Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery

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  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    2 of the hottest FWD performance cars square off in a series of drag races
    The Honda Civic Type R has to defend the title of the best front-wheel-drive performance car versus the newcomer from Korea - Hyundai Elantra N
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    On paper, the Honda Civic Type R packs a bigger punch
    Its 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 puts out 306 hp and 295 lb/ft. Those are sent to the front wheels, exclusively, through a 6-speed manual. The real surprise is the weight - 3,084 lbs
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    The Hyundai Elantra N has a quicker transmission
    While a 6-speed manual is available, this one has an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic. its 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 puts out 286 hp and 289 lb/ft. The Elantra is heavier, though - 3,296 lbs
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    On paper, these 2 are quite evenly matched, but there's more to it
    While the Honda has a better power-to-weight ratio, the Hyundai's DCT will provide a constant acceleration. While it is heavier, it is believed that the Elantra N is underrated, in terms of the horsepower
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    The drag races were a draw
    The Elantra N failed to make a decent start on the first run, allowing the Honda to win, by a lot. In the second race, however, both cars launched perfectly, and the Hyundai won, even if by a bit
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    The roll races were more decisive
    2 different roll races from 2 different speeds were made. The results were similar - Hyundai's DCT did not give i the advantage it needed against the Civic Type R. However, the Civic did not win by a huge distance
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    As expected, the second roll race was more decisive
    From a 60 mph roll, the Civic Type R had zero problems with traction, allowing it to pull even harder, and beat the Elantra N by a few car lengths. The heavier Elantra was at an even greater disadvantage
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
    Swipe up for more on both vehicles and to see the races
    Regardless of the results, both cars proved they are competent performers. While, design-wise, both are not easy on the eye, the hardware underneath speaks loud and clear. Which one would you choose?
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
  • Honda Civic Type R Vs Hyundai Elantra N Is The Front-wheel-drive Drag Race You Don't Want To Miss - gallery
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