Both the Toyota Corolla and the Hyundai Elantra are compact sedans that have exciting features to offer. In this post, we'll compare the two cars to find out which one offers the best bang for your buck.
The Toyota Corolla offers a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine as standard, which delivers 139 HP. However, on the higher trim levels, such as the SE and XSE, there's a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 169 HP. You can choose either a continuously variable automatic transmission or a six-speed manual transmission. There's a hybrid model as well. All the engine options are quite fuel-efficient.
In terms of cargo space, the Corolla offers 13 cubic feet - enough to accommodate eight bags. The Corolla also has an infotainment system with features such as Wi-Fi hotspot and Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility. Buyers can opt for a wireless charging system as well, along with a JBL audio system.
Standard safety features on the Corolla include adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, automated emergency braking, and forward-collision warning.
The Elantra's standard four-cylinder engine delivers 147 HP, which is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission in a front-wheel-drive configuration. There's a hybrid model as well, which features a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 139 HP. Fuel efficiency is decent.
The Elantra offers limited cargo space and can only accommodate up to six carry-on suitcases. In terms of infotainment, there's a standard 8" display with an optional 10.3" display. Standard infotainment features include Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility along with a voice-recognition feature.
Standard safety features include lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, pedestrian detection, and automated emergency braking. Adaptive cruise control is available.
All in all, the Toyota Corolla is the better choice considering factors like greater standard safety, reliability and infotainment features. The Corolla's fuel efficiency is superior too. We carry a selection of Hyundai Elantras and Corollas in our used inventory in Delray Beach, FL. Great specials and financing options on all of our new and used cars so come see us and test drive one today! We are located in Delray Beach near Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach FL.