Compare Tucson vs Elantra

Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Elantra: Which New Hyundai Vehicle is Right for You?

If you want your next vehicle to provide you with state-of-the-art features, an impressive performance, and upscale comfort at an affordable price, we invite you to come check out our great selection of new Hyundai models in North Attleboro, MA. The Hyundai lineup offers many great choices, but both the Hyundai Elantra and Tucson standout as great options for any driver. Whether you're shopping for a new car or a new SUV, both models provide everything you're looking for and more at a price that's sure to fit your financial needs with our great financing and lease options.

To help you better understand what makes both the Hyundai Tucson and Elantra so special, we're going to compare the two, highlighting some of the key similarities and differences to help you decide which one is the best fit for you and your outings around Seekonk today.

Hyundai Tucson vs. Hyundai Elantra

Body Type

The new Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Tucson differ, mainly, in body style. The new Elantra is a well-equipped small sedan, while the Tucson is an upscale compact crossover SUV, without the upscale price. Both vehicles offer an impressive range of standard features and options let you enjoy the highest value at the smallest price.


If you're shopping for the most affordable option, the Hyundai Elantra wins the battle. However, both vehicles offer a large divide in what they can offer you as a driver or passenger. The new Hyundai Tucson lineup starts at below $28,000, while the Hyundai Elantra starts at just over $20,500. Both vehicles have many benefits and differences that make one option better for some drivers than others.

If you're shopping for a sporty vehicle, the new Hyundai Elantra N Line models provide you with it, at a price of just over $27,000. The new Hyundai Tucson lineup also features N line models, providing you with greater athleticism at a price of slightly over $33,500.


The new Hyundai Tucson offers more space for passengers and cargo as an SUV than the Elantra does as a smaller compact sedan. Both vehicles, however, allow you to fit your passenger and cargo needs, but it depends on how large your needs are. The Tucson provides impressive spaciousness, with 108.2 cubic feet of passenger volume for five passengers. The Hyundai Elantra also has seating for five passengers, and as a subcompact sedan, it also impresses with 95.8 cubic feet of passenger volume.

You'll also be able to fit more cargo in a new Hyundai Tucson than a Hyundai Elantra model. The new Tucson lineup offers 38.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row, offering ample space for your luggage, groceries, sporting equipment, and much more. Fold down the seats, and you can utilize up to 80.3 cubic feet of maximum cargo space for your larger needs. The Hyundai Elantra also offers a large amount of space for the size of the vehicle, with 14.2 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk.

Technology and Safety Features

Both the new Hyundai Elantra and Hyundai Tucson models come equipped with an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system to help you stay connected and in control on all your trips to Milford and beyond. All models come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility as well, allowing you to connect your smartphone and have access to all your favorite features whenever you're in your vehicle. Both models also have an available 10.25-inch touchscreen display on higher trim levels.

The new Hyundai Elantra lineup offers a larger amount of standard driver assistance features than the new Hyundai Tucson lineup does. All Tucson models come well-equipped with features like driver attention warning, forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, rear seat reminder, and more. The new Elantra lineup builds on these features by offering additional features like blind-spot collision-avoidance assist, rear cross-traffic alert, safe exit warning, and rear automatic braking.

Trim Levels

Hyundai Elantra

The new Hyundai Elantra lineup features five main trim levels, ranging from a well-equipped base SE model to the sporty N Line models. All SE models come with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 147-horsepower and a continuously variable automatic transmission. Every model also has an 8-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, two USB ports, and a wealth of standard driver assist features, providing you with more awareness and peace of mind as you travel around Milford.

As you climb to the SEL, Limited, and N Line models, you'll be treated to a large variety of additional features, like a larger 10.25-inch touchscreen display, wireless smartphone charging pad, leather-trimmed seats, larger engine with 201-horsepower, and much more.

Hyundai Tucson

The new Hyundai Tucson lineup also comes equipped with a large offering of standard features, with 187-horsepower standard, an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a large suite of safety features.

As you climb trim levels in the Tucson lineup, you'll be treated with more upscale features, including rear USB outlets, a wireless charging pad, roof rails, hands-free liftgate, ventilated front seats, synthetic leather upholstery, and many other features to accommodate your needs.

Explore the Hyundai Tucson and Elantra Lineups for Yourself

The best way to find out which of our new Hyundai models is the best fit for you is to make the quick trip from Mansfield to see them all in person at First Hyundai today.

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