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Hyundai Elantra GT (2019) vs. Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen (2011) Specs

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2019 Hyundai Elantra GT and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Specifications

Model Year 2019 2011  
Model Hyundai Elantra GT Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen  
Body 4dr Hatch 4dr Wagon  
Wheelbase 104.3 in 101.5 in 2.8 in
Length 170.9 in 179.3 in -8.4 in
Width 70.1 in 70.1 in 0 in
Height 57.7 in 59.2 in -1.5 in
Curb Weight 2943 lb. 3228 lb. -285 lb.
Fuel Capacity 14.0 gal. 14.5 gal. -0.5 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 39.1 in 38.4 in 0.7 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 56.2 in 54.8 in 1.4 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.2 in 41.1 in 1.1 in
Headroom, Row 2 38.5 in 38.1 in 0.4 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 55.4 in 53.1 in 2.3 in
Legroom, Row 2 34.8 in 35.5 in -0.7 in
Total Legroom 77 in (over 2 rows) 76.6 in (over 2 rows) 0.4 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 24.9 ft3 32.8 ft3 -7.9 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 55.1 ft3 66.9 ft3 -11.8 ft3

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TrueDelta Reviews the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT

2019 Hyundai Elantra GT Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
The front seats are comfortable and supportive in both cars, with Hyundai's likely agreeable for a wider range of body sizes and types. And the rear seat? Here we have another area where the Elantra Touring excelled, but neither Elantra GT has. The culprit this time isn't design, but a decision by those who make the big bucks at the corporate level. Hyundai offers Europeans the i30 (the same car with a different model name) in two lengths. These are marketed as a hatchback and as an estate or touring or tourer or kombi or whatever other label might help sell what Americans call station wagons. With the Elantra Touring, we got the latter, and consequently far more rear seat room and cargo carrying capacity than in any other compact hatchback. But we didn't buy the car. So with the first and second Elantra GT we've been getting the much less lengthy, more athletically proportioned hatchback. As it stands (or rather, sits), the Elantra GT's rear seat shouldn't be condemned as useless unless you're a driver of above-average height with similarly sized passsengers. At 5-9, I fit behind a driver seat set for myself with perhaps three inches between my knees and the seat back and about a half-inch to spare between the top of my head and the headliner (in a two-pedal Elantra GT with the optional sunroof). But people even a couple inches taller than me will feel cramped. The rear seats in the GTI and Civic are roomier. One plus in the Elantra GT's column: its rear seat passengers get air vents. The Civic's don't. In terms of cargo space the Elantra GT is more competitive, but nothing special the way it was with the Elantra Touring. see full Hyundai Elantra GT review

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
2011 4dr Wagon 170-horsepower 2.5L I5
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I am a tall guy with big feet, so my vehicle choices are greatly restricted. The Jetta Sportwagen (Golf Wagon here in Canada) is very comfortable on long drives. see full Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen review
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