The Hyundai Elantra vs. The Competition

At Dave Hallman Hyundai in Erie, PA

See How the New Hyundai Elantra Matches Up Against the New Honda Civic

Searching for a compact car that's both fuel efficient and roomy? The new Hyundai Elantra has more to offer Erie drivers at a more affordable price. The new Honda Civic is also a spacious, economical car, but it doesn't have as many standard tech features as the Elantra. Dave Hallman Hyundai has the new Hyundai Elantra for sale near Fairview, PA. Read on to see why it's a better overall value than the Honda Civic.


One of the most important concerns about any car is whether you can count on it to get you to work each day. People in Edinboro can feel confident about the new Hyundai Elantra because it earned a terrific, four out of five predicted reliability rating from J.D. Power. The new Honda Civic received an average reliability score of three out of five.

Fuel Economy

Both the Honda Civic and the Hyundai Elantra are known for being fuel-efficient cars. The Civic gets 31 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway in its most economical configuration. North East drivers who want to save on gas will prefer the Elantra, which gets 33 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway.

Passenger Room

No one wants to spend much time riding in a car if they feel cramped inside. Both the new Honda Civic and the new Hyundai Elantra have a decent amount of passenger space. The main difference is in back. Backseat riders in Erie will have 38 inches of legroom with the Hyundai Elantra. The Honda Civic only has 37.4 inches of backseat legroom.

Hybrid Option

The new Hyundai Elantra is also offered in hybrid form. The Elantra Hybrid is powered by an inline four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that combine for 139 horsepower. Hyundai says it should get more than 50 mpg in combined city/highway driving. The Honda Civic is not available as a hybrid.


You'll feel better about your car if its covered by lengthy warranties. The new Honda Civic comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. The new Hyundai Elantra is backed by one of America's best warranties. Fairview drivers will rest assured knowing that comes with a five-year/60,000-mile limited warranty and a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.


You shouldn't have to pay a fortune for a compact car. The new Hyundai Elantra is a sensible choice for people in Edinboro because it's starting price is right around $19,000. The Honda Civic's base offering costs about $2,000 more.

Infotainment Systems

A good infotainment system makes slogging through slow traffic in McKean more enjoyable. The new Hyundai Elantra comes with an eight-inch touchscreen and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. The new Honda Civic only comes with a five-inch display and Bluetooth. To get a bigger screen or more infotainment options, you have to pay more.

Test Drive the New Hyundai Elantra at Dave Hallman Hyundai

If you want a spacious, efficient compact car that has engaging infotainment features, the new Hyundai Elantra is for you. The new Honda Civic also has a lot to offer, but the Elantra gives you more for your money. Dave Hallman Hyundai has a full line of new Elantra models for sale near Edinboro. Come see us and test drive one today.


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