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What is Better Hyundai Elantra or Mazda 323?

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17 reasons to buy Hyundai Elantra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.7 vs 9.0 49% or 8.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 78 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 78.4 mm 15% or 13.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

111 bhp vs 88 bhp

82.5 kw. vs 65 kw.

21% or 23 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 235 nM vs 132 nM 44% or 103 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.7 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 0.2 sec.
More top speed 118 mph vs 110 mph 8 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 115 g/mile 16% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 801 liters vs 356 liters 56% or 445 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1910 kg vs 1590 kg 17% or 320 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 553 kg vs 466 kg 16% or 87 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 550 kg vs 400 kg 27% or 150 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 1400 kg vs 1200 kg 14% or 200 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 3 years 40% or 2 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 11.4 meters 12% or 1.2 meters

4 reasons to buy Mazda 323

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 37.52 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 23% or 8.75 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 45.12 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 28% or 12.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.69 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 16% or 4.71 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1103 kg vs 1357 kg 23% or 254 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Hyundai Elantra vs. Mazda 323

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5500 RPM 27% or 1500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 1498 cm3 25% or 493 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4495 mm vs 4200 mm 7% or 295 mm shorter
Width 1720 mm vs 1705 mm 1% or 15 mm wider
Height 1425 mm vs 1420 mm 0% or 5 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 185/65 R15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Rear tires size 185/65 R15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Spare wheel 185/65 R15 vs 195/55 R15 85V
Type of wheels 5.5JX15" alloy wheels vs 15 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)