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

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Eco Sedan FWD
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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,...

2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Last year marked the debut of the third-generation Kia Forte, which offered enhanced levels of visual and mechanical refinement. For 2020, Kia introduces a set of performance trims. I...

Specs

2020 Hyundai Elantra
Eco Sedan FWD
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
33 MPG
29 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
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
Maximum Payload 1,023 lbs --
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

Exterior Colors

  • Fluid Metal
  • Lakeside Blue
  • Machine Gray
  • Phantom Black
  • Quartz White Pearl
  • Scarlet Red Pearl
  • Symphony Silver
2020 Kia Forte
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Black
  • Currant Red
  • Deep Sea Blue
  • Gravity Grey
  • Silky Silver
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Ex Special Edition

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