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2020 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2020 Nissan Versa Review

New 2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai
Elantra

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New 2020 Nissan Versa

2020 Nissan
Versa

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MSRP*
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$19,300 to $24,150
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$14,830 to $18,340
Invoice* $18,656 to $23,118 $14,463 to $17,874
MPG - City 26 - 33 27 - 32
MPG - Hwy 33 - 41 35 - 40
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** **** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Elantra than the Nissan Versa. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Elantra, drivers may find the Nissan Versa a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Versa, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Hyundai Elantra is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Versa. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Elantra will cost more in transportation costs than the Nissan Versa.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra is much wider than the Nissan Versa, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Elantra, which is slightly longer than the Nissan Versa.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Elantra does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Nissan Versa.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Nissan Versa, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Elantra is somewhat more powerful than the Nissan Versa.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra and the Nissan Versa. The Hyundai Elantra has less cargo capacity than the Nissan Versa, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra than that of the Nissan Versa.