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Here's how the 2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring and the 2009 Kia Spectra measure up.
4dr Wgn Man Touring
$17,800
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Man LX
$13,550
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
26 26 -
Size
177.4" length, 58.3" height 177.2" length, 57.9" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Beige

Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Midsize -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 15 x -TBD- in -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.0 in 15 x -TBD- in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 @ 6000 138 @ 6000 -
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/122 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
137 @ 4600 136 @ 4500 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
434.00 mi 420.00 mi -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 30 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 MPG 23 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
322.00 mi 322.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Dual-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in 10.8 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-wheel - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes - -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x -TBD- in - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14 gal 14.0 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.2 ft 33.3 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.8 N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/60R15 -
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P195/60R15 -
Spare Tire Size
T125/80D15 N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3080 lbs 2701-2826 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Leg Room
43.5 in 42.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Track Width, Front
60.6 in 58.9 in -
Wheelbase
106.3 in 102.8 in -
Trunk Volume
24.3 ft³ 12.2 ft³ -
Front Head Room
40.0 in 40.0 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.5 in 68.3 in -
Length, Overall
176.6 in 177.2 in -
Second Head Room
39.4 in 38.2 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
55.4 in 55.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
54.7 in 53.9 in -
Second Hip Room
52.6 in 53.9 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.5 in 58.5 in -
Front Hip Room
53.9 in 52.4 in -
Second Leg Room
36.4 in 35.4 in -
Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in 6.3 in -
Height, Overall
59.8 in 57.9 in -
Passenger Volume
101.2 ft³ 97.0 ft³ -

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