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Here's how the 2017 Hyundai Elantra and the 2017 Kia Forte measure up.
ECO 1.4T DCT
$20,650
Starting MSRP
LX Manual
$16,600
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

128.0-hp, 1.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

147.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
35 28 -
Size
179.9" length, 56.5" height 179.5" length, 56.3" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Saddle Brown

Anthracite

Sabre Black

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 X 6 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 X 6 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 90 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 5500 147 @ 6200 -
Displacement
1.4 L/83 2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 1400 132 @ 4500 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
560.00 mi 448.80 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
35 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
40 MPG 34 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
448.00 mi 330.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
32 MPG 25 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
8 in 10.3 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
17.4 ft 34.8 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65HR15 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2857 lbs 2804 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
35.7 in 35.9 in -
Passenger Volume
95.8 ft³ 96.2 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
56.2 in 56.1 in -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 42.2 in -
Second Hip Room
51.9 in 53.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Head Room
38.8 in 39.1 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in 5.3 in -
Front Hip Room
53.4 in 53.8 in -
Wheelbase
106.3 in 106.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
61.9 in 62 in -
Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in 54.9 in -
Trunk Volume
14.4 ft³ 14.9 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
61.5 in 61.5 in -
Second Head Room
37.3 in 37.3 in -
Height, Overall
56.5 in 56.3 in -
Length, Overall
179.9 in 179.5 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in 70.1 in -

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