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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
MSRP
$21,250
Invoice
$20,496
Average Price Paid
$20,269
56 listings nationwide

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2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
MSRP
$32,100
Invoice
$30,267
Average Price Paid
$29,792
801 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$20,871
Good Price
$19,720
Great Price
$19,062
2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
Fair Price
$30,776
Good Price
$28,650
Great Price
$27,434

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,988
2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,845
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Hyundai Elantra gets minor updates for 2020. It sits in the same class as the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and Volkswagen Jetta. The Elantra comes in SE, SEL, Value Edition, Eco,...

2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Hyundai first introduced the midsize Sonata in the United States in 1988. Drastic improvements over the years have helped the Sonata establish its reputation as a value-oriented leader...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
writes:
Perfect car for my needs. Lots of space in the interior and a huge trunk. Love the performance in the Turbo.
Handling Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD worse.
"Corners better and less lean"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate FWD better.
"I like the security of the trunk better than the open back end of the Santa Fe"
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD worse.
"Body style"
Value Ranked 2019 Toyota Camry LE FWD better.
"Safety plan, and credible reliability"

Specs

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
128 hp @ 5,500 RPM
245 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
260 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.82 in x 3.31 in
3.38 in x 3.38 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 45.5 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.4 cu ft 16.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,023 lbs --
Exterior
Length 181.9 in 191.1 in
Width 70.9 in 73.4 in
Height 56.5 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 110.4 in

Available Options

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fluid Metal
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Symphony Silver
2019 Hyundai Sonata
2.0T Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Electric Blue
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red
  • Symphony Silver

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