car model comparison

Sedan Shakedown: 2020 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla at Keyes Cars

Keyes Cars, a top-rated car dealership serving Los Angeles, CA, offers a diverse selection of new and used automobiles. Included amongst are vast inventory are two titans of the compact sedan class: the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and the 2020 Toyota Corolla. Both cars are incredibly reliable and functional, and offer top value.

2020 Hyundai Elantra

2020 Hyundai Elantra at a glance:

  • Exceptional all-around value
  • Industry-leading warranty
  • One of the segment’s quietest, smoothest rides
  • New CVT gearbox promises even better gas mileage
  • SmartSense safety suite standard on all trims

Coming off last year’s refresh, which imbued the Hyundai Elantra with a new exterior and a new infotainment system, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra continues this acclaimed model’s evolution. The biggest addition is a continuously variable transmission (CVT), which promises to increase this sedan’s already admirable gas mileage. Also notable is the entry-level 2020 Hyundai Elantra SE getting the Hyundai brand’s SmartSense safety suite standard, and the inclusion of dual-zone automatic climate control in every trim. 

These enhancements strengthen the 2020 Hyundai Elantra model’s position as a class leader. After all, this is a car that boasts one of the industry’s best warranties and one of the compact sedan segment’s smoothest rides. “Smooth” also equals quiet and functional, as anyone who has ever driven a Hyundai Elantra will attest to this sedan’s ease of operation. And of course, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra offers a bounty of appealing standard features. 

2020 Toyota Corolla

Another acclaimed compact sedan turning heads at Keyes Cars is the 2020 Toyota Corolla. Fully redesigned this year, the 2020 Toyota Corolla marks the beginning of this all-time best-selling car’s 12th generation - a remarkable achievement and a testament to this Toyota sedan’s universal appeal. All five trims get new sheet metal, fresh curves, and appealing lines, complemented by a redesigned cabin whose materials and styling are both first-class. 

Like the 2020 Hyundai Elantra, the 2020 Toyota Corolla gets high marks for its comfortable ride and its intuitive controls, as well as its wealth of standard cutting-edge safety tech packaged as the Toyota Safety Sense suite. Transmission-wise, the Toyota Corolla has offered a CVT for several years now, along with an optional six-speed manual transmission for select trims. On the technology side, 2020 Toyota Corolla brings plenty to the table: Apple CarPlay, a WiFi hotspot, and much more. 

2020 Toyota Corolla at a glance:

  • Fully redesigned
  • Sharp exterior styling
  • Well-built, fully-featured cabin
  • Lots of standard safety tech
  • Abundant infotainment amenities

Experience These Class Leaders Today

When faced with a no-lose choice between two class-leading vehicles like the 2020 Hyundai Elantra and 2020 Toyota Corolla, we recommend test driving both cars. Visit our Toyota dealership at 5855 Van Nuys Blvd in Los Angeles, CA, and then stop by our Hyundai dealer just down the street.