2018 Nissan Versa vs 2018 Hyundai Elantra Comparison

Specs at a Glance

2018 Nissan Versa

2018 Nissan Versa

Combined MPG*

  30 mpg

Cargo Space

  14.9 cu.ft.


2018 Hyundai Elantra

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Combined MPG*

  29 mpg

Cargo Space

  14.4 cu.ft.

2018 Nissan Versa vs 2018 Hyundai Elantra

Serving Gainesville, Atlanta, and Toccoa, GA

For anyone looking for an affordable subcompact with plenty of room on the inside and a fuel-sipping engine under the hood, the 2018 Nissan Versa and 2018 Hyundai Elantra fit the bill quite nicely. Each offers similar head and legroom for both front and rear seat passengers. Now available in three trim levels, S, S Plus, and SV trims, the Versa has a lot to offer far beyond outstanding fuel economy. Our sales team has put together this comparison for you to read showing you how each of them stacks up to help guide you to making the right decision.

Performance

Even subcompacts need plenty of power to haul you, your family, and your goodies around. All versions of the 2018 Nissan Versa come equipped with a 109 horsepower 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder engine rated at 107 pound-feet of torque. Those who choose the base S trim get a five-speed manual gearbox, those who opt for the S Plus and SV trims get a continuously variable transmission (CVT). With the manual transmission, the Versa gets 27/36 mpg* and with the CVT it gets 31/39 mpg*.

The 2018 Hyundai Elantra also offers a single engine choice. This is a 147 horsepower 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder rated at 132 pound-feet of torque. The SE trim comes with a six-speed manual gearbox, all other trims come with an automatic transmission. There is also the Eco version that comes with a turbocharged 1.4-liter inline four rated at 128 horsepower and 156 pound-feet of torque. This engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The 2.0L engine is rated at 26/36 mpg* with the manual transmission and 29/38 mpg* with the automatic. The 1.4 turbo four is rated at 22/30 mpg with a manual transmission and 22/29 mpg with the automatic.

Interior and Features

The base S trim starts out with a four-speaker audio system with wireless connectivity, an auxiliary jack, and a CD player. Moving up to the S Plus trim adds in cruise control on the inside and a rear spoiler in the outside. For those that want their 2018 Nissan Versa to come with a host of popular features, the SV trim starts out with upgraded upholstery, a driver seat armrest, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, power locks and windows, keyless entry, a USB port, and a media player interface that lets you connect to the vehicle’s audio system.

Finally, there is the SV Edition that ups the ante with a pair of fog lights, a rearview camera, streaming wireless audio, satellite radio, and a 5-inch touchscreen interface for your entertainment. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra also offers a well-equipped cabin with plenty of leg and headroom for both front and rear seat passengers.

2018 Nissan Versa for Sale in Gainesville, GA

If you would like to learn more about why we believe the 2018 Nissan Versa is the perfect car to fit your needs, why not come into Carriage Nissan and check these amazing cars out. We have an extensive selection for you to choose from along with a caring and knowledgeable team of sales specialists who are here to answer your questions, arrange a test drive, and then bring your new Versa to the front door for you to drive home in it today!


* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.