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2020 Hyundai Elantra Eco Sedan FWD
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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
MSRP
$21,990
Invoice
$21,001
Average Price Paid
$20,905
1,018 listings nationwide

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2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
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2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,250
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,400
12 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Highways are increasingly full of crossovers and small SUVs, but not too long ago sedans ruled the road. The simple three-box design made for a vehicle that was, and still is, an effec...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 10

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

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
50
writes:
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

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2019 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
41 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 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
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

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
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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