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4dr Sedan Manual


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 3.2


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550


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

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 25.79
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.22
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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

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


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


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.02
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.81
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion


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


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .51
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -


Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P175/65R14
Rear Tire Size P175/60R14
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15


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


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.650
Clutch Size (in) 8.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.250


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2518.11


Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.0