Comparison - Hyundai Elantra Sport 2018 - vs - Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium 2018

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Average Price: 
22,900
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
31,650
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed dual-clutch
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
18.50gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra ranked #11 in Compact Cars. Currently the Hyundai Elantra has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good gas mileage
Lots of available features
Larger-than-average cargo space
Great predicted reliability

Cons
Unimpressive engines
Lower safety scores than many rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
Fuel economy
Available safety features
Hands-free trunk access available
Handling
Multimedia system
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available

Cons
Bland interior design and materials
Backseat headroom
Many active safety features only in expensive packages
Road noise

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat ranked #13 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Volkswagen Passat has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 60 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Extremely spacious seats
Large trunk
Smooth ride

Cons
Competitors are more upscale inside
Rivals have more impressive tech offerings

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat does little wrong, but its stoicism means it isn’t much fun.

Pros
Massive interior
Conservative, quality feel
Good ride quality
Lots of standard safety tech

Cons
Totally devoid of personality
V-6 is very thirsty
Some cheap bits inside
Could a mid-size sedan be less interesting?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
26.00mpg
25.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
36.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.60L
2.00L
Torque: 
195ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
184ft-lbs
at 1 500rpm
Horsepower: 
201hp
at 6 000rpm
174hp
at 5 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
34.80Feet
36.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
179.90in
191.90in
Width: 
70.90in
72.20in
Height: 
56.50in
58.50in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
5.40in
Wheel Base: 
106.30in
110.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.80
38.30
Front Hip Room: 
53.40in
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
42.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.20in
56.90in
Rear Head Room: 
37.30
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
51.90in
Rear leg room: 
35.70in
39.10in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
57.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
14.40cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.40cu.ft
15.90cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3109.00lbs
3274.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Air Conditioning
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 In
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Option Package 01
Cargo Package
Winter Weather Package
Sport Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Applique
Mud Guards
Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Carpeted Floor Mats
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
Trunk Hook
Interior Light Kit
EC Mirror
EC Mirror W/Homelink And Blue Link