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Here's how the 2000 Hyundai Sonata, 2009 Kia Spectra, 2001 Kia Optima and the 2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring measure up.
4dr Sdn Manual
$14,999
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4dr Sdn Man LX
$13,550
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4dr Sdn LX Manual
$15,299
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4dr Wgn Man Touring
$17,800
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Overview

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

149.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

149.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

Combined MPG
0 26 0 26
Size
185.4" length, 55.5" height 177.2" length, 57.9" height 185.8" length, 55.5" height 177.4" length, 58.3" height
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Gray

Anthracite

Gray

Black

Beige

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize Compact Small Station Wagon

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 15 x -TBD- in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 6.0 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - - Steel
Spare Wheel Size
15 x 4.0 in N/A - Compact in
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.0 in 15 x -TBD- in 14 x 5.5 in 16 x 6.0 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 N/A - N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 N/A 95 90

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 3000 136 @ 4500 159 @ 4500 137 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 @ 5500 138 @ 6000 149 @ 6000 141 @ 6000
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.0L/122 2.4L/241 2.0L/121
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
361.20 mi 322.00 mi 361.20 mi 322.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 30 MPG 28 MPG 31 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
498.80 mi 420.00 mi 481.60 mi 434.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 23 MPG 21 MPG 23 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A 26 MPG N/A 26 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- - - Yes
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr Power Pwr
Brake ABS System
- - - 4-wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
- - - 10.3 x -TBD- in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.12 x .87 in 10.8 x -TBD- in 10.1 x -TBD- in 11.8 x -TBD- in
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal 14.0 gal 17.2 gal 14 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
17.25 ft 33.3 ft N/A 34.2 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 N/A 14.1 13.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.92 2.8 N/A 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
20.8 ft N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/60R15 P195/70HR14 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Size
P205/60HR15 P195/60R15 P195/70HR14 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D15 N/A - T125/80D15

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs - N/A 150 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs - N/A 1500 lbs

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3072 lbs 2701-2826 lbs 3263 lbs 3080 lbs

Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.6 in 68.3 in 71.5 in 69.5 in
Passenger Volume
100.0 ft³ 97.0 ft³ 100 ft³ 101.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³ 12.2 ft³ 13 ft³ 24.3 ft³
Wheelbase
106.3 in 102.8 in 106.3 in 106.3 in
Front Hip Room
57.9 in 52.4 in 55.8 in 53.9 in
Second Shoulder Room
55.7 in 53.9 in 55.7 in 54.7 in
Height, Overall
55.5 in 57.9 in 55.5 in 59.8 in
Track Width, Front
59.6 in 58.9 in 60.6 in 60.6 in
Min Ground Clearance
6.34 in 6.3 in 6.1 in 5.9 in
Liftover Height
27.1 in N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Rear
59.1 in 58.5 in 59.8 in 60.5 in
Front Leg Room
43.3 in 42.8 in 43.3 in 43.5 in
Length, Overall
185.4 in 177.2 in 185.8 in 176.6 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 40.0 in 39.0 in 40.0 in
Second Hip Room
57.1 in 53.9 in 54.4 in 52.6 in
Second Leg Room
36.2 in 35.4 in 36.2 in 36.4 in
Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in 55.1 in 56.9 in 55.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 5
Second Head Room
37.6 in 38.2 in 37.6 in 39.4 in

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