Check out this Throttle House comparison of the Type R (FK8), GR Corolla and Elantra N.
The new Toyota GR Corolla Circuit Edition ($53,900 in Canada, $42,900 in the US) has to make a name for itself amongst its stiff competition. Today that means a drag race with some worthy contenders - the Honda Civic Type R ($46,200 in Canada, $37,895 in the US) and the Hyundai Elantra N ($39,653 in Canada, $32,150 in the US). The Gr Corolla may have the AWD traction advantage off the hop, but the Civic is lighter and more powerful, and the Elantra has a torque advantage