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2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,250
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,746

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,...

2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
William Maley Preview:

The Kia Forte5 is an affordable, well-equipped hatchback. After a comprehensive refresh last year that updated styling and mechanicals, Kia makes few changes to the 2018 model. With i...

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

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
10
writes:
Similar to the Elantra GT Sport and sharing the same drive train, the Kia Forte5 SX does not have an independe...

Specs

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
128 hp @ 5,500 RPM
164 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
151 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.82 in x 3.31 in
3.19 in x 3.82 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 --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.4 cu ft 23.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,023 lbs --
Exterior
Length 181.9 in 171.3 in
Width 70.9 in 70.1 in
Height 56.5 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 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
2018 Kia Forte5
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Gravity Blue
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • EX Premium Tech Package

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