2017 Honda Civic Hatchback vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT

2017 Honda Civic Hatch White

Honda Civic Hatchback

2017 Hyundai Elantra GT White

Hyundai Elantra GT

Hatchbacks utilize a rear door to offer better cargo capacity and capability than their sedan counterparts, and well-equipped models in this category can be hard to come by. On the surface, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and the 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT both seem well equipped for grocery runs in Frankfort, IL as well as summer trips out to Lake Michigan. However, only one model offers superior available power and fuel economy. Find out which one leads the field!

Available Power

The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comes in a number of configurations, and the Sport trim level includes an exclusive engine. The 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT, on the other hand, is only available in one configuration. Here’s how their power output numbers compare:

  • The centerpiece of the Civic Hatchback Sport is a 1.5L engine that puts out 180 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque through a continuously variable transmission.
  • The Hyundai Elantra GT uses a 2.0L four-cylinder engine to put out 173 hp and 154 lb-ft of torque with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

If you’d like to combine exciting power with hatchback capability, turn to the Honda Civic.

Fuel Economy

Throughout the model line, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback offers remarkable fuel economy. Here’s how it compares to the 2017 Hyundai Elantra GT:

  • With front-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission, the Elantra GT reaches 24 mpg city/32 mpg highway/27 mpg combined in EPA estimates.*
  • The Civic Hatchback lineup is offered with front-wheel drive and a continuously variable transmission in the LX trim that reaches 31 mpg city/40 mpg highway/34 mpg combined in EPA estimates.*

For more fuel savings over the life of the vehicle, the Civic Hatchback is the better choice.

Drive the Better Hatchback in Orland Park Today!

With plenty of cost-saving efficiency and exciting power, the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is the clear winner in this comparison. It’s available now at Community Honda of Orland Park, and when you’re ready to see this capable hatchback in action, stop by our showroom at 8340 W. 159th St. It even comes out ahead when compared with the well-regarded Chevy Cruze Hatchback. Get in touch to learn about our 24 Hour Test Drive program and find out why so many customers are raving about the Civic Hatchback!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.