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Here's how the 2018 Hyundai Elantra and the 2018 Kia Forte measure up.
ECO 1.4T DCT
$20,550
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Auto LX
$16,400
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
35 29 -
Size
179.9" length, 56.5" height 178.300" length, 57.500" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Crema

Saddle Brown

Anthracite

Stone

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 x 5.5 in -
Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 in 15 x 5.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 550 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 1400 144 @ 4300 -
Displacement
1.4 L/83 2.0L/122 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 5500 156 @ 6200 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
560.00 mi 493.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
35 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
32 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
40 MPG 36 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
448.00 mi 356.20 mi -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Pwr -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
8 in 10.3 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in 11.0 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14 gal 13.700 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 14.200 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 33.900 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.890 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65R15 -
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P195/65R15 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2857 lbs 2791 lbs -

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
61.5 in 61.300 in -
Wheelbase
106.3 in 104.300 in -
Length, Overall
179.9 in 178.300 in -
Front Shoulder Room
56.2 in 55.700 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in 69.900 in -
Front Head Room
38.8 in 40.000 in -
Second Leg Room
35.7 in 35.000 in -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 43.300 in -
Second Hip Room
51.9 in 53.300 in -
Trunk Volume
14.4 ft³ 14.700 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
61.9 in 61.600 in -
Front Hip Room
53.4 in 53.000 in -
Second Head Room
37.3 in 37.600 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Height, Overall
56.5 in 57.500 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.3 in 5.900 in -
Passenger Volume
95.8 ft³ 96.800 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in 54.700 in -

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