Why Buy a Hyundai Elantra: Reasons to Consider the Elantra

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The Hyundai Elantra is a vehicle that is value priced with very little compromise. Featuring a sporty look the car remains youthful, yet elegant. Making a statement with its unique design, fuel efficiency, technology, value, and comfort, the Hyundai Elantra shows its value, offering a package unbeatable for the price.

The main competitors of the Hyundai Elantra are the Honda Civic, and the Toyota Corolla. The compact sedan market is a popular and competitive segment, making each of these vehicles well matched, but there are some clear advantages for the Elantra that should not be ignored. 

Advantages over the Honda Civic: 

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Safety: 

When purchasing a vehicle it is important to ensure that safety is a priority to protect yourself as well as your passengers. Both vehicles are packed with safety features and technologies, making them almost equal, but it should be noted that the Hyundai Elantra is a IIHS+ Top Safety Pick.*

Price:

Price is very important to compare when purchasing a vehicle, considering both vehicles are closely matched, value should be the most important part in this decision. Hyundai offers the Elantra with a base MSRP of $17,099, compered to Honda offering the Civic with a base MSRP of $18,390. This price gap and value increases as you step up to the higher trim levels, proving Hyundai offers the better valued sedan offering their top of the line Ultimate model for $27,549 compared to Honda offering their Touring model for $29,826. 

Reliability:

Hyundai takes pride in the quality of their vehicles, this is shown with the generous standard 5yr/100,000km basic warranty compared to Honda’s 3yr/60,000km warranty. Beyond the warranty, the Honda Civic earned a 2.5 out of 5 on J.D. Powers Predictable Reliability Score, compared to Hyundai’s 4 out of 5, once again proving Hyundai’s always improving quality.

Toyota Corolla:

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Fuel Economy: 

When comparing base engines, the Hyundai Elantra takes the edge of fuel economy ensuring less overall trips to the gas station. The Hyundai Elantra with its base engine receives a rating of 7.8/5.6/6.8L (L/100KM. City/Highway/Combined), where the Toyota Corolla only receives a rating of 7.9/6.1/7.1L.

Price: 

Price is very important to compare when purchasing a vehicle, considering both vehicles are closely matched, value should be the most important part in this decision. Hyundai offers the Elantra with a base MSRP of $17,099, compered to Toyota offering the Corolla with a base MSRP of $18,990. This price gap and value increases as you step up to the higher trim levels, proving Hyundai offers the better valued sedan offering their top of the line Ultimate model for $27,549 compared to Toyota offering their XSE model for $28,490. 

Warranty:

Warranty ensures that repair costs are to a minimum throughout ownership of the vehicle. Hyundai takes pride in the quality of their vehicles and has received multiple awards for that exact reason, this pride has also carried over to our warranty. Hyundai has one of the most competitive warranties in the industry, boasting a 5yr/100,000km basic warranty compared to the Toyota’s 3yr/60,000km warranty.

 

*https://www.iihs.org/ratings/top-safety-picks