Which is Better? The 2019 Hyundai Elantra or 2019 Toyota Corolla?
2019 Hyundai Elantra
2019 Toyota Corolla
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If you're shopping for a stylish, reliable compact car at a great value, chances are both the Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla are on your list. The Elantra has been treated to an upgraded look and added standard safety features for 2019. The Corolla comes in an all-new hatchback this year, but the sedan model carries over from 2018 in preparation for a 2020 redesign. Here's what you need to know about how these best-selling small cars compare with one another.
When it comes to cargo space, both the sedan and hatchback versions of the Elantra come out ahead of their Corolla counterparts. You'll get more than 14 cubic feet with the Hyundai sedan compared with 13 for the Toyota. With the Elantra GT hatchback, you get nearly 25 cubic feet in the rear compared to about 21 cubic feet for the Corolla iM hatchback.
The Elantra is a bit peppier than the Corolla. It's powered by either a 147-horsepower four-cylinder engine or a 201-hp turbo-four if you choose the Sport models of either the sedan or the hatchback. The GT hatchback has a more powerful version of the standard engine that gets 161 horses. Drivers can choose between a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.
With the Corolla, you can opt for a four-cylinder engine that provides either 132 or 140 hp depending on trim. It's available with either a six-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). The 2019 version of the hatchback Corolla gets a reported 137 horses.
Both these cars provide above-average gas mileage, but the Hyundai slightly edges out the Toyota in this category. You'll get 28 city/37 highway miles per gallon with the base Elantra powertrain, compared to 28/36 with the base Corolla. Both vehicles are available in an Eco trim. The Elantra Eco gets 32/40 city/highway mpg, compared with 30/40 for the Corolla Eco.
If you're ready to take the refreshed 2019 Elantra for a test drive, visit us today at Pohanka Hyundai of Fredericksburg. Our knowledgeable sales staff will be happy to answer all your questions about this award-winning compact car. The Elantra was named the Best New Car for Teens by U.S. News and World Report and is a Top Safety Pick of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the GT was named one of the 10 Coolest New Cars Under $20,000 by Kelley Blue Book.
MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.
All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.
2019 Hyundai Elantra SEL 4dr Sedan for Sale
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