Friday, January 27, 2006
2006 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2006 Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla vs. Hyundai Elantra Review How the Toyota Corolla stacks up against the Hyundai Elantra by Nigel Cooper, Topanga CA 2006 Toyota Corolla Price Range: $13,780 - $17,780 2006 Hyundai Elantra Price Range: $13,299 - $15,845 Handling With its tighter turning circle, the Hyundai is very likely more maneuverable than the Toyota, something to consider if you do a lot of city driving; on the flip side, keep in mind that a vehicle with a tight turning circle may feel a bit twitchy on the highway. Drivetrain The Hyundai Elantra's engine isn't much bigger than the Corolla's. Torque is roughly equivalent to acceleration, and in this respect, the Hyundai Elantra is considerably more powerful than the Toyota Corolla. Utility There's no clear winner between the Toyota Corolla and the Hyundai Elantra regarding hauling capacity. The Toyota Corolla and the Hyundai Elantra can accommodate the same number of passengers. The Elantra outpulls the Toyota Corolla by a sizeable margin. Convenience You'll likely take the Hyundai Elantra for a fill-up roughly as often as the Toyota. The Hyundai Elantra's fuel tank will need to be replenished slightly more often than the unit in the Toyota Corolla. Comfort While the front cabin in the Hyundai offers a bit more head room than the Toyota Corolla, there honestly isn't much of a difference. While the rear of the Elantra provides a bit more head- and leg-room than the Toyota Corolla, there really isn't much of a difference. Dimensions The Elantra is a little heavier than the Toyota Corolla. The Toyota Corolla's tank is about the same size as the Hyundai's, though the Elantra's is a little bigger. The Hyundai Elantra and the Toyota Corolla compete for the same parking spaces. Cost The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle from its point of origin to the dealer. It costs approximately the same to get the Hyundai to the dealership as the Toyota Corolla. Regarding gas mileage, the Toyota Corolla bests the Hyundai. The Hyundai pales in comparison to the Toyota Corolla regarding gas mileage. In terms of MSRP, the Hyundai doesn't cost much less than the Toyota Corolla. Overview The basic warranty that comes with the Toyota Corolla isn't quite as generous as the Hyundai's. Source: Newcars.com Always remember to visit for latest deals available Gary Rome Hyundai , Hyundai Accessory Store and Hyundai Performance Auto Parts.