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What is Better Hyundai Elantra or Mazda 5?

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11 reasons to buy Hyundai Elantra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.7 vs 10.8 39% or 6.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 83.1 mm 10% or 8.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 235 nM vs 165 nM 30% or 70 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 11.7 sec. vs 12.8 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 118 mph vs 113 mph 5 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 104 g/mile 5% or 5 g/mile
Weight and capacity
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 weight 1357 kg vs 1470 kg 8% or 113 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.2 meters vs 11.2 meters 10% or 1 meters

10 reasons to buy Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
More engine power

115 bhp vs 111 bhp

85 kw. vs 82.5 kw.

3% or 4 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 39.2 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 18% or 7.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 47.11 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 22% or 10.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 30.41 mpg vs 34.4 mpg 13% or 3.99 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 55 liters 8% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2085 kg vs 1910 kg 8% or 175 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 615 kg vs 553 kg 10% or 62 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Hyundai Elantra vs. Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5300 RPM 25% or 1300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 10% or 193 cm3 more
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4495 mm vs 4585 mm 2% or 90 mm shorter
Width 1720 mm vs 1988 mm 13% or 268 mm narrower
Height 1425 mm vs 1615 mm 12% or 190 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2610 mm vs 2750 mm 5% or 140 mm less
Front tires size 185/65 R15 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 185/65 R15 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel 185/65 R15 vs 125/70 D16
Type of wheels 5.5JX15" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)