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2019 Hyundai Elantra Eco Sedan FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$21,117
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Eco Sedan FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,232
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,498

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Hyundai Elantra, which has come a long way since its launch in 1991, is a great example of Hyundai’s progress in developing its reputation for building reliable, affordable, and li...

2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Forte was Kia’s first attempt at truly creating a competitive compact car that didn’t have to justify its existence with a much lower price than other products. The first two gener...

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

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
writes:
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE better.
"4 whel with 8 speed gearbox...wow"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Corolla XSE better.
"8 speed gearbox...VVti engine...the Face lift of the new model"
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
20
writes:
Junk
Power Ranked 1963 Ford Fairlane better.
"Power isnt the question.its how a good american made engine feels"
Front Seats Ranked 1963 Ford Fairlane better.
"Awsome they dont make them like this anymore"

Specs

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
32 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
128 hp @ 5,500 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
156 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
12.5:1
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 --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.4 cu ft 15.3 cu ft
Exterior
Length 181.9 in 182.7 in
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 56.5 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Galactic Gray
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red
  • Symphony Silver
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Fire Orange
  • Gravity Grey
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Launch Edition

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