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4dr Sedan Manual


Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.52 x .75
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.09 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75


Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 22.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.6


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.02
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.81


Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Elantra


Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent


Front Tire Size P195/60HR14
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P175/65R14
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR14
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.878
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.061
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.650
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2458


Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0