " 179.5 "
Exterior body width 67.7 " 70.1 "
Exterior height 56.1 " 56.5 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 1.8L I-4
Horsepower 140 @ 6,000 rpm 148 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 133 @ 4,800 rpm 131 @ 4,700 rpm
Fuel economy - city 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 33 mpg 37 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.23 / 3.68 " 3.19 / 3.43 "
Curb weight Standard:
2,635 lbs.
2,736 lbs.
2,698 lbs.
2,776 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,500 lbs. N/A
Wheelbase 102.7 " 106.3 "
Front track 58.5 " Standard:
61.5 "
N/A Available:
61.1 "
Rear track 58.1 " Standard:
62.0 "
N/A Available:
61.7 "
Turning radius 16.2 ' 17.4 '
Drag coefficient .33 .27
Front legroom 43.2 " 42.2 "
Rear legroom 35.0 " 35.9 "
Front headroom 39.6 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 38.0 " 37.3 "
Front hiproom 53.0 " 53.8 "
Rear hiproom 55.6 " 53.1 "
Front shoulder room 54.7 " 56.1 "
Rear shoulder room 53.5 " 54.9 "
Luggage volume 11.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 11.0 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 94 cu.ft. 96 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 14.5 gal. 13.2 gal.