The 2017 Hyundai Elantra is 4 door Sedan that has quickly become one of the most popular, and reliable of its type. The newest 2017 model includes many subtle yet effective changes, all designed to make your ride and overall experience smoother than ever before.
Its overall stats are respectable, as you can expect 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft in torque. The 4 door Sedan’s fuel economy is also very good, with 8.3L/100km city, 6.4 highway and 7.4 combined.
Some sleek visual changes include the black touch ups all along the car that are very noticeable in the front spoiler and a fashionably large hexagonal grille. These details can be seen on all the models, starting with the $15,999 base model L Manual, followed by the $18,499 LE, $20,349 GL, $22,699 GLS. There are also two more luxurious models, the $26 249 the limited version with chrome trimming, and the $28,799 Ultimate. All the prices mentioned are before freight charges, dealer fees, and taxes.
All models, starting at the base model L have much quality of life improvements. There are heatable side mirrors for the colder days, along with heatable seats for warmth inside the car. The front seats are also adjustable six ways, and the interior has excellent ventilation. Vehicle Stability Management (VSM) will help you out with stability and traction control as well. This doesn’t have to be mentioned, but it’s nice to note that there is iPod/USB/aux connectivity.
The GL model adds some nice features, such as a power tilt-and-slide sunroof, a heatable leather-wrapped steering wheel, and some more safety features. You don’t have to be afraid of blind spots due to the camera with dynamic guidelines that is assisted by Android Auto, and the blind spot detection and rear cross traffic alerts.
There are more great traits that start at the GLS model. You don’t have to take your keys out often do to the proximity-sensing keyless access, and pushbutton ignition, there’s also light up door handles for the darker nights out. There is more touchless feature such as a hands-free trunk lid.
The limited and ultimate models aren’t given these names for no reason, they come with many extra features. You can expect to find accessories like leather upholstery, supportive seats with memory, an upgraded 4.2-inch colour TFT display from the 3.5-inch display on the lesser models, an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and an amazingly satisfying eight-speaker Infinity audio system. There is also chrome trimming along the window ledges, grille, door handles and tail lamps. The Ultimate Model includes some exclusive accessories like HID headlights, adaptive cornering control, adaptive cruise control, autonomous emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure warnings, and lane keeps assistance.
This new 4 door sedan may not be the most reactive and agile in the pack, but because of factors like the direct-injection engine, advanced six-speed manual, automatic transmissions and overall good handling found in the limited version and above, you can expect to experience a smooth and enjoyable ride.
You can also expect to get two years of full car warranty coverage.