What Are the Hyundai Elantra dimensions?

The Hyundai Elantra strikes a good balance between attractive looks, interior conveniences, and low fuel consumption. It’s a top pick for both short commutes and cross-country excursions thanks to its roomy cabin, cutting-edge technology, and stylish exterior. But before you purchase a brand-new Elantra, you should first get a good idea of how large it is.

The 2023 Hyundai Elantra is 184.1 inches long, 71.9 inches wide (without the side mirrors), and 55.7 inches tall. It has a total passenger volume rating of 99.4 cubic feet and 14.2 cubic feet of storage space in the trunk.

In this guide, I’ll go into greater detail regarding the exterior and interior dimensions of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra, as well as discuss a few of the major changes made for this model year.

Hyundai Elantra Trims

First things first, you should know that the Elantra is available in 4 distinct trims: SE, SEL, Limited, and N Line.

Each trim level differs from the other in terms of price and features, which the costliest version—the N Line—coming with the most bells and whistles. However, in terms of dimensions and capacities, there’s very little difference between them.

Hyundai Elantra Dimensions

In this section, we’re going to take a look at Elantra’s exterior and interior measurements. This should give you a decent idea of how much space it takes in your garage or driveway and how comfortably you and your family and friends will fit inside the sedan.

Exterior Dimensions

Parameters Measurements
Length 184.1 in.
Width (w/o mirrors) 71.9 in.
Height 55.7 in.
Wheelbase 107.1 in.
Ground clearance 5.5 in.
Front track (SE, 15-in. wheels) 62.7 in.
Rear track (SE, 15-in. wheels) 63.1 in.
Front track (SEL, 16-in. wheels) 62.4 in.
Rear track (SEL, 16-in. wheels) 62.8 in.
Front track (SEL, 17-in. wheels) 62.2 in.
Rear track (SEL, 17-in. wheels) 62.6 in.
Front track (Limited, 18-in. wheels) 61.7 in.
Rear track (Limited, 18-in. wheels) 62.2 in.
Front track (N Line, 17-in. wheels) 62.6 in.
Rear track (N Line, 17-in. wheels) 62.6 in.

Interior Dimensions

Parameters Measurements
Front headroom w/o sunroof 40.6 in.
Front headroom w/ sunroof (SEL, Limited) 38.7 in.
Rear headroom 37.3 in.
Front legroom 42..3 in.
Rear legroom 38.0 in.
Front shoulder room 56.5 in.
Rear shoulder room 55.6 in.
Front hip room 53.4 in.
Rear hip room 50.5 in.
Passenger volume 99.4 cu. ft.
Cargo volume 14.2 cu. ft.
Total interior volume 113.6 cu. ft.

Miscellaneous Ratings

While the exterior and interior dimensions of a car can give you a decent idea of comfort, they’re not the only things you should consider. Here, we’ll go over the various miscellaneous ratings of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra, from its MSRP to its weight capacities.

Parameters SE SEL Limited N Line
Starting MSRP $20,500 $21,750 $26,350 $27,050
Fuel tank 12.4 gallons 12.4 gallons 12.4 gallons 12.4 gallons
City mileage 33 MPG 30 MPG 28 MPG 30 MPG
Highway mileage 42 MPG 40 MPG 36 MPG 40 MPG
Est. combined mileage 37 MPG 34 MPG 31 MPG 34 MPG
Curb weight 2,725 to 2,868 lbs. 2,725 to 2,868 lbs. 3,020 lbs. 2,725 to 2,868 lbs.
Wheels 15 in. 16 in. (upgradeable to 17 in. 18 in. 17 in.
Sunroof N/A N/A Standard Standard

Hyundai Elantra vs. Comparable Sedans

Now that we have a pretty good idea of how large and spacious the 2023 Hyundai Elantra is, let’s see how it compares to other sedans.

Sedan Length Width Height Passenger Volume Cargo Volume
Hyundai Elantra 184.1 in. 71.9 in. 55.7 in. 99.4 cu. ft. 14.2 cu. ft.
Audi A3 176.9 in. 70.7 in. 56.2 in. 87.0 cu. ft. 10.9 cu. ft.
Audi RS3 176.3 in. 70.7 in. 55.0 in. 87.0 cu. ft. 10.0 cu. ft.
Audi S4 187.5 in. 72.7 in. 56.2 in. N/A 12.0 cu. ft.
Acura ILX 182.2 in. 70.6 in. 55.6 in. 89.3 cu. ft. 12.4 cu. ft.
BMW 2-Series 179.0 in. 72.4 in. 54.8 in. 103.0 cu. ft. 10.0 cu. ft.
Chevrolet Cruze 183.7 in. 70.5 in. 57.4 in. 94.0 cu. ft. 14.8 cu. ft.
Honda Civic 184.0 in. 70.9 in. 55.7 in. 99.0 cu. ft. 14.8 cu. ft.
Honda Insight 183.6 in. 71.6 in. 55.6 in. 112.7 cu. ft. 15.1 cu. ft.
Kia Forte 182.7 in. 70.9 in. 56.5 in. 111.3 cu. ft. 15.3 cu. ft.
Lexus IS 185.4 in. 72.4 in. 56.5 in. 99.9 cu. ft. 10.8 cu. ft.
Mazda3 175.6 in. 70.7 in. 56.7 in. 92.8 cu. ft. 20.1 cu. ft.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 187.0 cu. ft. 74.4 in. 56.6 in. N/A 12.6 cu. ft.
Nissan Sentra 182.7 in. 71.5 in. 56.9 in. 96.0 cu. ft. 14.3 cu. ft.
Subaru Impreza 175.6 in. 70.0 in. 58.9 in. 100.9 cu. ft. 20.8 cu. ft.
Subaru WRX 183.8 in. 71.9 in. 57.8 in. 111.4 cu. ft. 12.5 cu. ft.
Toyota Corolla 182.3 in. 70.1 in. 56.5 in. 101.7 cu. ft. 13.1 cu. ft.
Volkswagen Jetta 186.5 in. 70.8 in. 57.7 in. 94.7 cu. ft. 14.1 cu. ft.
Volvo S60 187.4 in. 80.3 in. 56.6 in. 105.0 cu. ft. 116 cu. ft.

What’s New for the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

The SEL Convenience Package on the Elantra in 2023 includes 17-inch alloy wheels and a 10.3-inch digital gauge display. If you’re a fan of the previous N Line models, you may be disappointed to learn that the 2023 Elantra N Line does not come with manual transmission. However, what the N Line gains for this model year is a 10.25-inch digital display gauge.

Here’s a brief rundown of all the standard features for the 2023 Hyundai Elantra:

  • 8-in. touchscreen display
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Cruise control
  • 2 USB ports
  • Keyless entry
  • Emergency braking
  • Blind spot warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Auto high-beam headlights

Here are the optional features you can get with select Elantra trims:

  • LED headlights/taillights
  • Power Moonroof
  • Heated front seats
  • 10.25-inch display
  • GPS navigation
  • Wireless charging
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop/go
  • Digital instrument panel

In a nutshell, most of the changes made to the 2023 Hyundai Elantra are cosmetic. From a subjective point of view, this model year looks fiercer and more impressive, though you may have a different opinion.

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